Solved How do I remove google chrome processes from my computer?

November 1, 2014 at 19:30:27
Specs: Windows 7
Several chrome processes are constantly trying to run in background. Keep getting pop-up warnings "Google chrome using memory" My list of programs does not show Google chrome. All of the processes are preceded with the letters vedgzjyfopt.

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#1
November 1, 2014 at 19:34:41
Have you tried disabling the updater in services (services.msc in run command)?

Disable any google/chrome entries in services. make sure you hit "apply" after you disable them.

Also set the chrome browser to disable auto-update. the option should be in the settings/advanced settings options.

Note, if you update chrome, you will need to disable the services again.

Oh yea, one more thing. Type msconfig in the run command and disable any google entries listed (and any other items you do not wish to run at startup).

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#2
November 1, 2014 at 19:51:51
Thanks for the quick response. I do not have Google Chrome on my computer. Nothing for Google shows up in the msconfig list. I think it might have come down with a Flash Player update awhile back but I removed it . Could these processes be residuals?

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#3
November 1, 2014 at 19:54:21
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"Could these processes be residuals?"
More like you are infected.

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Download & SAVE to your Desktop. If your default download location is not the Desktop, drag it out of it's location onto the Desktop.
Quit all programs that you may have started.
Shutdown your antivirus to avoid any conflicts.
Please disconnect any USB or external drives from the computer before you run this scan!
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Click on "Delete"
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Exit/Close RogueKiller.
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#4
November 1, 2014 at 22:07:24
I've seen them fake flash player update prompt in the past from various file hosting sites...Sounds like you may have gotten the malware from one :/

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#5
November 4, 2014 at 08:16:00
Thanks Johnw. I am not very good with computer stuff. The RogueKiller looks like it might be problematic for me but I will get someone who can run it for me. I have run two other malware programs. Both shows no findings. Maybe RogueKiller is better.

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