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File options keep appearing

  1. #11

    Posts : 148
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Vadikan View Post
    All right, this time I remembered of the process tree view in procmon

    Attachment 22741

    You've got a VBS script on your desktop that triggers Open With:
    Looks like some kind of a modem stats collector.

    Why is it residing on the Desktop and why is it trying to launch? I don't know. It's unlikely to be malicious, so there may be a scheduled task launching it at startup. That would explain why it doesn't start in safe mode, but not listed in msconfig/taskmgr.

    Start Autoruns as Administrator and Ctrl+S the data file for me to take a look.
    Ah right okay, I installed this program last week as I wanted to capture line stats and graphs from the HG612 Modem for my connection. I have just deleted these folders from the disk top and removed that VBS script from starting up under task scheduler and the open with dialogue is not coming up anymore.

    Thanks again for your help in tracking this issue down. I will rep now.

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  2. #12

    Posts : 480
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    Ok, so my guess about task scheduler was on target, albeit the wound was self-inflicted

    Glad you sorted it out. Please mark the thread as solved.
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  3. #13

    Can you please help me im confused
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