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Hi,

Lately, or actually for a while my computer has, at random times started using a lot of memory to run "wuauclt.exe" after a google search I discovered this was a normal windows update feature that scans for the updates. Only thing is I have my scan set to do it once a week on Sunday's at around 3am. Thus I was wondering why it was doing it during the week at random times. Also worth mentioning is that at random times (not sure if it is related) a blank program will pop up in the button start menu bar, but it wont have any text and remains for only two seconds before disappearing. Sorry if that's to vague. Malware bytes scans come up clean everytime. I searched to see if I had any extra programs that were un-needed also named "wuauclt.exe" My search got these *attached* results. Don't know if any of those are not necessary. The reason I ask for help is that it is annoying to have the computer totally freeze up for a while because it is running this update process.

Thanks,

Day

MB Log:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46

www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 4897

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

10/20/2010 9:18:51 PM

mbam-log-2010-10-20 (21-18-51).txt

Scan type: Quick scan

Objects scanned: 204255

Time elapsed: 8 minute(s), 57 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0

Memory Modules Infected: 0

Registry Keys Infected: 0

Registry Values Infected: 0

Registry Data Items Infected: 0

Folders Infected: 0

Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

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