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RoyGBIV (further information) Summary: Average user rating of cloaker.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments. OR does anybody know about what it is? Your cache administrator is webmaster. Do you have additional information?

Recommended: Identify cloaker.exe related errors Important: Some malware camouflages itself as cloaker.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. So it must have continued loading while I was in the other profile. Therefore, before ending a task/process via CTRL+ALT+DEL just because it has an "X" recommendation, please check whether it's in MSCONFIG or the registry first. MAXXIMILIAN'S Omnimaxx Cam Central Reply With Quote July 26th, 2001,06:10 PM #6 closurdo View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Med Student Join Date Mar 2001 Location Roseville, MI. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/cloaker.exe-14039.html

It masks other processes while the restore takes place...or something like that. ------------------ Be not afraid of greatness. Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode July 26th, I haven't done so yet, but the HJT log is as follows: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 6:56:42 PM, on 20/07/2008 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

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  • File Location c:\hp\bin Startup Type This startup entry is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or RunServicesOnce entry in the registry.

At least I know now that it is a legitmate file and not some malicious thing. MAXXIMILIAN'S Omnimaxx Cam Central Reply With Quote July 27th, 2001,02:03 AM #13 IMM View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual PC Specialist!!! Join Date Nov 1999 Location N. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data. And this thing: cloaker.exe "Cloaker.exe is an internal program that runs in the background masking other running processes during the recovery." Are they kidding? Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em. What an excellent tool to hide spyware........

Advertisement Noyb Trusted Advisor Thread Starter Joined: May 25, 2005 Messages: 20,072 Any one know what C:\hp\bin\CLOAKER.EXE is ??? johcar20-07-2008, 11:08 PMMy god, how can you have all that crap running all the time? All rights reserved. ☰ 911 PROXY LIST Freemium Unblocking Tools: Proxy Sites and mirrors... Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Two of them, when logged into, display the wallpaper and nothing else - no icons, no Start bar. Any ideas? Any wisdom will be appreciated ... Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Posts 28 Hi Maxximilian This is straight from HP web site: Cloaker.exe is an internal program that runs in the background masking other running processes during the recovery. MAXXIMILIAN'S Omnimaxx Cam Central Reply With Quote July 26th, 2001,06:32 PM #8 closurdo View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Med Student Join Date Mar 2001 Location Roseville, MI. Then Deleted the hidden/system folders "C:\hp\bin" and the "Default User" folder.

Please try the request again. Mainly for games, homework (often in that order!!), and email and surfing. Also, it is in the TEMP folder which gives me the impression that it was just a staging area for an install. Advanced Search Forum Windows Operating Systems Windows 95/98/ME Hewlette Packard.......Cloaker.exe????

If I go to Docs n Settings and delete the Hidden Default User folder … the cloaker.exe listings go away. Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. And I seem to have lost connectivity to the PC from my laptop (via wi-fi), although the wi-fi to the internet via the PC seems unaffected...

How to Remove SetDefaultPrinter - windowsvc.com Path : c:\hp\bin\cloaker.exe c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe /c c:\hp\bin\defaultprinter\SetDefaultPrinter.cmd How to remove startup entry.

Please try the request again. According to properties it is an HP file, but I have no idea what it is or how it got in there. and see it it still reboots. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

I just have to clean it up every now and then. Vancouver, BC, Can. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, User Shell Folders, MACHINE\User Shell Folders, MACHINE\RunOnce). Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

BleepingComputer.com will not be held responsible if changes you make cause a system failure. I haven't tried to delete the Default user folder yet .. all i found ------------------ "Onward Through the fog" Stings Shack™ "ONWARD THROUGH THE FOG" "640K ought to be enough for anybody." - - Bill Gates, 1981 AMAZING TECHS Reply With Quote This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

When I 'switched user' back to the main one (one of the problem profiles),everything was where it should be. XP's / Google desktop / Nero Scout pctek20-07-2008, 10:13 PMRunning processes: C:\WINDOWS\arservice.exe C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindService.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\UAService7.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Fast.exe Name [Various Names] Filename cloaker.exe Command c:\hp\bin\cloaker.exe Description Used by HP and Compaq computers to hide the windows of programs passed as arguments to it. The program has a visible window.

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The profile that does boot up is slow to do so and runs using a good 50% of CPU. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Sincerely, Nancee Reply With Quote July 27th, 2001,12:31 AM #10 maxximilian View Profile View Forum Posts Madd Maxx Join Date Jan 2001 Location Allegheny County,PA, USA Posts 4,033 Hi nancee, Now Feedback Doctor's Lounge « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests) Posting Permissions

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em. MAXXIMILIAN'S Omnimaxx Cam Central Reply With Quote July 27th, 2001,12:56 AM #11 sting View Profile View Forum Posts Imagine That Join Date May 2000 Location Texas Posts 862 Hi maxx, update Speedy Gonzales20-07-2008, 09:04 PMI wouldnt use indexing. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file.

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