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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Requirements to post Games or Applications | Megalinks MegaDB
[ANNOUNCEMENT] Requirements to post Games or Applications
In order to post executable files from now on, it is mandatory | Megalinks MegaDB
to include a VirusTotal
scan of the EXE file, similar to this
. The executable can only be posted if it passes all | Megalinks MegaDB
the tests (barring some false positives for Keygens, etc), and the MD5 Checksum (under 'Details' tab) matches that to the original file.
If you see a post without a virus scan or a tampered file (md5 mismatch), do report it.
That being said, you can never be 100% sure. In the event that you do get a malware or a virus, here are some guides to help you out;
- The Ultimate Malware Removal Guide: Detect and Remove Any Malware
- Keep your PC healthy! AdWare/Malware/Junkware removal guide (thanks to /r/buildapc)
- Official Malware Removal Guide (thanks to /r/techsupport)
Also, I'm willing to flair up users as
TRUSTED for added visibility and ease of use. If you feel like you deserve the flair, or would like to nominate a user comment below or send me a message.
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In the case of an ISO, mention the MD5 hash of the ISO. It is the responsibility of the person downloading the files to double check and confirm whether the mentioned hash and other details match with the file downloaded or not. If they don't, report the post and remove the files.
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Sometimes key-generators and cracks can flag a false positive report.
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Same applies for Android APKs
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If the file size is too large for VirusTotal, post a screenshot of the scan results for the file on your computer's antivirus software.