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Registered: ‎03-23-2015

Virus causing Synthesis to take forever

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Hi,

  My Windows Defender recently reported:

 

Category: Trojan Downloader

Description: This program is dangerous and downloads other programs.

Recommended action: Remove this software immediately.

Items:
file:C:\Xilinx\Vivado\2015.2\scripts\ISEWrap.js

 

  At the same time, my synthesis start to have problem.  It starts but CPU utilization is 0.

 

  What can I do to remove the problem?

 

Regards,

 

Nep

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Re: Virus causing Synthesis to take forever

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Hi Syed,

  The file was missing from Xilinx\Vivado\2015.2\scripts directory.  So I copied from the same file from another un-infected PC.  I am able to run synthesis successfully now.

 

Regards,

 

Neo

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Re: Virus causing Synthesis to take forever

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@wtneo,

 

I dont think this is a virus file as i can see the same file in my installed directory. 

Can you try adding an exception for this specific file in your antivirus.

 

--Syed 

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Re: Virus causing Synthesis to take forever

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Hi Syed,

  Maybe it was infected?  The file is quarantined by anti virus software (no longer in XIlinx folder).  At the same time, synthesis starts to take forever.  I suspect it is a result of being quarantined.

 

  Do you know is the file necessary for synthesis?

 

Regards,

 

Neo

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Re: Virus causing Synthesis to take forever

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Hi Syed,

  The file was missing from Xilinx\Vivado\2015.2\scripts directory.  So I copied from the same file from another un-infected PC.  I am able to run synthesis successfully now.

 

Regards,

 

Neo

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Re: Virus causing Synthesis to take forever

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@wtneo,

 

Glad to know you are able to run synthesis. Please close this thread by marking the post as "Accept as solution"

 

--Syed

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