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Windows 7: How can we tell if com surrogates are not a security issue?

19 Jan 2018   #1
McSeven

W7 Prof 64 bit
 
 
How can we tell if com surrogates are not a security issue?

I notice a com surrogate now and again. My understanding is that some are normal. But can they be trusted?


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19 Jan 2018   #2
Bat 1

8.1 home x64
 
 

I'm guessing this is the same Puter and same thing you've asked about twice before ??

When you see it in task manager right click on it and click properties. You should be able to tell from the Details tab and Digital signature if it has one. For further analysis you'd need to download and run System Explorer - Keep Your System Under Control

Since You've already run multiple Malware scanning tools and even resorted to a fresh install, IMHO, you either need to stop worrying about it or stop any practices you believe you might be getting Malware from
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19 Jan 2018   #3
McSeven

W7 Prof 64 bit
 
 

Actually I ran MALWAREBYTES ADWCLEANER and it deleted something. Seems like all is back to normal.
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