Just bumping this back up to say that I'm still supporting this, even though it's ridiculously easy to patch it yourself.
In any case, last patcher I posted still works on 1.293U (September 27th 2010).
Virus detections are most likely false positives. Microsoft Security Essentials reports it as clean.
@amakajaku: Put the file directly in the game folder where the files are located. And then run as Admin.
Anyway, I'm pretty sure I don't need to update this anymore and that it'll keep working for a long time. Last patcher I put up was back June 20th, and that still works.
If you're too lazy to go back one page, here it is: