What this in task manager?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Tom772, Jul 8, 2005.

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  1. Tom772

    Tom772 Guest

    Hi all, recently i noticed a running process in the task manager that i have never seen before, which is the following:

    ALCFDRTM.EXE, which seems to be located in the C:\WINDOWS directory

    I would really like some ideas,

    All the best Tom
     
  2. Tom772

    Tom772 Guest

    I searched and i think it might, be real tek audio, but i havnt ever seen it before?
     
  3. puff-m-d

    puff-m-d Registered Member

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    It should belong to real tek. You could check the properties of the file to verify this. Of course the main question is whether your audio is real tek or not...

    If you are still suspicious, you could try an online scan of the file at jotti's or Kaspersky's.

    HTH ;) ...
     
  4. Tom772

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    Puff-m-d, thanx for a reply>i have a cretive audify zs sound card i use, but also have a Realtek AC97 audio installed, but i never use this? Do you think it is worth scanning for malware online?

    Tom
     
  5. puff-m-d

    puff-m-d Registered Member

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    Hi Tom,

    I do not think if you are using a SB sound card that anything related to RT audio should be running. You could uninstall the RT audio drivers and this should stop that process from running.

    As far as scanning online for malware, the links I gave you are for scanning single files so it is quick and simple. I do not think you have a malware problem, but whether you scan the file is up to you.

    If I were you, I would check into why you have drivers for RT audio running when you are using a SB card.

    Here is a bit more info on that file.
     
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