Is SVKP.SYS a virus?

  24bitkid 16:28 22 Oct 2005

My Norton anti virus detects svkp.sys as a virus but reports on the web suggest this could be a false alarm?

I have quarantined it but has anyone else had this?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:43 22 Oct 2005

Could it be this anticracking tool, SVK Protector, by these folks?: click here

Google this: 'SVK-Protector Decrypter' and you will see SVKP.SYS attached to that application.

  24bitkid 12:40 23 Oct 2005

A lot of stuff on the Net about this. Seems like Symantec with its latest definitions is showing this as a virus - when perhaps it is not.

I have quarantined mine just in case.

  siteman 20:40 31 Oct 2005

I also had this warning, so I sent the file to Symantec for checking and it was reported clean.
I have two other pc's in the house and neither of them has the svkp.sys file and they both run xp.I therefor deleted it altogether from my machine and so far it hasn't affected anything.


  badhair1963 17:07 01 Nov 2005
  PaulB2005 17:08 01 Nov 2005
  badhair1963 02:57 04 Feb 2006

Read this:

click here

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