Very strange behavior....

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  1. TheRemains

    TheRemains If I sound disrespectful, it's only because you're

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    Certain programs on my computer have been slowing down considerably in the last few weeks. For instance today my explorer.exe was very slow. And I discovered that for some reason I have five copies of explorer in my windows directory. Explorer, explorer(2), explorer(3), and so on. So I deleted the extra ones and now it works fine. I've also had this happen for iTunes, and AIM, and a few others. Anyone know what's copying these programs and how I can get it to stop?
     
  2. mace

    mace i don't read

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    sounds like spyware or a keylogger/virus
     
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    I agree. AIM and iTunes would be good targets to snag accounts. Are all of the copies the same size? If you right click on each one, are all the property sheets the same?
     
  4. TheRemains

    TheRemains If I sound disrespectful, it's only because you're

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    sometimes they are 3-4kb larger
     
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    TheRemains If I sound disrespectful, it's only because you're

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    also my norton antivirus 2003 and adaware arn't picking up anything
     

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