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False Virus/Malware Reports

For those who have refused to use the software due to their computer virus protection warnings, I don't blame you. Please consider giving it another try.


This has been an ongoing problem with the Windows deployment. I do everything I can to ensure that there are no virus/malware issues and yet they still get reported. I believe I finally found and resolved the root cause of the problem.


I updated all of my Windows deployments with the correction but It will take some time for the corrected installer to be available in the Windows Store. I will post to this blog when it is ready in the Windows Store.


Thank you!


Background




With my recent deployment to the Windows Store, it was brought to my attention by a customer who downloaded the software from the Windows Store that MalwareBytes will not allow the program to run on his computer.


I always run my program through a tool called virustotal. When I upload my program to virustotal it shows up with no flags. However, as a test, I installed the program on my computer and then ran the installed program through virustotal and saw many red flags. The results for both can be found here:

Pre-setup program:

https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/0f1078961673bb651869240b0b0d26ca6ba42a59fcdb49fccce39a44f1e66c40

Post-setup program:

https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/5cab131dbfdb54f6233c9dc218a7b2c4cd48ad578fbfa2f5195d9797f52fe8bf


Upon closer inspectio