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Thread: Wine and infected .dll's
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Wine and infected .dll's
my .wine folder in several places. Two of them in my Minitab folder, and when I deleted the offending .dll, Minitab proceeded to stop loading. Apparently those were needed .dll's, and the other infected .dll file was in the windows/temp folder. So I deleted the .wine folder, removed wine completely, including Minitab. Rescanned my home directory, clean. Re-installed wine and scanned home directory, clean. Re-installed Minitab and scanned, infected! I find this all rather funny, and here's why. The files for Minitab came directly from the Minitab CD that I purchased at the university bookstore, as it is needed for my Biometrics class. I just copied the files from the cd to a local
folder to run the install. But when I scan the cd it comes up clean. So either something is changing during the install of Minitab, or the windows files wine is generating are infected...??? hmm... Anyone else had lots of false positives with wine files and virus scanners?