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So for some reason yesterday (after 9 months of paid version scanning daily) I had two "trojan" hits.  They are both the same time of file found in:



The files are both the same size looking like:


When you open in Notepad they look like normal temp files from MS windows updates being applied.  I decided to upload one to "VirusTotal" and got a full clean (all green check marks) even from MalwareBytes.


So I believe they are both Temp files created when I "uninstalled" KB3035583 (didn't want the GWX on my one PC).


Since these are just Temp files I figured I'd let my local MalwayreBytes go ahead and quarantine both of them just because I don't see it hurting anything.


I have a screen capture of VirusTotal saying the tmp file is all clean (0/54).


I am also uncertain if the Temp files had any personal data in them so I have requested VIrustotal to remove it when possible.  Like I said MalwareBytes found 2 of these exact same temp files that I believe were generated by the two times I had to uninstall the same KB Win7 update.

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Can you post the malwarebytes log where it shows these detections? That way we can figure out better what triggered this.



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Here's a copy paste of the log.  Sorry it's in the XML format.  I did change the username, PC name & IP.  The rest I promise is untouched.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16" ?>
<date>2016/02/10 14:35:32 -0500</date>
<logfile>mbam-log-2016-02-10 (14-35-32).xml</logfile>
<osversion>Windows 7 Service Pack 1</osversion>

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miekiemoes - Thank you very much!  I'll give it a few days and restore the two files.  Do a custom scan over those folders and see what happens.


Thank you again!!

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