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I have a firewall with gateway antivirus/intrusion protection etc. It blocks the download of Paint.net as it identifies "Kraddare.DB_2" as being part of the download. This file is identified by Google search as being known malware. Please clarify if (and why) such a file is included in your product.

Rick

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Are you downloading the right thing? Make sure you are clicking on the right download button (you may have to scroll down to see it)

 

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When I choose the button with the "Download Now, DOTPDN" button, I am taken to the following address:

http://www.dotpdn.com/downloads/pdn.html

In the upper right hand corner, there is a link:

Free Download Now:

disk.png Paint.NET v3.5.10

When this link is selected, the download is blocked with the following message:

Gateway Anti-Virus Alert

This request is blocked by the SonicWALL Gateway Anti-Virus Service. Name: Kraddare.DB_2 (Adware)

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Your antivirus software is giving a false-positive result. Rest assured that the download is fine (but your software is perhaps not).

There is NO malware bundled with Paint.NET.

Question: Do you have an earlier version of Paint.NET installed? If so, just use the Utilities | Check for Updates menu item to do the update.

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