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Anti Virus Question

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ToshibaMan, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. ToshibaMan

    ToshibaMan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    So i rooted my phone... and when AVG does its little run though it says that z4root has a virus in it... so if i unintall Z4Root does that get rid of my root?
     

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  2. BlastGT1

    BlastGT1 Android Enthusiast

    Yes, you will lose root. I'm not surprised AVG thinks it's a virus, because it technically is a rootkit. However, that's what they call a false positive. Yes, it's made to gain root on the phone, but no, it's not malicious. You can safely ignore the warning from AVG. Or you could try Lookout, which never once chirped about z4root while I used it.
     
  3. ToshibaMan

    ToshibaMan Newbie
    Thread Starter

    well ya i know that its not really a virus lol but it says theres 2 programs that are suspicious but it wont let me look passed the Z4Root thats why i wanted to know

    and thanks ill try it :)
     
  4. BlastGT1

    BlastGT1 Android Enthusiast

    Does AVG not have an ignore option? If it doesn't, that sucks.
     
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