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receiving random music etc through speakerd

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#1 toot99


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Posted 29 June 2014 - 02:55 PM

A friend is receiving random music etc.  I found an item Windows Media Center Receiver Service running on his computer.  Dealer. and Dell want to wipe drive and do a complete reinstall.


Sounds (no pun) stupid...  has to be an answer besides reformat



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Posted 29 June 2014 - 03:00 PM


There may be several other answers depending on what's happening. A few questions about what we're working with here. Operating System?, is it current? Computer, make and model, installed RAM, HDD size and % free space. Any security software installed? Is that up to date? What scans have been run? Just the basics, so we can get a picture of things.


Stay well and surf safe [stay protected]

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Posted 29 June 2014 - 03:00 PM

 There're things you can do including running SFC, Malwarebytes, AdwCleaner, Junkware Removal Tool, TDSSkiller, and doing a full system scan with your antivirus.  

  To further diagnose the problem Please download and run Speccy.  After running it click File -> Publish snapshot... Copy and paste the link it gives you into your next post.

 Then download minitoolbox and run it with the following boxes checked:

List last 10 Event Viewer Errors
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions, and Memory size
List Minidump files
Copy the resulting log and paste into a reply here.

Everyone with a computer should back his system up to an external hard drive regularly.  :thumbsup:

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