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Offline rambo1940

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amcap.exe
« on: September 27, 2010, 01:11:12 PM »
Latest scan found.
Name:amcap.exe
location:c:/program files\pinnacle\studio11\bin
Is this really a virus
At the moment it is in the virus chest
Help and advice would be appreciated
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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2010, 01:45:32 PM »
Can you extract it from Chest to a safe place in the avast exclusion folders and send it to www.virustotal.com to check if it is really an infected file?
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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2010, 02:13:44 PM »
Thanks for your assistance.
I have submitted it.
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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2010, 02:23:00 PM »
Please, post back the results (the link for virustotal results).
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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2010, 02:40:37 PM »
Could you explain more please.I don't understand Virustotal results
It says it will be submitted on the next update
Will i get an email?I have submitted my address.
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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2010, 03:55:16 PM »
It says it will be submitted on the next update
No, you're submitting from avast Chest (quarantine) and has nothing to do with Virustotal.
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=64211.msg542689#msg542689
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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2010, 05:46:24 PM »
Sorry.This is beyond me at the moment.
It is going to take me some time to know what i am doing.
Thanks again for you assistance

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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2010, 05:50:37 PM »
You're welcome. Feel free to come back any time you need help or just to change experiences 8)
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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2010, 05:52:43 PM »
I'm much obliged to you.

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Re: amcap.exe
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2011, 02:14:08 AM »
Can you extract it from Chest to a safe place in the avast exclusion folders and send it to www.virustotal.com to check if it is really an infected file?

I did that, as amcap.exe came up in the scan result for me. Only avast and McAfee report it as any kind of problem. This file is a component of Windows 98 (that I still have on another partition) and has survived many scans with several programs over the years. This would be a false positive. I also submitted it as such to the avast virus lab.