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Autoit3 compiled script causes "hidden data sending" warning

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I did a few searches but couldn't find anything related, so forgive me if I have missed something.

I am running a script that contains a GUI and on a few instances changes to a different GUI to go into different "modes". I did this simple via GUIdelete (originally opting for state changes to disable and hide) then creating a new GUI inside a new function that is called. However, when I run the program and switch modes, my virus scanner triggers and yells at me for "Hidden Data Sending". Is there something I could add/change such that this won't trigger?

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I find it interesting (and unlikely) that merely deleting and creating GUIs causes an AV scanner to fire. If this is indeed the case it sounds like you should use a different scanner. :)

However, could you please post the code that is giving you this problem - or better a short reproducer script - so we can see what you are actually doing. ;)


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My scanner is Kaspersky. I will see if I can reproduce with a smaller script as I have no intention of copying over several hundred lines of code. It's basically a GUI that contains an IE object embeded in it. When a user clicks a button, it switches to a different GUI using GUIDelete and creating a new one. This causes the scanner to issue the warning when run from the compiled script.

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Here are some snippets of the code that are doing what I described above.

Firstly, I create a GUI interface with an IE object

GLobal $oIE = _IECreateEmbedded ()
Global $main_GUI = GUICreate("Program Name", 1024, 768+$height_changer, _
        (@DesktopWidth - 1024) / 2, (@DesktopHeight - 768) / 2, _

I build the GUI with buttons etc. One button I create as Global to change GUI modes:

Global $GUI_Mode_2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Second Mode", 690+20, 15+75, 100,20)

In the While loop - I check for the case of $msg for when the user clicks the button (this is all simple GUI stuff...). It calls a function that destroys the main gui and creates a new one

Case $msg = $GUI_Mode_2
            MsgBox(0,"Second Mode", "Program will now go into it's second mode.")
            $end = 2

The function starts off as such:

Func _second_gui()
;disable the old GUI

Global $oIE_2 = _IECreateEmbedded()
$new_GUI = GUICreate("Secondary Mode - Program Name", 1024, 768+$height_changer, _
        (@DesktopWidth - 1024) / 2, (@DesktopHeight - 768) / 2, _

I go on to embed the new IE object into the new GUI and build the new secondary GUI.

When the user switches GUI's when running the program, the virus scanner triggers.

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