It is not a virus, your software may detect that because of how the program works (ie reprograms flash chips), and licensing issues. No virus there, unless some virus on drop box add that moment in time.
Some apps detect programs like that as virus anyway, that is why he add password to the file too so host does not delete when uploaded.
* Note * his same message regarding this on the software download page - http://shop3.nanobios.cafe24.com/article/download/7/8
I uploaded the 1.1h (1.1) version and attached here, you will have to tell your virus app to ignore. Or after extract attempt, from quarantine restore and exclude from future scan, that's what I put for Eset Smart Security
Password is now 1234 on my zip, I added the PDF in there too.
You don't need any drivers, well it installs a driver itself at end of program setup, and it does work on windows 7, unsure about newer OS.
You can only use this program, none of those other CH341A programs are compatible with this programmer.
- sockets are cheap and can be soldered in place of that chip, but it will need to be done via solder paste and hot air or infrared solder setup due to the locations of the pins inside the socket.
Possibly could be done without hot air, but it would be easier that way