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Windows 7: Finding hidden program

18 Apr 2011   #11
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Download Silent Runners http://www.silentrunners.org/Silent%20Runners.zip
1. Unzip/extract the file to its own folder:
C:\Silent Runners.
3. Right-click (to run as Administrator) the SilentRunners.vbs inside the folder or on your desktop
to start.
4. A message box will appear asking if you want to skip the supplemental
searches.
5. Press "Yes" to skip [default] or "No" to include them.
6. Another message box will appear saying: "Silent Runners has started. A
message box like this will appear when its done." The tool will scan your
system and create a log by default, in the same directory as the script or
one your desktop. The log is named "Startup Programs (ComputerName)
date/timestamp.txt".
7. When finished, the next message to appear will say: "All Done! the
results are in the file..." (it will provide the full path location of the
log.
8. Copy & paste the log in your next reply.

Note: If you have a script blocking program you may get a warning asking if
you want to allow the script to run. Some will say "malicious script
warning" or something to that effect. There is nothing malicious about this
script, you can click to allow it to execute.


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18 Apr 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

A) Unplug the mouse and see if the problem continues
B) Bite the bullet and use System Restore
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18 Apr 2011   #13
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Silent Runners isn't working on my machine, so skip that advice
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18 Apr 2011   #14

7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

i restored my laptop. i unplugged my mouse and it was still clicking.

silent runners works, but i didnt see anything. i attached it if anyone wants to see the report. it might have been a virus, but neither avg or mse found anything


Attached Files
File Type: txt Startup Programs (PC) 2011-04-18 16.04.31.txt (36.0 KB, 26 views)
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18 Apr 2011   #15
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I didn't see anything that looked out of the ordinary.
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18 Apr 2011   #16

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

What is Groove Explorer? When did you install it?
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18 Apr 2011   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 Build 7601
 
 

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18 Apr 2011   #18

7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

i think groove is a lenovo product
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18 Apr 2011   #19

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Groove is a workplace application form Microsoft.

Groove Virtual Office

Kari
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18 Apr 2011   #20

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Thanks Kari., I saw lots of entries in the Silent Runners list for Groove so was wondering if that might be causing this.
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