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Unknown application running on my pc

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Unknown application running on my pc

    Hi all,
    yesterday i was performing some routing maintenance on my pc, and i noticed there was an evernt log showing an error of an application that was stored in the path. (Please note i didnt mistype VLC).
    It was always giving me an error code 0x0000005. I am worried if this is some sort of virus.
    when i checked with a windows defender and avg i got no virus. It was also using the visual basic command line script process when i checked task manager.
    What else could i do to check out the problem?

    EDIT: I tried searching online, but i found no results

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  2. #2

    Searching with Startpage shows one link to a fix for some virus and a couple of links to Garmin GPS software. Nothing else of substance.
    Lycos found an article about an old Server 2000 bug and a Lee Van Clief screensaver.
    I'd try every search engine you can think of until something makes sense.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 72
    Windows 8 Pro

    Did you search the registry for "lvc.exe" or check HKCU\Software or HKLM\Software for an LVC key? That might shed more light on the problem.
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