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Re: [Mingw-users] Windows Defender detects Trojan in file C:\MinGW\libexec\gcc\mingw32\5.3.0\collect2.exe




On 1/27/2017 1:14 AM, Jacob Mossberg UK wrote:
> Thanks for the answer Earnie,
> 
> Some additional information:
> A colleague of mine installed MinGW from scratch on a separate computer and Windows Defender
> immediately complained about the same file:
> C:\MinGW\libexec\gcc\mingw32\5.3.0\collect2.exe
> 
> I will try reinstalling the gcc package on my computer and see what happens.
> 

You and your colleague need to report the false positive to Windows
Defender.

-- 
Earnie

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