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Is Cloud Scanner .trojan.Gen@2@1 a false positive? [closed]

asked 2014-05-10 13:27:46 +0100

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updated 2015-09-06 20:32:46 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Windows 8.1 with Comodo security. Attempt to install AOO 4.1 resulted in quarantine because of the trojan. The new install killed off AOO 4.0 so now I have no office apps available. Not good.

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answered 2014-05-10 13:42:51 +0100

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If you downloaded AOO from their official site ( http://www.openoffice.org/ ), then it probably is just a false positive. Antivirus software are often too eager to mark stuff as viruses because they rely on inaccurate heuristics (in fact for Windows 8 I would suggest running only Windows Defender and certainly not paying for antivirus).

This is the Ask site for LibreOffice, though. Maybe you could try the latest LibreOffice version from http://www.libreoffice.org/ and see if it runs well? :)

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