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  1.    29 Sep 2016 #1
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    Is it safe to d-load Windows setup to an infected PC via Microsoft SDM


    I intend to download Windows 7 x64 setup so that I can burn it on a DVD but there is a very persistent USB malware in the PC, and now I am wondering if that malware could somehow "sneak up" into the ISO file that SDM would download and prepare for burning on a disk... If that is the case, then the whole process would be meaningless. Does anyone know?
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  2.    29 Sep 2016 #2
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    Safe is always a relative term. Nobody can answer that question with any degree of certainty.
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  3.    29 Sep 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by LMiller7 View Post
    Safe is always a relative term. Nobody can answer that question with any degree of certainty.
    Would a malware infiltirate inside an ISO file when it is downloaded by Microsoft Secure download manager?
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  4.    29 Sep 2016 #4
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    Zdravo brate,
    Pitaš da li je dobro da se pokrene Windows setup na zaraženom računaru preko Microsoft Download manager-a?
    Skini ti to negde drugde, bolje ne eksperimentiši. Kakvi Download manageri i čudesa. Skini sa GetIntoPC.
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  5.    29 Sep 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steffan View Post
    Would a malware infiltirate inside an ISO file when it is downloaded by Microsoft Secure download manager?
    Not unless you had disabled UAC. If you had it would be simple - unzip an ISO, add something (add something to the .wim as well if you want) and recreate it with oscdimg.exe Obviously malware could do this (and so could you).

    Don't turn off UAC and you'll be OK.
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  6.    29 Sep 2016 #6
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    Just to be sure you could run a checksum on the ISO.
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  7.    29 Sep 2016 #7
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    Mostly it depends what your infected with
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  8.    29 Sep 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by WebbyLight0 View Post
    Zdravo brate,
    Pitaš da li je dobro da se pokrene Windows setup na zaraženom računaru preko Microsoft Download manager-a?
    Skini ti to negde drugde, bolje ne eksperimentiši. Kakvi Download manageri i čudesa. Skini sa GetIntoPC.
    Ne vidim kako bi bilo drugacije da skinem ISO fajl sa nekog drugog sajta ako skidan na isti racunar. Isti je tip dokuenta koji se preuzima sa oba...
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  9.    29 Sep 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuria View Post
    Mostly it depends what your infected with
    Well, it's definitely something that Avast doesn't see and BitDefender Live Disk won't remove. What it is it exactly, I don't know...
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  10.    29 Sep 2016 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by lx07 View Post
    Not unless you had disabled UAC. If you had it would be simple - unzip an ISO, add something (add something to the .wim as well if you want) and recreate it with oscdimg.exe Obviously malware could do this (and so could you).

    Don't turn off UAC and you'll be OK.
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    It is set like this. I hope that's good enough since the DVD is already burned.
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