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Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By McSeven
Question about Com Surrogate

Is it normal for a Com Surrogate to show in the Task Manager when looking at a picture? :confused:
When closing the picture the Com Surrogate goes away, this also happens sometimes when switching to...
Forum: System Security 25 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By McSeven
:D Since I rebuilt my computer all seems okay....

:D
Since I rebuilt my computer all seems okay. And with the SSD drive it is really fast.
Anyway I ran the FRST64.exe program and it, as far as I can tell, found no problems.
The two output text...
Forum: System Security 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By McSeven
Actually as of this morning I decided to purchase...

Actually as of this morning I decided to purchase an SSD to use as the 'c' drive, so I will be reinstalling Windows 7.
I figured it was about time I upgraded something to help run Windows and my...
Forum: System Security 17 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By McSeven
Thanks everyone, I am okay now.

Thanks everyone, I am okay now.
Forum: System Security 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By McSeven
What is 'LanmanWorkstation'? Should that be...

What is 'LanmanWorkstation'? Should that be running?
Forum: System Security 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By McSeven
Yesterday I found a program called 'Combofix'...

Yesterday I found a program called 'Combofix' that cleaned out the 'Com Surrogate' problem.
I believe I got the virus when downloading a mod to a game I play.

Late yesterday I notice a folder...
Forum: System Security 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By McSeven
I have some Com Surrogates running and I have not seen them before.

Am I being hacked? There are six of them. Just started today. I have not noticed these before.
Forum: System Security 25 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By McSeven
I appreciate the advice. I am still at a loss. I...

I appreciate the advice. I am still at a loss. I guess I will try some AV's that have a 30 day trial.
Forum: System Security 25 Nov 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By McSeven
Questions about antivirus software ...

I have been reading reviews about antivirus software, and I just cannot make up my mind which software package to get. :confused:

So can you recommend what you use and why?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: System Security 25 Nov 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By McSeven
Maybe Microsoft's Process Explorer can help you. ...

Maybe Microsoft's Process Explorer can help you.

Process Explorer (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx)
Forum: Software 10 Nov 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By McSeven
Re-installation of MS Office 2007 because of new computer questions

We want to install MS Office 2007 onto a new computer.

Can we just do the install on the new computer or will it be rejected because it is still on the old computer?

Should we uninstall the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By McSeven
Thanks maxie!

Thanks maxie!
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By McSeven
Question about networking

When I leave the Windows' task manager running and showing the Networking tab, every so often, maybe a minute or two, there will be a little spike. Is this normal? Does Windows networking check for...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,570
Posted By McSeven
Thanks for the link Harrie.

Thanks for the link Harrie.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,570
Posted By McSeven
Happy to hear that you are back for normal Lin0.

Happy to hear that you are back for normal Lin0.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,570
Posted By McSeven
I had to do a system restore to fix the problem. ...

I had to do a system restore to fix the problem.

I think what caused the problem was VLC Player crashing.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 2,570
Posted By McSeven
Help needed! I have about 30 Com Surrogate processes that show up ...

after a while using the computer. This has just started today. :shock:

I ran Avira, MalwareBytes and SysBot and nothing shows up such as malware or a virus.

So I am at a loss about this. I...
Forum: Gaming 29 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By McSeven
Damn problem still acts up randomly.

Damn problem still acts up randomly.
Forum: Gaming 27 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By McSeven
Seems to okay today after unchecking 'Windows...

Seems to okay today after unchecking 'Windows Troubleshooting'. We shall see.
Forum: Gaming 27 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By McSeven
I'll give that a try Dude. I'll see how it goes...

I'll give that a try Dude. I'll see how it goes today.

I didn't have this problem a week or so ago. Maybe one of the BF4 updates caused it.

When I play BF4 I use 'full screen'.
Forum: Gaming 26 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By McSeven
I don't have a performance problems. The problem...

I don't have a performance problems. The problem is the 'visual effects' screen popping up.
Forum: Gaming 26 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By McSeven
The changes helped desktop to run much faster. ...

The changes helped desktop to run much faster. But it still pops up whenever I play Battlefield 4.
Forum: Gaming 18 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By McSeven
Thanks very much!

Thanks very much!
Forum: Gaming 18 Apr 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By McSeven
When playing BF4 Windows 7 pops up

the Performance Option's screen and I have to choose either best performance, best appearance or custom.
It just started doing this last week. I always choose the best appearance option. But still...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Mar 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By McSeven
Thanks very much! I now have IE installed and...

Thanks very much! I now have IE installed and working AOK!
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