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Can't See Image Name In Processes Tab


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#1 joelpac

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 12:36 PM

For some reason I cannot now see the Image Name of any process running in Task Manager (everything was fine yesterday). When I click on 'View' and then 'Select Columns' the 'Image Name' box is checked, but dimmed and I have no idea how this happened or how to fix it. I'm worried that there is some virus or malware app that doesn't want me to see it's image name. I downloaded Process Explorer and can't see anything out of the ordinary, but I'm a little paranoid as somehow my credit card number was recently compromised. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks.

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 12:56 PM

Download HijackThis and then try there u can c the processes list.Just scan and send the log file, then may be we can guess....

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 01:08 PM

Well...the easiest way to access anyone's credit card number...is to find a receipt or bill which has been discarded/misplaced, etc.

I would not see that alone as any indication of system compromise, either mine or any of the many vendors who might have a digital record of such.

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 01:10 PM

Hi joelpac,

Welcome to BleepingComputer. :thumbsup:

If you choose to follow jackiechrist's advice, please follow the instructions in this post: Start here. HJT logs may only be posted into our HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum and analyzed by a member of our HJT Team. The Start Here topic is designed to help remove malware from your computer - if that is suspected.

Have you recently downloaded any software, or music from a p2p service? Has anything changed from the day when all was well until now? Are you receiving any error messages when using programs?

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 04:01 PM

Give this a shot, Task Manager reset settings from Ramesh's site. Scroll down to XP's tips and fixes. This is a .reg file. Save it to your desktop and select merge from the drop down menu. Click yes to merge the file into the registry. Reboot the computer for the fix to take effect.
Here's the site -
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/
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