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Program Running Before Login?


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#1 luisstar

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 08:25 PM

I'm running win.xp, and on my login screen, It said that there is 1 program running. is this safe.

Thanks and regards,

 

Mod Edit:  Modified title to reflect situation - Hamluis.


Edited by hamluis, 19 June 2014 - 04:47 PM.
Moved from XP to Am I Infected - Hamluis.


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#2 Condobloke

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 09:33 PM

G'day luisstar, and :welcome: to BC.

 

does this appear before you actually login?

Does it give the program a name?

 

After you have logged in, if you were to open task manager, is there any program showing under the Applications tab ?


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fed up with Windows antics...??....LINUX IS THE ANSWER....I USE LINUX MINT 18.3  EXCLUSIVELY.

 

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 04:18 PM

before i ligin,  i have my computer on all the time,  I usually clik on my name on the screen to login, under my name  thire is a message, one Program running before i click on my name.

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 05:53 PM

Run this scan for me please.

 

Download HERE Screen317 Security Check[/url]   and save it to your Desktop.
* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
* Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
* A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt
* Please copy and paste the contents of that document to your reply
Note:: If any security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to do so.


Condobloke ...Outback Australian  

 

fed up with Windows antics...??....LINUX IS THE ANSWER....I USE LINUX MINT 18.3  EXCLUSIVELY.

 

Microsoft gives you Windows, Linux gives you the whole house...

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don't agree. The wounds remain. Time - the mind, protecting its sanity - covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone. Rose Kennedy




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