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#1 pearce

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 06:09 PM

Hi all.

Ive copied all my running processes from task manager, in hopes that you guys can identify each one and tell me what it is and what it does. Im trying to see if any are spyware or viruses etc. Thankyou.
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#2 trashcan7

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Posted 20 May 2009 - 07:09 PM

Well, even for some of the legititamtely named processes, it's hard to tell if they are actually real because virus processes can be disguised as a real process.
mspaint.exe is just mspaint
firefox.exe is firefox
taskmgr.exe is the Task Manager
svchost.exe, there's always a bunch of these, but can be a disguise for a virus




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