Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

There is some kind of malware installed on a client's computer. It effectively prevents the administrator account from being used.

It pops up a fullscreen window which you can't get around: Alt+Tab does show the list of windows, but switching doesn't work. You can start the task manager, but it loses focus. However, ordinary user accounts seem not to be affected. I tried to find out the malicous process using processexplorer while simultaneously logged into another user account--but couldn't find any suspicous processes.

Is it possible to find out which process has opended that window while logged into another user account? The drag&drop inspector, which comes with processexplorer of course doesn't work, because you can't move the mouse to another session :-)

share|improve this question
    
If you are unable to make the task manager the focused application it will be tough. My suggestion, backup the files, and format the computer. You can also create a new admin user... –  Ramhound May 7 '12 at 16:02
    
@Ramhound Thanks Ramhound. I reinstalled windows. Can't believe how windows sucks. –  artistoex May 9 '12 at 16:19
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.