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Virus on my computer? [Solved]

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Alright will do! Assuming this is as bad as it gets, it won't be a big deal for a window to open by itself occasionally. I'm not sure what else to do at this point.
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So IE is still opening to the home page sometimes ?
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Yes, it's just not nearly as bad. It only happens every once in a while now.
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Hmm something within the system is opening it in error when it should be doing something else, never come across this before
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You figured out the exact cause of it?? In the logs somewhere? Even if you've never seen it before it's in a step in the right direction and you've gotten farther than anyone else has haha
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If this is becoming too much of a trouble, just let me know. This has been going on for a while and I don't want to inconvenience you in any way!
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If you are in no rush I will rummage around and see what I can find out :)
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Alright sounds good :) thank you so much! Take your time and of course don't let it get in the way of anything else or even anyone on here
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Still no sign of this being a normal problem... (i.e. very few people are reporting it ) Is it still occurring ?
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Of course! Thank you for doing research. When this first started I also had trouble locating anything online to help me. It still happens every once in a while. Maybe one window once a day or every other day. Two days ago was the worst it's been in a while with three windows opened. But that's it. They don't open at consistent times. Could it be some sort of a scheduled task? I haven't put back on google chrome since it usually makes it worse.
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Unless it is an HP task I can see no other that would be suspect
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Do you think I should just let it be? If I reimage it and it's not malware, I'm sure it could easily happen again
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If it is causing no problems then you could just put it down to the vagaries of computers. But, you are clean so your choice :)
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I guess it's not that big of a deal. The only thing is not having chrome. But it's not like it's hard to work around! If this is the worst it will do I can make it work until I look into getting another computer
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Are you having problems installing chrome ?
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