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Windows 7: CPU fan runs loud until I open task manager

02 Dec 2012   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I'm still somewhat puzzled. Any information might be helpful to others that run into this problem.
What anti virus were you using when you got this infection?
Did MAM, Eset, or Defender Off Line show this infection in their scan logs or quarantine logs? Did you update all three of those programs before using full scans.
I installed and/or updated those three and none of them could find this malware.

Did Task Manager and/or Processor Explorer show this infection running?
Abslutely not, that's what I found very ingenious in this malware, it hid itself from those two programs and fortunately for me it couldn't hide itself from Bill2's Process Manager.
The reason I ask is; it is very odd that 5 great programs did not see or find this
igfxupdate.exe virus running.
Mind, that when I ran MEM and ESET, I had Process Explorer running which may (or may not) have made the task to identify this malware more difficult. But Defender Offline couldn't find it either.

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16 Sep 2017   #12

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
Noisy Fan- Solved!!

In my case the solution for this nosy Fan and Task Manager was also getting stuck was--Quitting Skype!! the second I quit Skype it was over.. even if I started Skype again- the issue when the Fan is nosy and Task Manager was getting stuck was gone!

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