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I had my flash drive in, so it is believable that some driver was installed automatically, but I have plugged it in previously and never had this happen. I just got this laptop a few weeks ago; it's a Dell Inspiron 15R running windows 7. Just a few minutes ago, a popup said that "MPD USB Device installed successfully". It is currently "searching preconfigured driver folders". It looked like spyware, but after a whole-computer and anti-rootkit scan, nothing came up. AVG has failed before; can I get a second opinion on whether or not this is a virus?

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I suggest download and run Malwarebytes: It's free and very good. – Xavierjazz Oct 16 '12 at 21:40
The driver is installed each time you plug the drive in a port that has never been used with this drive. This my observation though, not the 'authoritative' answer – Serge Oct 16 '12 at 21:49
Did the pop up show when you connected any usb device or did it do it randomly? – Moab Oct 16 '12 at 21:52
No. I've used the port about 25 times before, and it was at least 15 minutes after I plugged it it. – Code Monkey Oct 16 '12 at 22:28

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