I ve found a virus!

TravelerNi Member Posts: 1 New User
hi all,

I ve found a virus! in your files!
both in the Acer Software and the Bios 1.23 for my TravelMAte 8473TG!
I am trying to update the bios version from v1.17 to install the Linux AND to fix the MBR.
dont know what to do.

appreciate any help! thx


  • Leostat
    Leostat ACE Posts: 3,043 Pathfinder
    Usuaully these are false posotives as its detecting behaviour which is like a virus, in this case, it acts as a dropper, where in fact it probabley just calls out to acer to get extra files when needed. If its direct from the acer site, its about as trustworthy as your gonna get