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Offline Spiker101

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Should I be concerned about ERROR 42144?
« on: March 24, 2012, 01:12:44 AM »
This is my scan log for the boot scan with avast. Regular full scan with both avast and malwarebytes shows nothing. I can do a fresh install or restore using acronis but I really prefer not to because the amount of time it would take me. (I just realized this is probably the wrong area to post but i dont know how to delete/move it)

03/23/2012 15:26
Scan of all local drives

File C:\ProgramData\Apple Computer\Installer Cache\iTunes 10.6.0.40\iTunes64.msi|>iTunes.cab|>iTunes.exe is infected by Win32:Malware-gen, Repair: Error 42060 {The file was not repaired.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Move to chest: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Repair: Error 42060 {The file was not repaired.}
File C:\ProgramData\Apple Computer\Installer Cache\iTunes 10.6.0.40\iTunes64.msi|>iTunes.cab|>iTunesHelper.exe is infected by Win32:Trojan-gen, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}
File C:\Users\Spiker\AppData\Local\Temp\~PP1674.ppt|>Pictures Error 42144 {OLE archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Users\Spiker\AppData\Local\Temp\~PP1674.ppt|>PowerPoint Document Error 42144 {OLE archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Users\Spiker\AppData\Local\Temp\~PP2629.ppt|>Pictures Error 42144 {OLE archive is corrupted.}
File C:\Windows\Installer\330dcca.msi|>iTunes.cab|>iTunes.exe is infected by Win32:Malware-gen, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Delete: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Move to chest: Error 42111 {The operation is not supported for this type of archive.}, Repair: Error 42060 {The file was not repaired.}
File C:\Windows\Installer\330dcca.msi|>iTunes.cab|>iTunesHelper.exe is infected by Win32:Trojan-gen, Repair: Error 42060 {The file was not repaired.}
Number of searched folders: 34940
Number of tested files: 729457
Number of infected files: 4
« Last Edit: March 24, 2012, 01:20:58 AM by yiyang07@gmail.com »

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Re: Should I be concerned about ERROR 42144?
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2012, 01:25:28 AM »
Spiker welcome to Avast! forum

Sent iTunes.exe and iTunesHelper.exe to Virus Total to be scanned by 40 or so antimalware scanners to discard F/P.

https://www.virustotal.com/

Error 42144 { OLE archive is corrupted } is just that. Nothing to worry about besides they are located in temp.
« Last Edit: March 24, 2012, 02:23:42 AM by iroc9555 »
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Re: Should I be concerned about ERROR 42144?
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2012, 07:00:52 PM »
I have this problem too and I don't know what to do.
@spiker101 did you fix it?
@iroc9555 are you sure? Sorry i'm not trying to doubt you I just want to make sure my computer is 100% safe before I start using it again. :\

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=96061.0 <-- just found this
« Last Edit: March 24, 2012, 07:05:51 PM by Ekry »

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Re: Should I be concerned about ERROR 42144?
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2012, 07:07:32 PM »
the iTunes files detected is probably False positive.....so if anyone could upload to virustotal and check ?

files that can not be scanned are just that, it does not mean they are infected
avast is just telling you it can not scan the file(s) and the reason why...no mor no less..and there is nothing avast can do with it
files detected as malware are given a malware name when detected
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