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ASC files BrowserCleaner.exe and ASCFeature.exe infected with FileRepMalware?


DrBen
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Greetings...

 

I have been using Advanced System Care software for a number of years along with Avast antivirus software on multiple home computers. Within the past two weeks, my Avast antivirus software has reported the following:on each of my home computers:

 

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Threat blocked - We've blocked BrowserCleaner.exe because it was infected with FileRepMalware

 

C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\AdvancedSystemCare\BrowserCleaner.exe

 

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Threat blocked - We've blocked ASCFeature.exe because it was infected with FileRepMalware

 

C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\AdvancedSystemCare\ASCFeature.exe

 

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I recently updated my Advanced System Care software to version 12.4.0.351 - it is possible that the above "threat blocked" issue started shortly after the installaton of this new software version.

 

What I would like to know is:

 

#1 - Are these two ASC files - BrowserCleaner.exe and ASCFeature - infected with FileRepMalware or is this a false report by my Avast antivirus software?

#2 - Has anyone else encountered this same issue?

 

Please advise. Thanks!

 

Attached is a screen capture of the "threat blocked" alert for BrowserCleaner.exe. The "threat blocked" alert for ASCFeature.exe appeared the same, except for file name.

 

 

[ATTACH=JSON]{"data-align":"none","data-size":"medium","data-attachmentid":228514}[/ATTACH]

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Hi there,

 

Thanks for contacting IObit. This is Cicely.

 

Sorry for the issue you encountered. It is a false positive. We've solved it. Please download and reinstall Advanced SystemCare from the link below to solve the issue.

http://update.iobit.com/dl/advanced-systemcare-setup.exe

 

Should you need other assistance related to IObit programs, please contact us again.

http://update.iobit.com/dl/advanced-systemcare-setup.exe

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