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I notice from msconfig that in startup program, there is below entry.

Startup Item: notepad
Command: A:\notepad.exe qazwsx.hsq
Location: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Can someone advise me what is the main purpose for this program.

Thanks,

Ray
 
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You have a virus or a trojan.

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Ray <NoSpam-Ray282828@Yahoo.com.HK> hunted and pecked:
> I notice from msconfig that in startup program, there is below entry.
>
> Startup Item: notepad
> Command: A:\notepad.exe qazwsx.hsq
> Location: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
>
> Can someone advise me what is the main purpose for this program.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ray
 
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Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.configuration_manage (More info?)

Clean Windows Startup and hidden Startup:
http://www.fixyourwindows.com/optimizewindowsstartup.htm

Spyware/Virus Removal and Prevention:
http://www.fixyourwindows.com/windowsxpsolutions.htm
(Links to online virus scans on the same page)

Hope this helps!
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for the best performance (Step-by-step Visual Guide):
http://www.fixyourwindows.com






"Ray" wrote:

> I notice from msconfig that in startup program, there is below entry.
>
> Startup Item: notepad
> Command: A:\notepad.exe qazwsx.hsq
> Location: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
>
> Can someone advise me what is the main purpose for this program.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ray
>
>
>