Virus(?)

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Need_Map_Help, May 28, 2017.

  1. Need_Map_Help

    Need_Map_Help L1: Registered

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    So, I was downloading Source SDK today to run Valve Batch Compiler Tool(I usually run Hammer from TF2's bin folder) and Avast blocked some suspect file. Is it a virus or am I being stupid because Steam is a trusted service?
     
  2. Need_Map_Help

    Need_Map_Help L1: Registered

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    Sorry! I didn't know there was an off-topic board.
     
  3. Startacker!

    aa Startacker! L⛧: Hell's Bells

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    It isn't a virus, just a false positive.
     
  4. Crowbar

    aa Crowbar perfektoberfest

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    Unless the executables have actually been corrupted by an actual virus, in which case yeah, you're running risks.
    I think we can trust Steam itself to have no malware.
     
  5. MOCOLONI

    MOCOLONI L5: Dapper Member

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    Simply add it to Avast's "exceptions" list.