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Old 08-12-2008, 02:09 PM
 
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..I have a pc. There are applications that the computer is processing that belong to threats. However, I run my adware/virus program and they pick nothing up. But the tracklist site with all the processes names tells me that these processes are bad. How do I remove these processes, do I just end the processes or what?
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Old 08-12-2008, 02:44 PM
 
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How do you know that there are applications that the computer is processing that belong to threats?

What are you using for anti-virus and anti-malware protection?
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Old 08-12-2008, 02:58 PM
 
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I use trend anti-virus and spysweeper. I belive those processess are threats because of Tracklist.org. It says what is what. And some of the processess belong to worms and viruses.
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Old 08-12-2008, 03:07 PM
 
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Give us a link to tracklist.org. The only thing I can find through Google is about music.

What led you to tracklist anyway?
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Old 08-12-2008, 03:29 PM
 
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TaskList.org - List of Windows Proccesses and Descriptions
I wanted to know what processess did so I searched for it.
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Old 08-12-2008, 03:39 PM
 
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Thanks. That was weird.

Out of curiosity, have you checked msconfig to see if the processes in question are in the list?

BTW, if you ever have questions about the items in the startup tab of msconfig this site will tell you what it is and whether you should keep it.

Sysinfo.org
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Old 08-12-2008, 03:42 PM
 
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How do I check msconfig?
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Old 08-12-2008, 04:11 PM
 
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Click Start > Run > type msconfig >hit "OK" then click the Startup tab. You'll see a list of stuff. Anything checked is what is loading.
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Old 08-12-2008, 04:22 PM
 
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Ok, what then? How do I remove a process that is a threat? I checked with sysinfo I do have some processess that are threats.
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Old 08-12-2008, 04:55 PM
 
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I'm not the expert on startup programs, but I guess what I'd do is uncheck that item and see if it comes back. What kind of antimalware and antivirus programs do you have?
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