WinInstaller wants to install bogus programs

September 9, 2010 at 01:48:48
Specs: Windows Vista Home Premium, 2.33g/1012mb
During startup or restart I get an Installer message box indicating trying to install 'Destination Component', then wants the disk to continue. How do I stop this?
Yesterday it was trying to install SFR, Kodak software I don't have anymore, then PCI Simple Communications Controller Driver, which I believe is a modem from years prior to 2004 and 5 years before this computers manufacture date. Do not have a virus. I've already been through the Services isolation process and don't see where there's any program trying to run in the background.

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September 9, 2010 at 17:15:32
Are you running something like Microsoft Security essentials?

Why did it take me over a year to phone in a problem to ATT?

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September 10, 2010 at 10:26:37
No, the Norton Suite from my ISP, Comcast, since earlier this year without incident. I just can't seem to be able to isolate what it is when it appears as the same acronym after a few starts and then changes it's identity with another acronym or full name after the next startup or restart. Certainly acts like a trained virus.

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