Mcafee anti-virus has found nasty

  amber92 20:37 03 Apr 2006

windows xp, sp2.
Doing scan with Mcafee and it has found jar[1].jar c:\documents and settings.Have tried to clean but will not.Is this safe to be deleated.Thanks for help.

  phono 21:01 03 Apr 2006

It is possibly a false positive, jar[1].jar is probably a Java archive of some sort, from memory some AV software flag part of the archive as a possible threat, something like Java Byteverify, or similar, I think.

Check on Google for the name of the file flagged up.

  ade.h 21:03 03 Apr 2006

Quite right...

It is a Java archive, and is almost certainly a false positive. Ignore it, then maybe get a better (free) AV.

  VoG II 21:05 03 Apr 2006
  amber92 21:24 03 Apr 2006

ok,so is it safe to leave in quarantine or do i delete it as i do not fully understand what to do with it,thanks for all your help

  amber92 22:01 03 Apr 2006


  phono 22:07 03 Apr 2006

Leave it in quarantine.

  amber92 22:08 03 Apr 2006

ok wil do.thanks

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