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Executable changes names on bootup

Exe changes on startup

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#1 asaksa


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Posted 28 March 2013 - 02:49 PM

Every time I start up my computer I see a program that is running in processes under SYSTEM in Windows XP.
The program is a couple of number and also numbers. the current one is PY4506.exe and if I kill it it goes away until the computer restarts.
Malwarebytes does not see it as a ghost or malware.
If I search for it on the hard drive, it comes up in the temp directory as well as pre-fetch.

Any ideas?

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Posted 28 March 2013 - 03:02 PM


That sounds like malware behavior. See topic Available Assistance for Possibly Infected Computers

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