Its about AviraAntivir whats a Hidden Object?

May 14, 2010 at 04:18:55
Specs: Windows Vista
what is a hidden object? ...
When i scan my computer with Avira Antivirus
it finds 24 hidden objects what's the meaning of that?!

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#1
May 14, 2010 at 05:10:28
A hidden object is a registry entry, a file or a folder, that is not visible to the operating system.
Rootkits do use this mechanism to hide malware.

Not all hidden objects are dangerous. Also other legal programs do hide files or registry entries.

Have you also scanned the system for Rootkits?

The original poster should always write the last response !!!
Let us know, if the problem is solved !!!


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#2
May 14, 2010 at 11:50:29
Windows hides and/or prohibits access to a lot of his files.

The three most important things in computing:
1. Backups, 2. Backups and 3. Backups.


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#3
May 14, 2010 at 22:37:54
i also scan my Rootkits everytime i always whole scan my computer with Avira Antivirus and what? they hide malware virus?!?! what about it?... it can damage my system?...

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