Solved! Programs magically appeared and are showing in task manager 24 separate times

Nov 11, 2018
There are programs running per task manager that I have no knowledge of:
“scoff” listed 24 separate times
“presets” listed 4 separate times
I got multiple notifications from iObit Malware Fighter that I selected to block and was notified of new start up items that I also selected to manage but was unable to disable them before more would appear. Something called “Crafty Chameleon Explorer” magically appeared along with 30+ gb “NattyNarwhal” also 100% unknown to me that I am in process of uninstalling right now. I had been doing a disk cleanup that still hadn’t finished when all the above happened. Not long after I got the BSOD. Someone please tell me what the hell I did to cause my beloved HP