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yes you can and you also create another unsigned exe that potentially is seen as an virus . It really is a match you can't win, only lose at some point in time!

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1 minute ago, Jos said:

yes you can and you also create another unsigned exe that potentially is seen as an virus . It really is a match you can't win, only lose at some point in time!

Yep. I'm finally caving and buying myself a EV Signing Cert likely during US Tax season just to prevent future FP Issues.

My UDFs are generally for me. If they aren't updated for a while, it means I'm not using them myself. As soon as I start using them again, they'll get updated.

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1 minute ago, rcmaehl said:

Yep. I'm finally caving and buying myself a EV Signing Cert likely during US Tax season just to prevent future FP Issues.

Curious if the signing will solve all these False Positives for you. Let us know. :) 

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2 hours ago, Jos said:

Curious if the signing will solve all these False Positives for you. Let us know. :) 

I use code cert signing from almost 2 years.

In my case It solve many problems but not all.

Take a look here:

 

Try my TIP to use:

If Not @Compiled Then ConsoleWrite('ESET')

Currently I have almost zero problem with AV software.

My compiled exe are used daily on more than 100 computers.

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On 12/15/2021 at 1:42 PM, TheDcoder said:

Cool script, maybe you can adapt it to also work without ADS as an optional feature? Relying on ADS is bound to create issues, it only takes one person to move the file once to a non-NTFS location and the script would suddenly stop working and they would have no idea why.

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