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Is This A Genuine Windows Message or Malware?

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Soni    1
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Eric    1,514

Malware/scam. Nothing in Windows that does backups requires you to "register your computer."

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Arachno 1D    7,991

Yea its genuine malware

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TheDisneyMagic    12

Definitely malware, I would CTRL ALT DEL go to processes and see if you can find it and kill it before running a scan.

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grabageek    4

It's like Russian Roulette "Do I, Don't I"

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Mystic Mungis    678

Yupp as others have said it's malware, try and find the process in task manager and end it then blast it with MalwareBytes :)

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Soni    1

Cheers guys, found it in Task Manager, disabled it, and also found the program in Explorer, but left the file there and just downloading Malwarebytes and will run that first and see if it finds it before i delete it.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi    1,083

Malwarebytes should take care of it. Piece of cake. As said above, Windows will not ask you to register for a simple backup. Sounds like you got it all under control, though! (Y)

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Growled    3,880

I hate getting that stuff. It's super annoying. Hope you get your PC cleaned out.

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+warwagon    9,661

Also judging by the "Windows update" icon next to your clock it looks like you may have some updates to do ;)

Updates to Windows and to 3rd party applications such as Flash, java and Adobe reader, in my opinion are even more important than an Antivirus!

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Kami-    178

Also judging by the "Windows update" icon next to your clock it looks like you may have some updates to do ;)

Updates to Windows and to 3rd party applications such as Flash, java and Adobe reader, in my opinion are even more important than an Antivirus!

Except with Java these days it tends to be fix one security hole & open 3 more while they're at it ;)

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primexx    372

Except with Java these days it tends to be fix one security hole & open 3 more while they're at it ;)

people still use java?

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