AVG detects virus in Firefox’s xpiclean.exe – false positive?

I just went to update firefox from 2.0 beta 1 to 2.0 beta 2, but AVG antivirus stopped me, telling me that firefox’s xpicleanup.exe contains virus PSW.Generic2.ILX.

I asked around on IRC and apparently this is a false positive.   In fact, asking AVG to update its virus definitions stops the detection.

It seems today’s update fixes the problem.  Previously I was using yesterday’s virus definitions.

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One Response to “AVG detects virus in Firefox’s xpiclean.exe – false positive?”

  1. darkchaos Says:

    most likely nothing

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