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MB blocked this file and it appears that it is the culprit of locking up my computer. Does anyone know what this file may be?

I had Vipre AV installed at the time which was about to expire in two days. Finally, I got rid of it today and installed Avast which is running a complete scan as I sit here. I'm just confused with this file name as it does not come up in a Google search.

Any help would be appreciated and glad to be part of this forum!

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Hi Ron!

Thanks in advance while I hope this is what you need.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.61.0.1400

www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: v2012.04.26.03

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x86 NTFS

Internet Explorer 8.0.7601.17514

Julie :: JULIE-PC [limited]

6/15/2012 1:08:56 AM

mbam-log-2012-06-15 (01-08-56).txt

Scan type: Full scan

Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM

Scan options disabled: P2P

Objects scanned: 307098

Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 24 minute(s), 33 second(s)

Memory Processes Detected: 0

(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Detected: 0

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Detected: 0

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Detected: 1

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings|ProxyServer (PUM.Bad.Proxy) -> Data: http=127.0.0.1:6522 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Data Items Detected: 0

(No malicious items detected)

Folders Detected: 0

(No malicious items detected)

Files Detected: 0

(No malicious items detected)

(end)

Thanks! :)

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