Heads-up for PC Gamers -- new malware iehighutil.exe will FRY your GPU via Java

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  1. wisitor

    wisitor Master Guru

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    i have no idea how but i got this somehow. i dont have java enabled for browsing so i dont know how i could have got this.
    it newer occurred to me that this was a virus problem i tried reinstaling drivers,checking cables and lastly i see this strange process running ehighutil.exe. mother****er! and now im forced to install nod32... coz i have no idea from where did this come from.
     
  2. Solid_State

    Solid_State Member Guru

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    I was going too say something funny but couldn't find a safe way to work in the Newfag without being offensive.
     
  3. stalkerfan

    stalkerfan Master Guru

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    Love your handle
    Reminds me of a situation if you find someone gagged and bound in your trunk...

    *opens trunk*
    "woah!...hey man you ok??"
    "imimmfn!!!imimmfn!!!"
     
  4. harkinsteven

    harkinsteven Ancient Guru

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    My brother had this on his PC, it was causing his GPU to be at 100% usage at all times. It was crashing even on the desktop. I just removed it from startup and deleted a temporary folder it created on the c: drive.
     

  5. yosef019

    yosef019 Ancient Guru

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    Sime body know what is eyva.exe its make cpu go 100% at boot???
    And what good antivirus program?
     
  6. lucidus

    lucidus Ancient Guru

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    Get a room :p
     

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