Apps with weird names stopped working.

berny2220

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Jan 7, 2015
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When I turn my pc on and my windows loads I get messages that some random.exe has stopped working. Apps have weird names I've never heard. I have a feeling that letters are randomized ("xtfdsf.exe") for example..

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Is this a virus?
 

akaChromez

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Mar 18, 2015
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This possibly could be, Viruses randomize their process names to help them stay hidden from AVs for longer, I recommend going into task manager and checking if any more of these weirdly named processes are running, and also download Malware Bytes, Run a Scan (On Both MBAM and your AV) ( also try killing the process to see if comes back, and if it does, right click ind press "Go to service" and stop it)
 

akaChromez

Estimable
Mar 18, 2015
1
0
4,520
1
This possibly could be, Viruses randomize their process names to help them stay hidden from AVs for longer, I recommend going into task manager and checking if any more of these weirdly named processes are running, and also download Malware Bytes, Run a Scan (On Both MBAM and your AV) ( also try killing the process to see if comes back, and if it does, right click ind press "Go to service" and stop it)
 
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