I found the file while rewriting autoexec.bat then looked it up with
to see what it is used for. - it said that it is malware used to destroy



On Wed, 1 Apr 2015 18:46:12 -0500 Rugxulo <rugx...@gmail.com> writes:
> Hi,
> On Apr 1, 2015 12:50 PM, "Dale E Sterner" <sunbeam...@juno.com> 
> wrote:
> >
> > After reading google I deleted killer.exe. Check and see if your 
> copy
> > contains it.
> > It is installed by the autoexec.bat file and is located in the dos
> > directory.
> Just in general ....
> Antiviruses are very notorious for false positives, for both DOS and
> Windows software, even extremely innocuous stuff. Heuristics are 
> usually to
> blame. Also, half the time I have to disable real-time protection 
> because
> of such false positives. This is almost worse than having an actual 
> virus.
> It's very inconvenient and not nearly as rare as I'd like.
> Not that I encourage anyone to download this (for various reasons), 
> but ....
> It would've been better if you had uploaded the suspected file to
> http://www.virustotal.com to compare against many antivirus vendors 
> just to
> be sure it wasn't a false positive (although some of them use the 
> same bad
> heuristics). In particular, while not 100% proof, if the file is a 
> PE .EXE,
> then it's "probably" not for DOS.

>From Dale Sterner - MS organic chemistry

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