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Autoplay keeps running.

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My friend's computer (yes, it really IS a friend's computer! My own computer has different problems, which I'm working on! so don't be so cynical!) has a rather peculiar problem.

Autoplay keeps running. Sometimes there will be up to 3 instances of Autoplay in taskmanager. nothing seems to stop it from running, and it will continue for hours. This has been going on for a while, I've been told.

I strongly suspect that this is a virus, but PC-cillin says the system is clean. I've update it, and run spyware and virus scans; both clean.

Here's the HijackThis scan report... I hope that someone can assist!

Attached File  HiJackThis_log.txt   7.77KB   136 downloads
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Hi Lluren...

There are still suspicious entries in the log. I don't really believe that it's causing the problem with AutoPlay, but it's always best to work on a clean machine.

Let's let the malware experts deal with this one first.

Please go to the Malware Forum and follow the instructions found there.

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself...then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum. Be patient, the Malware Forum is a very busy place and a two or three day wait is not unusual. Do not reply to or bump your own topic. If it shows a reply it may be overlooked as one that is being worked on.

Click Here to start a new topic and paste your log.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.

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