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Social Mob.exe what is it?


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#1 Gadgetman728

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Posted 22 July 2015 - 09:38 AM

I've got a file called socialmob.exe running in task manager. anyone know what this is? 



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Posted 22 July 2015 - 10:18 AM

I am moving this to the Am I Infected form from WIN 7, just in case.

I can only find 2 references in Google and neither appears to be malicious.

C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Social Mob\Social Mob.exe 6195 71C97CC9D9DFBAEA6CF98C4BFD85C8C3

2 C:\Documents and Settings\username\Datos de programa\Social Mob\Social Mob.exe 6451 6A439CEEFE4FD42A7DFC054CA3BE8F84

Is it using a lot of CPU?

If yes ... go to (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs ) remove it and restart the PC.

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Posted 22 July 2015 - 03:50 PM

It is not in Add/remove programs. It running uner processes called SocialMob.exe*32, uses CPU 0, uses 888K memory. It is also running under Services as SocialMob PID 1884. The properties of its file say it's in C:\Users\Rick\AppData\Roaming\Social Mob.   I'm thinking it's something Google based. 



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Posted 23 July 2015 - 01:00 PM

It's normally in a hidden folder... AppData\Roaming
You may have your system set to show hidden files/folders
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Posted 24 July 2015 - 08:50 AM

It doesn't matter if it's a hidden file or not, I wanted to know where it came from. thanks for the thought though. 

 

I right clicked on the socialmob process and followed it to the containing folder and deleted it. After several reboots it is still gone. The only thing I've downloaded an a good while has been an Android app for my phone through the Google play on my computer. I also played around a bit in the Google world - Google Drive and Google +, maybe that had something to do with it, although, you would think if it was Google related, a Google search would bring it up. It also might have been a remnant from some other program.  No Matter, my computer runs great, I was just worried about an unknown process. 

 

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