So I am having a fairly interesting problem here. Just recently I started having a console window pop up on my desktop, flash for a fraction of a second, then vanish. I can't seem to figure out where it's coming from, either. It seems to pop up at intervals of perhaps fifteen minutes or so. I've noticed it when I'm coding in Visual Studio, and it has even been booting me to desktop while I play some games.
Now, this question is more about how I should hunt and destroy it. You see, because it's lifetime is so short, it's almost impossible to pinpoint. I've tried looking in my startup, but everything was set to disabled.
I also tried looking through the currently running programs(Won't help if it's not running, though). And I even looked through my services to see if I could spot anything that's starting up. I'm at a loss here. So can someone tell me how I can detect this console application, kill it, and stop it from annoying me?
And, yes, I have ran Avast, and Malwarebytes...they say I'm clean... But that's no surprise because I can't remember the last time I actually had malware on my computer. Despite this, I'm still tagging this question as both Malware and Virus, because I'm at a loss for figuring out what it is.