Product Ideas & Requests

44 Vote

NZXT CAM (potential unwanted app)malware alert.

Today windows defender started reporting NZXT CAM as a potential threat. Anyone else getting this? Multiple files within the program (see attached image).


  • Guest
  • Feb 21 2024
  • Needs Review
  • Attach files
  • Guest commented
    8 Jun 08:10am
    Wouldn't be surprised if it is some type of spyware or remote access I mean all you have to do is read their NZXT Flex user agreement and you'll clearly see under Section(i) that they have the ability to stop the functionality of any rented PCS the only way to be able to do something like that is to have some type of remote access
  • Guest commented
    6 Mar 01:05am

    They already collect their money from us consumers. Don't expect an answer from them anytime soon

  • Guest commented
    26 Feb 09:26pm

    Today is the 26th and I just noticed as well that my NZXT cam has red markers on the side of everything saying "Another application is trying to communicate with your device, if you encounter any errors while configuring your device please close the following programs and retry : "

    No programs are listed.

    This is after installing HellDivers 2 from steam. I have not installed anything since over the past two days.

    Reach out to me on discord : Sechs

    Id like to talk to other people experiencing this issue.

  • Guest commented
    26 Feb 02:50am

    same here this is so sad

  • Guest commented
    25 Feb 10:04am

    I repair it you just have to go in windows security after this analyst and after you just click in the first dekstop you click on delete and you do intervene and you download again nzxt cam if u want more info add me on discord nfalec11

  • Raphael Albuquerque commented
    24 Feb 03:24am

    Same here, i have to unistall, and my windows have a virus flag, im very sad, formated PC about 1 week a go

  • soni commented
    23 Feb 04:41pm

    stop working


  • Guest commented
    23 Feb 04:15pm

    Si, tambien me pasa lo mismo, debi desintalar y empezar un escaneo del computador con MSERT de windows para eliminar los archivos.


    Yes, the same thing happens to me too, I had to uninstall and start a scan of the computer with Windows MSERT to delete the files.

  • Guest commented
    23 Feb 09:07am

    This is so annoying. i deleted Cam and now my Fans are soo loud. Cant controll the fanspeed another way with the nzxt h1...

  • Guest commented
    23 Feb 03:20am

    很離譜,請趕緊修復好嗎

  • Guest commented
    22 Feb 09:51pm

    super annoying, full reset my pc and now dont wanna download it bc its just gonna pop up again until they fix it. cant adjust my fan speeds either so

  • Guest commented
    22 Feb 08:19pm
    Same problem here. Support, fix the problem as soon as possible, please!


  • Lucas Vianna commented
    22 Feb 07:24pm

    Best to check Reddit for a slightly(ish) detailed update on NZXT's part:

    https://www.reddit.com/r/NZXT/comments/1axd4po/windows_defender_nzxt_cam_false_positive/?rdt=55876

  • Cristian Pataki commented
    22 Feb 04:23pm

    they will fix it or not?


  • Guest commented
    22 Feb 04:13pm

    123


  • Guest commented
    22 Feb 04:12pm

    same


  • Guest commented
    22 Feb 03:34pm

    apparently its a false flag by windows I about to just get a hole new pc built by some one else at this point they need to fix this right now not in a few days just roll back the update NZXT it was working goodish last update

  • Guest commented
    22 Feb 03:32pm

    time to get rit of nzxt. i was used time ago for fps overlay, then was remowed. no sense to use it only for some hardware monitoring, lot of apps doing better. bye

  • Guest commented
    22 Feb 03:23pm

    hello there. same probleme here. just saw the noti on my pc and was the same softcnapp. what the hell is happening??' i mean what are they doing

  • Guest commented
    22 Feb 03:14pm

    ...

  • Load older comments
  • +11