Cheat Engine 7.5 Avast log

Antivirus report for CheatEngine72.exe (3.27 MB)
Download3k has downloaded and tested version 7.5 of Cheat Engine on 11 Mar 2023 using only the best antivirus engines available Today.

We have found it to be clean of any form of badware (viruses, spyware, adware, etc.). You can view the full scan logs below.

We will test Cheat Engine again on the next version release so make sure you check back for updated reports in the near future.
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Some antispyware, antivirus or antitrojan programs can detect Cheat Engine as being infected or possibly infected with a form of badware (virus, spyware), although the application runs perfectly safe and does not pose a threat to your system. This type of reading is called a "false positive" and it occurs when antivirus software wrongly classifies an inoffensive (safe) file as a virus. The incorrect report may be caused by heuristics or by an incorrect virus signature in a database.

NOD is marking the open candy offer library as "potentially unsafe", which is another saying for "potentially safe". Opencandy throughly checks any application beforehand before accepting them, and then lets publishers know if they wish that specific application to be recommended to the user or not. The offer screen is clear and unobfuscated .The license agreement of OpenCandy is inside the license agreement that comes with Cheat Engine.

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Detailed logs

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Avast scan report: Clean
CheatEngine72.exe|>inno.hdr OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{embedded}\Code.bin OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{embedded}\setup.exe|>[Embedded_R#HELPER_EXE_AMD64] OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{embedded}\setup.exe OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{tmp}\loader.gif OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{tmp}\finish.png OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{tmp}\error.png OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{tmp}\logo.png OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{tmp}\botva2.dll\botva2.dll OK
CheatEngine72.exe|>{tmp}\zbShieldUtils.dll\zbShieldUtils.dll OK
CheatEngine72.exe OK
# Number of scanned files: 11
# Number of scanned folders: 0
# Number of infected files: 0
# Total size of scanned files: 9973161
# Virus database: 230311-2, 3/11/23
# Total scan time: 0:0:1

General Security Recommendations

1. Install an antivirus

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If you don't have a powerful antivirus solution already protecting your computer, you should install one from our recommendations: Avast Free, AVG Free, Avira Free, Bitdefender, Kaspersky (50% Discount), NOD32.

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