ekrn.exe bloating to 1.5 gigs!?

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  1. dimmujed

    dimmujed Registered Member

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    This has just started recently, and seems to happen randomly and also the CPU usage seems to go to 100% every now and then.

    Also, it appears ESET hates the syswow64 folder, as it's cleaned a lot of things there. But, i just installed a new Nvidia driver, and now it keeps coming up with

    Nkkdgr.exe and KYVSRQ.exe probably a variant of win32/agent trojan

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    error while cleaning (access denied). Event occured during an attempt to run the file by the application firefox. Clean and delete do nothing.

    Please help.

    I'm running vista ultimate x64
    4 gigs ram
    q6600 intel quad 3.2ghz
    Eset Smart Security version 3.0.650.0 with newest definitions.
     
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  2. funkydude

    funkydude Registered Member

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    You haven't really given us any useful information to start at, like what programs you're running, at what point in happens.
     
  3. dimmujed

    dimmujed Registered Member

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    As I've said, it happens randomly, and since I only use the computer (mostly) for internet browsing it's during the use of firefox, but seems to slowly climb to that amount as it scans my computer in the background.

    By scans my computer in the background, I mean does it's own thing, not me setting up a scan.

    The only other programs that may be running are utorrent.
     
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  5. Marcos

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    Couldn't it be that you have logging all scanned objects (files) enabled?
     
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