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Old 04-16-2003, 10:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default A Command Prompt Poping Up

Well, I fixed the problem but im wondering why this occured...

Whenever I turned on my computer and logged in to my name or switched users, a command prompt popped up that said C:\WINDOWS\System32\Sym0st or something like that!

I went looking in the WINDOWS System 32 folder and found the file that was just created 4/12/03! So...There was the same file but instead of the 0 in the word it was a lowercase o! I took the chance and deleted the file that kept popping up and it now is fixed but why did this occur? Anyone know?

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Old 04-16-2003, 12:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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sounds like some sort of virus...

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Old 04-16-2003, 05:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Do you have any Symantec apps on your computer?
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Old 04-18-2003, 08:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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if u dont want it popping up, goto the RUN->msconfig and look at the program thats evoking what every command promp. If u cant it there try looking in the registry
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