My application is marked as virus by windows defender

Jiace Sun 0 Reputation points
2023-05-15T20:49:44.51+00:00

I have an open-source python-based application on github to provide translation of scientific papers. Recently I'm going to develop a kivy-based GUI for users, but my GUI is marked as virus by windows defender. I'm wondering how do I avoid this from happening. Do I need to write code in a less "harmful" way or get some certificate from microsoft or some organizations?

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  1. Hania Lian 10,016 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-05-16T06:30:05.3533333+00:00

    Hi.

    As far as I know, self-developed software needs to be signed with a certificate to be trusted by Windows Defender.

    For questions about obtaining certificate signatures, it is recommended to post a post in the Developer Network forum to consult relevant technical support.

    Developer Network Forum: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/zh-cn/home

    Troubleshoot problems with detecting and removing malware:

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    https://support.microsoft.com/zh-cn/windows/%E6%A3%80%E6%B5%8B%E5%92%8C%E5%88%A0%E9%99%A4%E6%81%B6%E6%84%8F%E8%BD%AF%E4%BB%B6%E9%97%AE%E9%A2%98%E7%96%91%E9%9A%BE%E8%A7%A3%E7%AD%94-f4c07095-c45a-6a2e-e7e9-2c8f3085ae81

    Hope the information is helpful.

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