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setup.exe process running at times


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Reddoug

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Hi All

Every once in awhile I will here my cpu fan speed up and I go into task manager and find a setup.exe process running. I kill the process and the fan slow down. I do not get anything coming up on the desktop like it would be installing anything. I have run MS Security Essentials, Malwarebytes, and Kasper sky Online Scanner and no problems found. How can I find out what is going on. Computer runs okay, does not slow down when setup.exe is trying to run. Any ideas what I can do to find out what is going on?? XP Pro 32bit with 4GB of ram.

Thanks, Doug
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Install Process Explorer then run it the next time this happens. Pointing to setup.exe should tell you where it is running from. That should help identify what is happening.

Post results here.
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Hi

I will install Process Explorer and will post results when it happens.

Thanks, Doug
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Hi

I had left my computer running over night and I think what was ever trying to run ran. I have not had it happen again.

Thanks for your input, Doug
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