Acronis distrusts \\TeX Collection 2021\texlive\tlpkg\installer\tar.exe

Richard Graham rickhg12hs at
Wed May 26 00:17:22 CEST 2021

Interesting.  VirusTotal doesn't detect anything.

On Tue, May 25, 2021 at 9:20 PM Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at> wrote:
> Acronis distrusts \\TeX Collection 2021\texlive\tlpkg\installer\tar.exe. It states  "Possible randomware detected.  A suspicious process is trying to modify your files".  And asks "Do you trust it ?".
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> Philip Taylor
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