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What is "msnphoto.scr"?


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quiltmama

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Good afternoon all,

I just had a weird thing happen on my computer and would appreciate some input, please. I'd been surfing, checking out cell phone ratings. This might be important: At one point I'd clicked on a media display, but it never started, kinda just kept "transferring from the site". So, I closed the window and went on. About 1/2 hour later, still surfing, I notice things starting to slow a bit, and then the ole CPU was cranking at 98% continually. I checked w/Task Mgr to see what was running and noticed this msnphoto.scr. MSN is my ISP. Was this related to the media show that never happened, or something else? I just logged off and did a restart and all seems to be well, but I'd still like to know for sure what that was all about. Thanks.
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gerryf

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.scr files are typically screensaver files, but there are trojans that disguise themselves as such
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