During my routine PC cleaning, I noticed a few things that may have been overlooked by MBAM Pro, Windows Defender, and Spybot S&D (all up-to-date, of course). I have never seen them before, on my computer or any other (I have 15 years of computer experience), and I am a little concerned.
I did some Google searching to no avail; my GoogleFu may be weak at the moment.
Here they are:
All of these files reside in the
%APPDATA% directory, which is
C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming on my machine.
I had to turn off the
Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) option under
View > [Folder] Options > View [tab] > Advanced settings in order to see the actual exe files.
I also disabled all of them prior to a required reboot after scanning, and
dehxp.exe re-enabled itself.
dehxp.exe's dropdown, I can only get the properties or show the file location of
Explorer entries just have
Search online enabled.
I am running Windows 8 Pro x64 (legit) with the latest updates. Also, I have never installed Mozilla Thunderbird on this computer, which is why I have it included on this list, especially since it isn't even
Finally, in the bulleted list, any of them in the form of
item2 are identical in file size and were created within minutes (usually one minute) of each other.
Has anyone seen any of these before? Should I be concerned?
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