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Windows 7: Weird flash every so often


26 Oct 2010   #1

W7 Prof 64 bit
 
 
Weird flash every so often

Once in maybe an hour or so there is a small fast flash in the lower right corner of the screen. About 3/4" high and about 2 1/2" wide.

Been doing this for about a month. Avira, Malwarebytes and HiJackThis show nothing that seems suspicious.

I am wondering if it is a virus that is taking screen shots.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

Windows 7 x64.


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26 Oct 2010   #2

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

What Av's are you running? Sounds like some kind of warning message that's not staying on.
Ken
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27 Oct 2010   #3

W7 Prof 64 bit
 
 

Avira Primium Suite 2010

I'll post a message at their website too.
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27 Oct 2010   #4

Window's 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
 
 

Hey I thought this Aswell once or twice, No virus here and I use Avira premium 10, I came to the conclusion It was just Avira's little popup window I was missing when It notify's you that an update just took place?

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27 Oct 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

That is most likely what it is. Mine (Avira Premium Suite) opens and reports, so I click the the X and it goes away.
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28 Oct 2010   #6

W7 Prof 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by royal tyrant View Post
Hey I thought this Aswell once or twice, No virus here and I use Avira premium 10, I came to the conclusion It was just Avira's little popup window I was missing when It notify's you that an update just took place?
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It's not Avira's update window because I can see that and it stays for a couple of seconds before disappearing. Or one can close it at will.

The flash I am referring to is so fast one can not read it and it's very small.
I checked with Avira support and they don't see any problems reported by the Avira software.
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