Spyware, Viruses, & Security forum

General discussion

Startup bug or normal?

by sirklash / August 12, 2010 4:21 AM PDT

Key prpgram File
HKCU:Run Configuring rundll32.exe C:\Users\ALOSHA\Local\temp\1269536

windwos7 32bit 2 hdds C primary

This file has recently apeared in my startup list and my computer's boot sequence has goten longer but not by alot. I am not sure wether this is a bug or simply a possible update tho im not sure why it would be in temp folder. So subsequently i am highly suspicious of it tho am reluctant to disable it as several months ago disabling a rundll.exe file rendered my previous pc unbootable.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Startup bug or normal?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Startup bug or normal?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Have you scan the computer for malware/virus?
by Donna Buenaventura / August 12, 2010 7:12 PM PDT
In reply to: Startup bug or normal?
Collapse -
by sirklash / August 12, 2010 10:30 PM PDT

superanti and malwarebytes found nothing but malaware identified the exact file stated as a trojan , thankyou very much for the help.

One more thing would malaware be able to work in conjunction with avg if i bought it?

Collapse -
Good work, sirklash
by Donna Buenaventura / August 12, 2010 10:40 PM PDT
In reply to: thanks

EmsiSoft MalAware will work along with AVG.

It is because MalAware is a portable scanner only. It's not running in the background which means it is not going to protect your computer like AVG should but it's only a scanner and remover.

Just regularly scan the computer using the on-demand scanner like EmsiSoft MalAware, SUPERAntiSpyware Portable or Malwarebytes so that you will know if AVG missed in removing or detecting anything.

Popular Forums

Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!