Re: [NTO] Anyone seen this error message before before?
- Mike Breiding <mike@...> said on Jun 02, 2008 15:30
-0400 (in part):
>Mike - from the following posts it sounds like it actually was a window
> I get this error message occasionally and have never been able to
> associate it with any particular action or application.
> Is it familiar to anyone?
> Here is a screen shot.
raised by something called "PCMservice.exe" and you've got it removed now.
For next time ...
Have you got Process Explorer (from Sysinternals) on your system? One of
many nice features it has, is a button on the toolbar which can be
dragged onto any window. When mouse is released Process Explorer window
is reshown with the owner of the window highlighted. If you double-click
the process line it opens a properties window which can show you amongst
other things the command-line used to start the task/process. This is
often a good head-start to determining what is going on.
Regards ... Alec -- buralex-gmail
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- alice ttlg wrote:It might have come from a legit site that you visited
that had been
> hacked - the server I run my webhosting business on got hit a coupleMakes me queasy just thinking about that!!
> years ago by a hacker thru a security hole in a php-based archiving
> program. It managed to insert a footer on thousands of webpages on
> more than just the initial customer's site. (That was a very late
> night cleaning up that mess!)
So far, my only hijack has been page defacement of index files due to my
improperly setting file permission.
The substituted page was Pakistani propaganda as I recall. I got lucky
nothing worse happened.
- Jeff Scism wrote:
> I think it was a malware process, since the word "Window" was misspelled.Hi Jeff,
I have been thinking that way also since it first appeared.
But, how can I verify that?
When I choose "OK" or "Cancel" on the dialog box, nothing obvious seems
Since I removed it yesterday from the Startup list it has not shown back
up in the Processes list.
- buralex@... wrote:
> Mike Breiding <mike@...> said on Jun 02, 2008 15:30I think so as well. Time will tell.
> -0400 (in part):
>> I get this error message occasionally and have never been able to
>> associate it with any particular action or application.
>> Is it familiar to anyone?
>> Here is a screen shot.
> Mike - from the following posts it sounds like it actually was a window
> raised by something called "PCMservice.exe" and you've got it removed now.
> For next time ...Just downloaded. Very handy!
> Have you got Process Explorer (from Sysinternals) on your system?<TRIM>
> Regards ... Alec -- buralex-gmail