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    VLC is a security threat according to MSE?

    Hi Woody,
    Your seven steps to setup windows 7 tip re VLC media player : when I download it MSE marks it as a threat and deletes it.
    any comments ?

    satchmo
    Last edited by jscher2000; 2011-01-30 at 17:05. Reason: This was split off from a long thread about the forum software to a new thread

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    From where are you downloading VLC?

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    Yeah, make sure you download it directly from the maker's site and not through some 2nd or 3rd party site.

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    Here is the "official" website:

    http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

    Randy

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    I use VLC and have never had any alerts for it when scanning my system.
    I did d/l it from the VLC site...
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