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False Positive: Real Protect-LS!C5486A863BFC


I occasionally use a program called Texmod, which temporarily alters texture files for PC games.
I've never had any issues with it until a few days ago. When Texmod is launched it creates a
file in the Temp folder. McAfee constantly blocks these, detecting them as Real Protect-LS!C5486A863BFC.
I submitted a sample via GetSusp, who maintain that the file is suspect even though I've never experienced any malware like symptoms from using Texmod over several years. I've tried white-listing the program but this makes no difference as it's the temp files that are getting blocked. Is there anything I can do to stop McAfee treating them as suspicious?

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Re: False Positive: Real Protect-LS!C5486A863BFC

Maybe submit the temp file or several samples as per link

How to submit virus samples and false positives to McAfee

When you send them zipped explain that these are files created by your program and ask your question there as well


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