Q. The NaviPac installation includes software packages that are identified as virus threats by the Windows Defender Antivirus tool. What can I do?
A. The NaviPac 4.2.2 installer includes some executables that are identified as virus threats by the Windows Defender Antivirus tool. They should be allowed. See also this EIVA FAQ https://eiva.freshdesk.com/a/solutions/articles/43000521543.
There are two options on how to proceed:
- Option 1: Add a user-defined exception list of folders and/or drives.
- Option 2: Allow and restore files individually.
Option 1: Add a user-defined exception list of folders and/or drives.
In other words white list the C:\EIVA folder (or the file itself) in the antivirus program.
Add an exclusion to Windows Security
- Go to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection.
- Under Virus & threat protection settings, select Manage settings, and then under Exclusions, select Add or remove exclusions.
- Select Add an exclusion, and then select from folders.
Option 2: Allow and restore files individually.
- Find the Virus scanner's Virus & threat protection and open the Protection history.
Figure 1: Virus & Protection history
- Three threats are found that relate to the NaviPac installation:
- Trojan:Win32/Casdet!rfn (C:\EIVA\NaviPac\Bin\SceneServer\SceneServer.exe)
- Trojan:Win32/Wacatac.C!ml (C:\EIVA\NaviPac\Util\TCPUDP.exe)
- Trojan:Win32/Wacatac.D!ml (C:\EIVA\NaviPac\Bin\EIVAEPSG.exe)
- Use the option See details for more information.
Figure 2: Quarantined threats SceneServer.exe
- Restore the files.
Figure 3: Restore threats
- Finally check that the files were restored.
Browse to the folder C:\EIVA\NaviPac\Bin\SceneServer and check that the SceneServer.exe is restored.
Do the same for C:\EIVA\NaviPac\Util\TCPUDP.exe
Do the same for C:\EIVA\NaviPac\Bin\EIVAEPSG.exe
Keywords: epsg, sceneserver.