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Programs deleting themselves? Egads!

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  1. aussiedrongo

    aussiedrongo Thread Starter

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    I'm using windows XP home edition. This problem started last night and I'm honestly stumped.

    I'll open an .exe file, maybe... 2 seconds into running the program is shutdown, deleted and gone from the recycle bin without a trace. I've tried several programs like PCBugDoctor and others for help, but everytime I open the installer, WHAM, it's deleted and gone. I've performed a virus scan with Norton and came with nothing, any ideas?
     
  2. HappyHacker

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    What about in safe mode? (tap F8 during boot)

    Can you use the task manager CTRL+ALT+DEL, if so can you list the EXACT programs that are running?
     
  3. aussiedrongo

    aussiedrongo Thread Starter

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    Programs that are running;

    FireFox (this site)
    Evidence Eliminator

    Processes that are running(that seem odd) ;

    jhp2rw2krgpjsr.exe x2
    Ee.exe
    ccapp.exe
    NAVAPSVC.exe
    wuauclt.exe
    keyhook.exe

    note: I tried ending the first processes but that came back.


    It seems odd because it's not all programs that it's deleting.
    Example; I open firefox and it works. However, I try open a .rar file and the next thing the winrar program has vanished.

    It has also deleted;

    Limewire
    Winamp
    Infan view
    PCBugDoctor installation file
    I tried to re-use the winamp installation file and that got whopped too.

    Programs it hasn't deleted;
    mIRC
    FireFox
    IE
     
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