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Norton won't let me update Minefield 'Threat has been detected' How to solve this?

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I am not able to update Minefield, Norton (from Symantec) will delete the following: updater.exe


This happened

Every time Firefox opened

Every update

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; en-US; rv:1.9.3a5pre) Gecko/20100506 Minefield/3.7a5pre

I am not able to update Minefield, Norton (from Symantec) will delete the following: updater.exe == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == Every update == == User Agent == Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; en-US; rv:1.9.3a5pre) Gecko/20100506 Minefield/3.7a5pre

Chosen solution

Thanks Morbus, it worked.

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Additional System Details

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; en-US; rv:1.9.3a5pre) Gecko/20100506 Minefield/3.7a5pre

More Information

c:\users\myname\appdata\local\mozilla\firefox\minefield\updates\0\updater.exe
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On computer as of
5/15/2010 at 4:41:37 AM
Last Used:
5/15/2010 at 4:41:38 AM
Startup Item: No
Launched: No
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Few Users
Fewer than 100 users in the Norton Community have used this file.
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Medium
This file risk is medium.
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Threat Details
There are many indications that this file is untrustworthy and therefore not safe
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Origin
Downloaded from Not Available
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URL Not Available
UNTESTED
Source
updater.exe
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File Thumbprint:
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Morbus 135 solutions 2340 answers

Hello Touan.

That is yet another false positive from Norton. Just temporarily disable it while you're updating.

Hello Touan. That is yet another false positive from Norton. Just temporarily disable it while you're updating.

Chosen Solution

Thanks Morbus, it worked.

Thanks Morbus, it worked.