Re: unknown filename fpgcel.exe
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2004 18:06:04 -0400
If you can't find that file name in a www.google.com search, and you're sure
you're spelling it correctly, then it's almost certainly something bad. The
way to identify what exactly it is is to use AV [not spybot] with the latest
updates, such as www.grisoft.com which is free if you have no anti-virus,
and http://housecall.antivirus.com for a second opinion scan if you used AV
and found nothing. You can also submit that file to one or more AV vendors
via email or their web page.
"Jason" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Sygate personal firewall was just installed on the 'other
> half's' laptop, and I'm tracking down everything that wants
> to get outside access, when fgpcel.exe tried to send to
> www.microsoft.com on port 80
> What is this program? Why is it trying to connect?
> Also, how do I tell what is killing the firewall process?
> It is fairly alarming to see the firewall disappear from
> the systray and the network connection immediately go
> active... Spybot search and destroy has not found anything.
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