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Ive used it for years and not even a glimps of a virus but you are not getting it from the main website, filehippo has been known for a virus or two, i dont think they check them.
 

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Could be in the heuristic scan. It may be seeing DT as "virus like" and associating it with similar code signatures in viruses. I've seen that before.
 
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I am going to install the program again from their main website and check. In the past, i downloaded CCC cleaner from their site once and i had to reinstall Windows , because the program deleted all my programs from add and remove lol
 
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I use DT on almost all my builds and have never had a problem. Funny one would show up now.
 

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#8
Daemon Tools gives a false positive, just like my friend Cain and Abel. Sketchy programs often do!
 
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filehippo has been known for a virus or two, i dont think they check them.
Nooooo dont say that!!! :eek: I love filehippo..altough since my PCs security is rock solid,I never rally had a chance to see myself..
 
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i've got to agree with brandonwh64 in the sense that i can't understand why your getting daemon tools from file hippo i'm confused.gif :wtf:

i always use the creator of software's websites, unless it's a demo (and on tpu's servers) then i'll use someone elses site, tbh i don't remember ever using filehippo
 
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#11
Poweriso here ever since DT started shipping with crapware, yes I know its optional but it bugs the hell out of me regardless.
 
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Filehippo is chock full of spyware and viruses, it used to be the number one place to download MSN + back in the day lol (about 7 viruses in the one download package XD)

Also daemon tools gets picked up as a false positive a lot due to it mostly being used to run game iso files XD
 

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#13
Why anyone would want to use such a retarded named site in the first place I don't know.

Plus, screw using Daemon Tools - Pismo File Mount is what you folks should be using. Isn't Spyware Doctor a big ol' bag of piss as well? Out of all the infected machines I see daily it's on at least 6 out of 10.
 

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Why anyone would want to use such a retarded named site in the first place I don't know.

Plus, screw using Daemon Tools - Pismo File Mount is what you folks should be using. Isn't Spyware Doctor a big ol' bag of piss as well? Out of all the infected machines I see daily it's on at least 6 out of 10.
I use VirtualCloneDrive - far superior to deamon tools (and works with DT plugins too)


i think what people are missing here is: he used a shitty antivirus/malware program, of COURSE its being ultra paranoid and giving false positives.
 
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Isn't Spyware Doctor a big ol' bag of piss as well?
something like that..I had paid for it and changed for Malwarebytes Antimalware when I still had 80 days left of Spyware Doctor license,I just coudnt stand it anymore.
 

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I use Filehippo all the time for some of my programs for the past 2 years and never had a single issue with any thing I've D/L'd ...

Besides imo SWD suck big time
 
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I use Filehippo all the time for some of my programs for the past 2 years and never had a single issue with any thing I've D/L'd ...

Besides imo SWD suck big time
Aye but that's like someone saying they use limewire for downloads and have never had a problem, doesn't mean the entire limewire network isn't a cluster fuck of viruses and fake files :laugh: .
 

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I use VirtualCloneDrive - far superior to deamon tools (and works with DT plugins too)
+1......Never had any issues with Filehippo, always downloaded ccleaner from them when updates come out.
 

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Aye but that's like someone saying they use limewire for downloads and have never had a problem, doesn't mean the entire limewire network isn't a cluster fuck of viruses and fake files :laugh: .
Yeah thats true. :toast:
 
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Generally not a sign of trustworthiness when the pop-up window that claims you have a problem has grammatical errors in it.
 
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I use fillehippo as well and have been for years. CCleaner ..Malwarebytes..mostly but once in a while other things and I have never ever seen a virus or crapware ...:confused:
 
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Did you uncheck the "install spurious toolbar" options ?
 
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i trust filehippo, they are great, been using them for many years, fast downloads and no crap like other sites
 
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Generally not a sign of trustworthiness when the pop-up window that claims you have a problem has grammatical errors in it.
"...you Bank."

:laugh: Fail.

i trust filehippo, they are great, been using them for many years, fast downloads and no crap like other sites
Same here no issues so far.

I use MagicISO. I personally like it better than Daemon Tools.