locked Windows Defender False Positive.

Chuck Kraly K0XM

I submitted JTAlert to the Windows Defender team so it quits showing up as a virus. I had to do this wil N0GSG Contact Manager, and sorry it took this long to submit it. Hope this helps.
Chuck K0XM

Chuck Kraly K0XM

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Submission ID: 409a43a6-d76c-4a4e-9d1c-677870944ce6

Status: Completed

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Submitted: Apr 7, 2020 3:53:11 AM

User Opinion: Incorrect detection

Analyst comments:

We have removed the detection. Please follow the steps below to clear cached detection and obtain the latest malware definitions. 1. Open command prompt as administrator and change directory to c:\Program Files\Windows Defender 2. Run “MpCmdRun.exe -removedefinitions -dynamicsignatures” 3. Run "MpCmdRun.exe -SignatureUpdate" Alternatively, the latest definition is available for download here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/definitions Thank you for contacting Microsoft.

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Good job Chuck.  

With other packages such Malwarebytes, you can configure white lists for files or entire directories.

Check you anti-virus vendor’s documentation if you are still experiencing false positives.
73, Bernie, VE3FWF