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Defwatch.tmp files?? Infected or quarantined??

Created: 08 Feb 2013 • Updated: 08 Feb 2013 | 3 comments
ThaveshinP's picture
This issue has been solved. See solution.

Hi All, SEPM picking up files under programdata\symantec\ as infected. Does anyone know what defwatch.tmp files are  ?? Are they infected quarantined files or not . SEP 11ru7 Windows XP. What steps should I take?

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

HI,

This known issue you can upgrade your sepm.

Check this artical

DWH***.tmp files are detected in the user profile temp directory.

 

Article:TECH92399  |  Created: 2009-01-16  |  Updated: 2012-04-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH92399

Files re-detected during Defwatch scan
Fix ID:
2067778
Symptom: DWHxxxx.tmp files are being re-detected when Defwatch scan is running.
Solution: Fixed some scan issues, making the scan faster. Also created a separate folder to rescan Quarantine items that can be used to create exceptions

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

SOLUTION
ThaveshinP's picture

SEPM's already running SEP 11RU7Mp2. Going to SEP 12.1 next month. Hopefully the "upgrade" should resolve it.

.Brian's picture

There is no true resolution, however, it has been improved in each newer release.

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sep...

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