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Windows 7: Fake Firefox process running at startup?

07 Sep 2011   #1
hawkin90

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Fake Firefox process running at startup?

Lately I've noticed firefox running at system startup.
It looks like this in task manager when I open the (real?) firefox:

firefox.exe (10k something) (startup)
firefox.exe (116k) (the actual browser)


I've checked msconfig and there's no firefox on the startup list.

I've run multiple virus and malware programs and they don't seem to find anything.
Any tips about this is appreciated.

I can end the process but it will always return if I log off or reboot.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Sep 2011   #2
stve

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Click on Start on your taskbar & in the search box type System Configuration, start the program & select the startup tab
& uncheck the Firefox entry.

Startup Programs - Change
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