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Downloaded the(awesome)Kai Tak V2 scenery a week or so ago from Avsim. Today after downloading latest definitions for(freeware)AVG anti-virus I got an alert for "trojan horse SHeur.AVTG" on the "9Dragons V2 Installer.exe" file.Just wanting to know if anyone else with AVG was getting this alert also.Thanks

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Yes, I am having the same alert but only after downloading the latest definitions.Best regards,

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Get the same message from one of the LEAS C-119's recently uploaded. I think something added recently has caused this Click Install version to be seen as a trojan."Let me help you out. You're cleared to taxi any way you can to any runway you see."

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Yep, AVG's latest update must be producing some false positives. No trojans here... only dragons! ;-)

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I've had this too with 9Dragons. Also, AVG recently 'wiped out' over half my Flight1 fleet!!I've gone over to 'Avast' for the time being.

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Good Morning,I downloaded a self installing mod for NASCAR Racing 2003 Season about six months ago. I installed the mod at that time and to this day everything works excellently. I sent my friends the file and they installed it and it works great for them as well.This morning when I ran AVG I got the same message all of you did about the Trojan Horse virus. I did a search on Google and that's how I found this thread. I believe you all when you say that it's a false reading.Please let me know via this thread if you find out anything in addition to this and I will keep you all posted if I discover anything.Thank you all.-Tom

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I have the same trojan horse alert by the AVG. I am reassured by the developer of the fantastic Kai tak scenery 'Clutch Cargo'. However I think best someone to inform the AVG staff of this false possitive.RegardsShri

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What you are supposed to do when you get what you believe to be a false positive is to send the file to virus@grisoft.com. They'll check it out and if it's a false positive will remove it from detection in future versions.As far as the Flight 1 stuff, that's a known issue. The affected Flight 1 installers are protected from being cracked/reverse-engineered by a program called Themida. But that protection prevents anti-virus programs from checking the files inside. What's worse is Themida's apparently been cracked and used to distribute viruses that anti-virus programs can't detect. That's why AVG (and other anti-virus programs) report stuff as packed.Themida. The only safe remedy is to remove individual files one by one. Try sending the download links of affected files to virus@grissoft.com. I did that for the Flight 1 ATR (which got removed from detection) and mentioned the 727 but don't know if that was removed. (Those files are way too big for e-mail.)And one big tip to anyone using AVG: You can make AVG ask you what to do if it thinks it finds a virus/trojan/whatever rather then automatically "heal" the file. Go into the Test Center, bring up Tests|Complete Test Settings and uncheck Automatically heal files."Let me help you out. You're cleared to taxi any way you can to any runway you see."

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FYI, if you didn't uninstall AVG, the files it "healed" should have been moved to AVG's virus vault and you could recover them that way. And see below for a way you could prevent AVG from "healing" files automatically. AVG's not the only anti-virus that detects Flight 1 files, NOD32 detects (or detected) some of them as potentially unwanted programs I believe. AVG Free calls everything it finds a virus, regardless of what it actually is."Let me help you out. You're cleared to taxi any way you can to any runway you see."

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I didn't download Kia Tak (I fear it would make my computer have an attack of apoplexy) but it sure looks FINE! Anyway, I bet they used a ClickTeam installer didn't they?I ask because I used one for my scenery that I just posted here and I've had a fella with AVG Free contact me saying that AVG Free said it had a virus... I've checked it every way I know how (I have Norton) and it looks ok, even when I re-downloaded it to check what was stored here at AVsim...

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>>And one big tip to anyone using AVG: You can make AVG ask you>what to do if it thinks it finds a virus/trojan/whatever>rather then automatically "heal" the file. Go into the Test>Center, bring up Tests|Complete Test Settings and uncheck>Automatically heal files.>Thanks for that!

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