|Open your Task Manager "Ctrl-Alt-Del", any programs running should be listed on the "Applications" tab.|
If there is nothing there, go to the "Processes" tab. If you click the column header "Image Name", it will put them in alphabetical order.
Now compare your running processes to the to this web page that gives a description of each.
Failure to find anything out of the ordinary with the above method will require running something like "Hijackthis", but start with your Task Manager first.
By the way, lower left corner of Task Manager, how many processes do you show running?
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