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Hey guys

Just ran my virus scan just now and malware bytes detected something that i think might be a false positive.

From what i googled.

Process name: Windows CardSpace User Interface Agent
and its used for Microsoft .Net Framework.

Here is a screenshot :



Was wondering if i should keep or delete this file any help appreciated.

Thanks

Ben
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i delete everything malwarebytes finds never had a problem. could be a false positive tho.
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i delete everything malwarebytes finds never had a problem. could be a false positive tho.
Yeah i just dont want my system to screw up from this single file.

Thanks for your input though.
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found this. might help you to decide

http://www.processlibrary.com/direct...ardagt/205230/
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Delete it. I've always deleted EVERYTHING that malwarebytes has ever found, no problems ive had either.
    
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One thing to take into account is the name of the file isn't always what's important. Malware commonly finds a non-harmful systemfile and injects it's own code into it or completely replaces it. This way programs that check for file names, or humans like you say "this file isn't dangerous" and let it stay.

We find files like this all the time at my work, and MWB is extremely safe to use. Just delete it, and if it causes problems later you can just replace it.
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The best question to ask. Is it currently running? If not it's not doing anything.
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The best question to ask. Is it currently running? If not it's not doing anything.
oh yeah, I have 309000000000000000000000000000 trojans on my computer, but dont worry they're not running

    
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One thing to take into account is the name of the file isn't always what's important. Malware commonly finds a non-harmful systemfile and injects it's own code into it or completely replaces it. This way programs that check for file names, or humans like you say "this file isn't dangerous" and let it stay.

We find files like this all the time at my work, and MWB is extremely safe to use. Just delete it, and if it causes problems later you can just replace it.
Yea i did delete it so far hasn't caused any issues.
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The best question to ask. Is it currently running? If not it's not doing anything.
And no it wasn't running in task manager.
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