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Sometimes during shutdown on my XP SP2, I get a pop up box claiming that a program "sw.exe" will not shutdown because it is waiting a reply from me. I then end it and shutdow. I have searched the computer for "sw.exe", scanned the msconfig set ups, searched the files in task master, and searched the registry; all to no avail trying to find who or what is generating this messsage. Can anyone out there tell me a method to find out what program is causing this pop up box to be generated?
 

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sw.exe is spyware, part of the program "Silent Spy". Google it, and you will be led to places that will give instructions on killing it (if your present tools won't).
 

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Sometimes during shutdown on my XP SP2, I get a pop up box claiming that a program "sw.exe" will not shutdown because it is waiting a reply from me. I then end it and shutdow. I have searched the computer for "sw.exe", scanned the msconfig set ups, searched the files in task master, and searched the registry; all to no avail trying to find who or what is generating this messsage. Can anyone out there tell me a method to find out what program is causing this pop up box to be generated?
SW.EXE is a silent spyware program. Check out this site. http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/useless_files/180-SWexe.html
 
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