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Explorer.exe Has Many Established Connections to Suspicious IPs

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#1 fatihso


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Posted 25 August 2017 - 09:50 PM

Hello guys,


Recently I have noticed that explorer.exe is constantly downloading stuff up to 200KB/sn and when I checked Resource Monitor, there is something going on.

It was even connected to www.sd.gov (South Dakota Ministry website, I don't even live in USA)

I have two mistyped Windows Expolrer on firewall settings.


Last week, I've installed McAfee Live Safe (Legal and Paid) and there was no threats in my PC. Uninstalled it after. Using Windows Defender as usual now.


I've attached Established Connections, please take a look and tell me what can I do to get over this.


Thank you so much.

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Edited by fatihso, 25 August 2017 - 09:54 PM.

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#2 fatihso

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Posted 26 August 2017 - 12:02 AM



Problem solved after installing MalwareBytes and performing a scan.


But how can I delete Windows Expolrer entries in Firewall settings?


Edit: Did that too.



Mod: You may move this topic or Lock it maybe. Seems like I helped myself out.

Edited by fatihso, 26 August 2017 - 12:07 AM.

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