Possible malware issue?

Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by Question2, Feb 25, 2012.

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  1. Question2

    Question2 Registered Member

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    Windows 7 keeps focusing on my taskbar.

    Example : I have a game running in windowed mode, and the task bar randomly appears like in the pic.

    http://i.imgur.com/e4X0A.jpg

    If i am running a full screen application, it will minimize to focus on the taskbar. If i only have my browser opened, windows focuses on the taskbar.

    To give you an idea what it is like, open your browser and click on your taskbar. Windows un-selects your browser and selects your taskbar.

    Ive scanned with malware anti-bytes and ESET smart security 5 but found nothing. Is it possible that this is a very hard to detect malware?
     
  2. King Grub

    King Grub Registered Member

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    It is much more likely to be a video card driver issue or Aero issue than malware.
     
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    Alright any ideas on how to track it down then?
     
  4. King Grub

    King Grub Registered Member

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    Well, are the drivers for your video card up to date?
     
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    Just updated it, but that doesn't seem to have done anything.
     
  6. King Grub

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    Hard to say then, but it is a well known issue, and it has been happening all over since Vista.

    http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=374470

    Just one of any number of examples.

    I don't know exactly what it is that triggers this on some systems, but I do know that it is quite common, and it is a driver or Microsoft issue/bug, not malware.
     
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