Anyone seen this before? v. Vista

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  1. Saicho

    Saicho New Member

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    This shit keeps popping up every 10 minutes. No toolbars no nothing...the only way to close it is Alt+F4. Does anyone know what this is or how to get rid of it? Here is the taskbar icon...

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  2. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Looks to me like Vista is blocking some kind of spyware. Are you running any kind of antivirus, or are you just taking your chances?
     
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    Yeah, I'm going to agree with deus and say spyware or virus-related. Get some AV/spyware on there and clean the shit up.
     
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    With malware, effectively?

    You'd know we're talking 'bout Windows.
     
  6. Saicho

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    LOL I FINALLY figured out what this is.

    It's some pos HP software that is scheduled to run ever 30 minutes if you didn't sign up for one of their internet services or some shit. I had uninstalled all of the HP software that came with the laptop immediately, but I guess the uninstaller forgot this little .exe file. Of course the shit is blank since the things it links to are probably deleted. I ended up renaming the small .exe file and it went away...
     

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