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suspicous programs running....

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by BumontheRun, Sep 19, 2003.

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  1. BumontheRun

    BumontheRun Thread Starter

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    I was wonderin if these programs r necessary... there are 2 programs that run under explorer in the processes tab on xp...

    They are wowexec.exe and the otherone is like winold?? or somethin like that... what r these?
     
  2. Xander

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    Yay I get to answer instead of ask!

    I don't know what the winold is, you need an exact file name for me, but I know wowexec is the Windows-On-Windows file. It basically allows 16 bit programs to operate on 32 bit operating systems.
     
  3. BumontheRun

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    it was like winoldap.mon or somethin...but i guess its the same thing...
     
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