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Windows 7: Shutting down windows 7


04 Dec 2009   #1
duustheboy

 
Shutting down windows 7

Each time i shut down windows 7, it pops up with the screen that these programs prevent windows from shutting down. Well the programs are: winlogon.exe, ComPtc.exe, compptcvui.exe. I want to know what are these programs, and how can i prevent then from popping up each and every time i shut down my computer?

Than you for the help, this has been solved.

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04 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hi Duustheboy,
I belive those are trojans

You can try running freeware like Ad-Aware or Spyboat to remove them

Hope that help
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04 Dec 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Run MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware:
download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to your desktop
http://majorgeeks.com/download5756.html
* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select Perform full scan, then click Scan.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.

winlogon.exe
Winlogon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

ComPtc.exe ... not sure. Do you mean ComPc.exe?


compptcvui.exe - Arachnoid Biometrics Identification Group Corp.
File extensions exe : The EXE executable (program) file An executable file is a program that can be executed on the various Microsoft operating systems (Dos,windows 98/xp/vista).


Product name: Unknown
Description: compptcvui.exe
Manufacturer: Arachnoid Biometrics Identification Group Corp.




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04 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Do you have some type of fingerprint scanner installed on that computer? If so that could be causing your problems.
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05 Dec 2009   #5
duustheboy

 
About virus/anti spyware

Thank you for all the advice. But i installed windows 7 a week ago, and i had vista before and there where none of these errors before. And i aint some kind of idiot that just download everything i think sounds cool or something. I got antivirus, norton internet security 2010 and i scan everything. Wouldn't they pop up in vista if it where a trojan or any other kind of virus. What can i do with the compptcvui.exe or whatever it was called, the finger validating program, how can i prevent that from popping up? I think winlogon was because i forced my computer to automatic login. How can i make it login automatic without having to go through some advanced configure. Someting like run-> control userpassword 2 -> enable atomatic login. I have tryed removing password, but it still wants me to click my username, although there aint any other users. And the comptc.exe, i will try to shutdown and see if its called compc.exe. If it is compc.exe what can i do to prevent that? I ran the malware thing and there where 0 infections, aswell my anti virus says.
Hope you can help me sorry for my not so good grammatic english, i'm from denmark
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06 Dec 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

duustheboy, upload each of those three files (one at a time) to VirusTotal - Free Online Virus and Malware Scan and have them scanned. Post the results back in this topic.

Also, do you have "truesuite access manager"?
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06 Dec 2009   #7
duustheboy

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
duustheboy, upload each of those three files (one at a time) to VirusTotal - Free Online Virus and Malware Scan and have them scanned. Post the results back in this topic.

Also, do you have "truesuite access manager"?
I uploaded them and there where no results of infection or virus. No i dont have truesuite access manager.
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06 Dec 2009   #8
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

I think you're okay then. You can look in Services and see if any of these are running (except winlogon), right click the program/file, choose properties and set it to manual. Stop the program from running and test what's actually been stopped. You can always restart it again.

Also, see if this helps with a faster shutdown .... right click on the taskbar to pull up Task manager. Click on 'explorer'.exe, then stop the process. Now shut Windows down. Did the messages still pop-up?
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06 Dec 2009   #9

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by duustheboy View Post
Each time i shut down windows 7, it pops up with the screen that these programs prevent windows from shutting down. Well the programs are: winlogon.exe, ComPtc.exe, compptcvui.exe. I want to know what are these programs, and how can i prevent then from popping up each and every time i shut down my computer?
compptcvui.exe is part of the Vitakey fingerprint ID utility.

VITAKEY - One Touch Identity - Software - EgisTec Inc.
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06 Dec 2009   #10

Win7
 
 

You guys are barking up the wrong tree. the OP's NIS2010 is fine for protecting his PC. Some processes are simply active at shutdown time; hence the messages at shutdown. I've seen this occur on many machines with a variety of programs including MS processes. Everyone just RELAX a bit--the messages aren't an indication of impending doom!
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