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cpu-z is trojans?

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i downloaded cpu-z from here like 2 days ago and ran it on my new build. the first day it was fine but then it wouldnt open. everytime i try to take it from the rar it tells me that its a trojan. is this a false reading by AVG?

i figured it was just a false reading to i tried to open it anyway and i get an error. whats going on with this?
   
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post #2 of 12
It sounds like when you downloaded it you didn't get all the file.

Give it another go http://cpuid.com/cpuz.php
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Another member had that issue a little earlier today, CassieB I think it was

EDIt: its was cassieb

http://www.overclock.net/other-softw...ty-threat.html
    
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Second thread about this in two days. Weird.
    
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False reading by AVG
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Download the official one from cpuid.com the one here is VERY outdated.
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post #7 of 12
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i dled it 3 times. it did work for about a day. why trojans?


edit: wow fast replies . thanks ill go try the one from the site.
   
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post #8 of 12
yes defintely a false positive all files here are clean, there has been alot of posts like this in the last few days seems like the latest virus definitons are borked, hopefully grisoft will sort this out.
EDIT: getting the one from cpuid will not solve it this is a problem on AVGs end
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Originally Posted by Bitemarks and bloodstains View Post
yes defintely a false positive all files here are clean, there has been alot of posts like this in the last few days seems like the latest virus definitons are borked, hopefully grisoft will sort this out.
EDIT: getting the one from cpuid will not solve it this is a problem on AVGs end
i figured it was false positive thats why i opened it anyway the first time. i trust this site


yup it didnt work. i cant open the file still even if ignore the trojan. i guess ill just have to live withouy CPU-z for a little bit.
   
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post #10 of 12
try manualy updating the virus definitons as i have just dled, extracted using winrar and ran cpuz from cpuid on my gfs comp running vista ultimate 32 bit no probs
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