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Akamai NetSession Interface 9.x

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j_doh vcredist_x86.exe
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Why is vcredist_x86.exe being recognized as Akamai NetSession Interface 9.x?

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Member 21st Sep, 2011 08:32
Hi,

Can you please post the debug report as per this item of our FAQ: http://secunia.com/products/consumer/psi/faq/#q18 ?
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Anthony Wells RE: vcredist_x86.exe
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HI ,

I have a similar display :-

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Program Name:
Akamai NetSession Interface 9.x

Security State:
Patched

Download Link:


Instances Found:
C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Mes documents\Downloads\OOo Docs\licenses\redist\vcredist_x86.exe, version: 9.0.21022.218
C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Mes documents\OpenOffice.org 3.3 (en-US) Installation Files\redist\vcredist_x86.exe, version: 9.0.30729.4148

Last System Scan (localtime):
14. Sep 2011, 16:25

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3

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Would you please also note I am running the Home Edition OS and not Professional as indicated above ..

It is also incorrectly displayed in the Scan Results :-


---START---

Program Name:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Security State:
Patched

Download Link:


Instances Found:

Last System Scan (localtime):
14. Sep 2011, 16:25

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3

---END---

Anthony


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j_doh RE: vcredist_x86.exe
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---START---

Program Name:
Akamai NetSession Interface 9.x

Security State:
Patched

Download Link:


Instances Found:
C:\DELL\Drivers\R205375\vs08\vcredist_x86.exe, version: 9.0.30729.17
C:\Windows\System32\vs08\vcredist_x86.exe, version: 9.0.30729.17
C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Player\OVFTool\vcredist_x86.exe, version: 9.0.30729.4148

Last System Scan (localtime):
20. Sep 2011, 14:28

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 7,

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Member 23rd Sep, 2011 15:06
Hi,

If you run a full rescan, these superflous detections should be corrected.

Hope this helps
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Anthony Wells RE: vcredist_x86.exe
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Hi Emil ,

A full scan shows the Akamai stuff is no longer displayed on my machine .

Many thanks ;))

Anthony

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