The legitimate sbautoupdate.exe file is digitally signed by "Javacool Software LLC", and has the following checksums:Although originally reported at C|Net that the detection of "C:\Program Files\SpywareBlaster\sbautoupdate.exe" as a trojan was correct, Javacool recently indicated at Wilders that AVG has informed them that a fix will be pushed out for the false-positive detection in a new virus database update. Be sure to keep checking AVG for new updates.
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Hat tip: Donna at CoU
AVG has just released the 270.3.0/1502 virus update.
As of this update, the false detection issue with "sbautoupdate.exe" is resolved.
If you continue to see "sbautoupdate.exe" detected as a virus by AVG, please update your AVG anti-virus database.
If AVG has already mistakenly detected and removed sbautoupdate.exe, you can resolve the problem by updating AVG and then:
1.) Reinstalling SpywareBlaster 4.1
2.) Restoring the deleted file from the AVG Vault:Quote:
- Open AVG Virus Vault (Start -> Programs -> AVG 7.5 -> AVG Virus
- Locate the file that was incorrectly removed (by default: "C:\Program Files\SpywareBlaster\sbautoupdate.exe")
- Right click on it and choose the "Restore File(s)" option.
- Open AVG User Interface.
- Choose the "Virus Vault" option from the "History" menu.
- Select the false positive file (one click) (by default: "C:\Program Files\SpywareBlaster\sbautoupdate.exe")
- Click on the "Restore" button.