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Windows 7: Strange processes on my process list

30 Jan 2015   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Strange processes on my process list


First, I don't know is it right forum for this question. If not, please move my thread to other forum.

I was not looking at this list and today I did it for no reason and noticed something that I'm not sure about.

1. hyoidragaslope.exe.
User name that run this process : System
Location : C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
File details : Screenshot by Lightshot

Searching on Google did NOT give my any result so I don't know anything more about this file.

2. background worker.exe
User name that run this process : System
Location : C:\ProgramData\Digger\
File details : Screenshot by Lightshot

Once again, I never noticed these 2 files. I don't check it regulary but this one time I saw this and what to ask what is it.

Thanks in advance

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30 Jan 2015   #2

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Whenever a process is not mentioned in Google, most likely it is a virus.
To find out
Run a full anti virus scan
Run a full scan with malwarebytes
Run a full scan with eset online.
These are good and should reveal the problem.
If nothing is shown, the security specialists will be here to help.
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30 Jan 2015   #3

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

You can upload them and scan them at VirusTotal.
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02 Feb 2015   #4

Windows 7 Pro 32

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