Warning: Joke detected or neutralized


A program that simulates the damaging effects of viruses has been detected and neutralized. This is not a virus and does not have damaging effects, it just simulates these effects. It is a joke that can cause confusion and therefore, affect your computer or yourself.

Reason: The joke detector is enabled. If you don't want the program to detect this type of malware, you can disable it by going to the Scan exclusion settings.


Select one of the options available in the warning.


If you wish, you can choose which warnings you want to receive.  In order to do this, click the Non-serious message settings option (if it is available in the warning).  For more information go to the section How to configure warning messages.