computer virus (in Off-topic)


Straw Hat Crew [The Knighthood] October 27 2009 4:27 PM EDT

i dont know if its harmful or not but it pops up every time i restart my computer, on my shield alert but my avg scanner not finding it.
this is the virus C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\asyncmac.sys
i have delete that driver many times but it just coming back, when i restart my computer. Can any one can help me get rid of it.

Guardian October 27 2009 4:32 PM EDT

try to use malwabytes anti malware, its the most powerful tool i have ever used and it solved the problem whenever the antivirus failed

AdminShade October 27 2009 4:33 PM EDT

The process MS Remote Access serial network driver belongs to the software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft Corporation (www.microsoft.com).

Description: File asyncmac.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows XP are 14,336 bytes (90% of all occurrence), 13,568 bytes.
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. File asyncmac.sys is a Windows system file. The program is not visible. File asyncmac.sys is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Program is not active. asyncmac.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 0% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.



This looks good, though the sys is possibly vulnerable to attacks.

Cube October 27 2009 4:36 PM EDT

http://www.file.net/process/asyncmac.sys.html
aka harmless

https://forum.f-prot.com/index.php?topic=1442.0
False positive

Straw Hat Crew [The Knighthood] October 27 2009 5:46 PM EDT

ok if its harmless i guess i just leave it alone thanks you guys
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