_GD_Crawl - what is it?

  prester-john 19:11 24 Apr 2014
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When my computer (Windows XP SP3) was shutting down a pop-up appeared with the message 'Ending program GDCrawl'. Never noticed it before. Worrying. Harmless?

  rdave13 19:20 24 Apr 2014

Part of Google I think. Have a look here.

  prester-john 20:43 24 Apr 2014

Thanks, rdave13, very helpful That seems to put it into the innocent-unless-proved-guilty category. I'll keep an eye on it, and on any other replies that come in, but won't worry myself sick over it.

  rdave13 00:28 25 Apr 2014

Just remove all Google affiliated programs in add/remove, including the updater and toolbar. If you like Chrome then leave it installed. Personally I can't take to that particular browser. After uninstalling the junk, run Ccleaner and its registry cleaner and reboot. Might find the machine just a tad faster.

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