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Windows 7: Unknown background activities - DOS command prompt

29 Dec 2016   #1
derChronostat

Windows 7 Prof. 64bit SP1
 
 
Unknown background activities - DOS command prompt

Hi,
For some time now I see recurring popups of the dos command prompt. Unfortunately only for a fraction of a second so I cannot tell what it is but I can tell that I have not seen this before. In the meantime I did a fresh install of the OS on my SSD which was secure-erased prior to OS installation and it is still happening. I know thats very little information therefore my question whether there is a way to find out what might be going on.
So far I kept the OS fairly minimal as well as the system start (see attached pictures).




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29 Dec 2016   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Run this. Might help and can't hurt. A little tutorial by Brink.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker


Some people have problems with Samsung Magician. That includes me when I had a Samsung SSD.

My system.


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Jack


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29 Dec 2016   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I see you have Samsung Rapid mode checked, uncheck it and make sure Samsung didn`t setup a Ram Disk if you don`t want one.
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29 Dec 2016   #4
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

One drive very often runs a DOS cmd during updates
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29 Dec 2016   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

One Drive ?

He`s running 7

I would disable everything but Microsoft items and restart, do you still get the popup ?
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29 Dec 2016   #6
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

The dos windows is due to a cmd being executed. It can be Win update, virus etc

Recommendations:
- Open CCleaner - options - Settings - uncheck start with windows and options - monitoring - uncheck enable monitoring.
- Uninstall Samsung magician. It's more part of the problem then part of a solution
- run portable antispyware SUPERAntiSpyware - SUPERAntiSpyware Portable Scanner
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