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VLC Codec Pack

2.0.5

VLC Codec Pack has tested clean of viruses and malware.

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**The catch: we did find this program to contain adware which may present problems.

We last tested the this file on May 7, 2017 with 26 different anti-virus and anti-malware programs and services. Out of these tests, the VLC Codec Pack download tested clean 100% of the time.

VLC Codec Pack (vlc.codec.pack.v2.0.5.setup.exe) has been independently tested by Kaspersky. Their team does not view VLC Codec Pack as malicious but merely a tool which has a suspicious signature.

According to the antivirus software we tested the file with, VLC Codec Pack does not contain any malware, spyware, trojans or viruses and appears to be safe. It is important to note that these virus and malware test results only apply to this version of the program.

Anvivirus software test results:

Result:
avast Antivirusavast! Antivirus No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
AVG AntivirusAVG Antivirus No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
BitDefenderBitDefender No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Comodo AntivirusComodo No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Dr.Web AntivirusDr.Web 1 warning detected (Adware.Spigot.80)
Warning
EmsisoftEmsisoft Anti-Malware No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Kaspersky AntivirusKaspersky 1 warning detected (not-a-virus:HEUR:WebToolbar.Win64.Spigot.gen)
Warning
MalwarebytesMalwarebytes No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
McAfeeMcAfee No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Microsoft AntivirusMicrosoft Security Essentials No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
NortonNorton No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
PandaPanda No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
sophosSophos No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
SUPERAntiSpywareSUPERAntiSpyware No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
WebrootWebroot SecureAnywhere No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
ZoneAlarm Antivirus + FirewallZoneAlarm Antivirus 1 warning detected (HEUR:WebToolbar.Win64.Spigot.gen)
Warning
Apart from antivirus software, this download has also been tested with several popular anti-malware and anti-spam services. Below are some services we have tested this program with:

Malware and spam test results:

Result:
Comodo Site Inspector
Clean
G-Data
Clean
Google Safebrowsing
Clean
Malware Domainlist
Clean
Phishtank
Clean
VX Vault
Clean
Yandex
Clean
ZDB Zeus
Clean
Zeus Tracker
Clean
Zvelo
Clean
Disclosure: Please be aware that while we do attempt to test programs with the latest version of virus and malware software, we would to point out that VLC Codec Pack was tested with avast Antivirus 8, AVG Antivirus 16, BitDefender 7.2, Comodo 27142, Dr.Web 7, Emsisoft 4, Kaspersky 15, Malwarebytes 2.1, McAfee 6, Microsoft Security Essentials 1.1, Panda 4.6, Sophos 4.98, SUPERANTISPYWARE 5.6, Norton 1.3, Webroot SecureAnywhere 1 and ZoneAlarm Antivirus 10.2.

The file that was tested for VLC Codec Pack was vlc.codec.pack.v2.0.5.setup.exe. These tests apply to VLC Codec Pack 2.0.5 which is the latest version last time we checked. VLC Codec Pack contains adware which was bundled with this software by the developer and not by LO4D.com.

All tests were carried out on systems running both Windows 7 (64-bit version) and Windows XP (32-bit version). These tests are only valid for the file corresponding with the md5 filehash specified.
The virus and malware tests for VLC Codec Pack are maintained by Sven Sørensen
The file tested:
Filename:
vlc.codec.pack.v2.0.5.setup.exe
MD5 filehash:
caf2d1e35713ecb7fc2f1b85fc583e5d
Status:
adware :(