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Offline zouip

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SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« on: March 23, 2012, 10:23:04 AM »
Hi,

This morning I had an alert from Avast saying SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe were infected by Malware-gen. I think this is another false positive like the one on Feb 5th (see http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=92636.0).

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2012, 10:25:19 AM »
Hello,
send us (virus@avast.com) the file to analyze, please. Put "False positive" to subject.

Milos

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2012, 10:53:21 AM »
Hi,

I just submitted it using the "send to avast" option in the quarantine zone (I don't know where the quarantine is located on the drive to send you them by email).

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Offline Bunni

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2012, 11:28:50 AM »
Happened to me as well!  Same thing, SteamService.exe reported as Malware gen.

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2012, 11:33:45 AM »
Hello,
FP should be fixed in current stream update (pkg1203230000000002.bin).

Milos

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2012, 12:18:11 PM »
yeah I actually came across this problem just now :/

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2012, 12:20:24 PM »
Hi,

Problem is solved for SteamService.exe, but not for SteamErrorReporter.exe. Could you check please ?

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Offline michael crane

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2012, 12:22:53 PM »
same here, I'm trying to reinstall steam as I had VAC issue yesterday.

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2012, 12:40:14 PM »
ok, that seems to be fixed

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2012, 12:48:50 PM »
Hi,

Same here, everything solved. Thanks for your reactivity ;)

Bye,

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2012, 12:19:57 PM »
Today Avast alert me about WriteMiniDump.exe Win32:Malware-gen. Its a steam file. Then I cant run steam.

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Re: SteamService.exe and SteamErrorReporter.exe false positives
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2012, 02:25:55 PM »
Today Avast alert me about WriteMiniDump.exe Win32:Malware-gen. Its a steam file. Then I cant run steam.
Hello,
send us (virus@avast.com) the file to analyze, please. Put "False positive" to subject.

Milos