Anybody know what FIRE ENGINE is?

  [email protected] 21:08 16 Dec 2005
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Just noticed a "program" in the task bar (next to start not on right) which said Fire Engine- I've no idea what it is only option is to close it, I am using a modem router with a firewall and also Norton Anti Virus, on Windows XP- all up to date. Any ideas? Thanks!

  rdave13 21:29 16 Dec 2005

Try right clicking it.

  VoG II 21:39 16 Dec 2005

Right click a blank part of the Taskbar and select Task Manager. Click on the Applications tab. Right click on Fire Engine and select 'Go to process'. What is the name of the process that is running?

  [email protected] 21:57 16 Dec 2005

It has disappeared now- I'll try if it comes back again! Just wondered what it is- ran a virus check and nothing showed up.

  rdave13 21:58 16 Dec 2005

Run a2 incase of malware.

  [email protected] 22:45 16 Dec 2005

Rdave- 'fraid of got no idea what you are talking about-could you explain please? Thanks!

  VoG II 22:48 16 Dec 2005

Run this click here

  g0slp 22:55 16 Dec 2005

What Rdave13 means is download & run a2 free

click here

it's a utility for checking that there are no programs installed on your computer without your knowledge.

You might also want to consider downloading & running Spybot Search & Destroy

click here

it's also free.

There are several other free applications frequently recommended by forum members. Ad-Aware, CCleaner & Microsoft's own anti-spyware program are useful too.

  g0slp 22:57 16 Dec 2005

VOG beat me to it!

  BRYNIT 23:31 16 Dec 2005

click here this may or may not be what you have on your computer. Not sure what it is.

  [email protected] 10:26 17 Dec 2005

Thaks will look all these up today- that article looks interesting BRYNIT !!

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