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Old 07-14-2005, 03:31 AM   #11
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I had same problem with my game but i found out it was because i had scheduled a spyware scan at that time and when it kicked in game minimized
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Old 07-14-2005, 04:07 AM   #12
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Yes that may happen from time to time, but nothing should be using taskmanager but windows. spyware grabs it to protect itself from being detected before it does its damage. The other option is that it is being used by a tweak to maybe make it transparrent to hide it for some reason.
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Old 07-14-2005, 11:00 AM   #13
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Please perform an online virus scan with at least two of the sites below (more won't hurt):

Online System Checker

ActiveX Spyware & Adware Scanning

Online free SpywareChecker

http://anti-software-spyware.eksuziv.net/

BitDefender Free Online Virus Scan

Make sure you tick Disinfect automatically under Scan Options

Housecall at TrendMicro

Make sure you tick Auto Clean

eTrust Antivirus Web Scanner

RAV Antivirus Online Scan


Trojan Scans:

Please run at least one of the below trojan scans

Sygate Trojan Scan

Windowsecurity Trojan Scan

GFI Trojanscan:
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Old 07-14-2005, 12:12 PM   #14
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Archived blackviper site. About the best ever for services setup.
http://www.dead-eye.net/WinXP%20Services.htm
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Old 07-14-2005, 04:29 PM   #15
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Since you brought up BlackViper, What happened to him???
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Old 07-14-2005, 05:17 PM   #16
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Hi Seti. No one seems to know. XpUser and I both have tried to find him from time to time with no success.
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who's black viper?
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Old 07-14-2005, 11:18 PM   #18
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who's black viper?
He used to run a website, that had a page on how to safely edit the services in Windows XP.

More about Black Viper links at this post
http://computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=16074
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