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My Computer Search Open Question

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#1 Tsuyoi


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Posted 20 January 2009 - 09:28 AM

Hello Everyone,

I have a question that i'm curious about

The other day my computer was acting a bit weird, when i activate "My Computer" and go into other things like my USB drive, a search engine popped opened. I eventually fixed the problem by changing the registry.

The question i have is how did it all started in the first place?, I scanned my computer with MalwareBytes using a quickscan and i didn't find anything, i'm scanning mcafee right now. I'm just worried if it is a possible virus or infection i have

This started to happen before i installed Spybot S&D on my computer. I also remembered my friend was messing with my computer and closed explorer.exe, so im not sure if that made the registry change.

If you can provide information, I would appreciate it

Edit - Also i've found my svchost, all 7, have been taking a lot of memory, im not sure if it is because im running Mcafee to scan my computer or there is really something wrong with my computer.

Edited by Tsuyoi, 20 January 2009 - 09:52 AM.

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