Suspicious executables

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PcEthuaist

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In my older laptop I have a explorer.exe in my windows folder that shows up as explorer.EXE in taskmanager, but in the windows folder it does not have capital letters in the exe part (explorer.exe). Other processes that have the capital exe are SeaPort.EXE, bcmntray.EXE, BCMWLTRY.EXE, WLTRYSVC.EXE.

I am suspecting that these processes have been hijacked or they are fake versions, being really malware or the malware has hidden itself inside the process.

Why do some of the processes have a capital EXE extension?
 

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I've ran full scans using Microsoft security Essentials, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, and scanned with Spybot Search & Destroy, none have foudn anything.

The suspicious thign is that my other pc's do not have explorer.exe with capital EXE in the task manager. If it isn't malware, and if it isn't normal for windows xp to have it this way, then what is the underlying cause?
 

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