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Major Geeks - download detected as malware

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The safest place is here:

http://imgburn.com/index.php?act=download

and the safest Mirror is Mirror 7.

 

There's no guarantee your AV won't complain about it.  What AV is detecting is not "malware" but PUP, potentially unwanted program.  The installer used to have OpenCandy in it, which would phone home to a server and offer the user other software they may want to download.  However, some people get click happy and don't read what they're agreeing to.  AV software is generally lazy and it's easier to label something as malware than to label it what it is.

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Just don't pick the 'MajorGeeks Installer Version'.

Going by the name, I assume that one gets you a repackaged version that uses MajorGeeks own installer. The (original) one I gave them was 100% clean.

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Hi dminter,

Thank you.

Off topic, - every time I try to sign in here I type din my email address and my password but it displays wrong pw so I have to request a  new pw and then type in my old pw as my new pw and type it in again as confirmation and then it emails me the verification and I click OK.

I have to do this every time,

When one signs in is it not your email address and pw?

Or is it one's username?

How can this be corrected?

Thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

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Well, it's been a long time since I've "logged in" as I have remember options and use my web browser's auto fill functions, but if my memory is correct, you sign in with your user name on this forum.

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