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Virus detected in OrangeEmu.dll

Post by kurosmind on Sat 07 Jul 2018, 19:46

Hi, in the last 2 or 3 patches, my antivirus (Karpesky) detects the OrangeEmu.dll file as a Trojan Horse. Is it a false alarm?

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Re: Virus detected in OrangeEmu.dll

Post by Camiracundus on Sat 07 Jul 2018, 21:34

My Windows Defender + AVG also detected and quarantined it as a trojan.

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Re: Virus detected in OrangeEmu.dll

Post by anadius on Sun 08 Jul 2018, 01:46

Yup, it is a false alarm. Add it to exception list in your anti-virus.

If you're on 64-bit machine you can ignore it since you're running TS4_x64.exe which uses OrangeEmu64.dll. So you should be good anyway.

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Re: Virus detected in OrangeEmu.dll

Post by Loonieloose on Sun 08 Jul 2018, 09:14

False alarm. Add everything sims 4 related to your exceptions. That includes the place where you download and extract to. It might also help to disable your Antivirus while downloading and installing your game.G4tw is safe.


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Re: Virus detected in OrangeEmu.dll

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sun 08 Jul 2018, 15:26

@kurosmind wrote:Hi, in the last 2 or 3 patches, my antivirus (Karpesky) detects the OrangeEmu.dll file as a Trojan Horse. Is it a false alarm?


Almost all offline-capable (cracked) pieces of software are "detected" as viruses. Now guess who is benefiting from this? Correct: the game publisher. You can safely ignore these warnings.

As a sidenote: in my personal experience, when it comes to "real" malware or viruses, these antivirus programs usually don't help at all. But they are quick to target cracked stuff.

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