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boost_interprocess
« on: December 03, 2013, 07:59:14 PM »
Hi,

I need help in identifying what boost_interprocess is?  I found this folder in C: ProgramData and it has 2 files:  Nobu64AgentService & Nobu64TrayIcon.  Each file is 21 kb in size.   I don't know if it is a virus but the little bit of research I did seems to point in that direction.

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2013, 08:28:03 PM »
follow guide and attach the requested logs (not copy and paste) http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=53253.0

we need Malwarebytes / OTL / aswMBR

when done a malware expert will check the logs

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2013, 09:20:36 PM »
HI,

I have attached Malewarebytes and OTL but not aswMBR since I am running Windows 8.1 and it is not compatible with Win 8 yet. Is there an alternative aswMBR?

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2013, 09:27:45 PM »
Hi there is no real requirement for an MBR check with windows 8 as it uses EUFI and not the MBR http://anewdomain.net/2013/07/23/windows-8-safe-secure-boot-and-eufi-deep-dive-how-it-works/

Boost interprocess is generally bad, although I have had a few gamers complain when I remove it ??? 

How is the computer behaving generally ?

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2013, 09:38:09 PM »
Hi essexboy,

I don't really notice anything out of the ordinary.  Its just that I found that folder that I don't think should be there.

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2013, 05:43:26 AM »
Come to think of it my computer has crashed a few times on and off.  Also I have these two entries in HKCU/Software:  OMUPH & WEDLMNGR both of which I don't recall seeing before. 

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2013, 02:25:50 PM »
They may be related to old software that did not uninstall properly, the registry is usually littered with old software references.  With the crashes is it when you are doing anything specific or just totally random ?

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2013, 02:56:02 PM »
Hi essexboy,

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They may be related to old software that did not uninstall properly

Okay, that's good!

I think it has crashed randomly and it was three or four times last week but seems okay so far this week.  I'm really not sure, other than thinking "hmm I wonder what this is about" and then moving on & forgetting about it.
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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2013, 02:57:46 PM »
Do you have any minidump files in C:\windows\minidumps ?

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2013, 03:02:26 PM »
No, I don't have  C:\windows\minidumps folder.

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2013, 04:38:45 PM »
So does this mean I don't have to worry about boost_interprocess?

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2013, 06:47:08 PM »
Not really, as it is inactive, you can manually delete it :)

Any further problems with BSOD ?

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2013, 07:07:19 PM »
Okay I will delete it.  No problem since last week or so with BSOD so I'll keep an eye out to see if it happens again and check out what I would be doing at that time to make it crash.

Thanks for your help, very much appreciated!

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2013, 07:14:08 PM »
No problem .. Run OTL and press cleanup to remove it :)

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Re: boost_interprocess
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2013, 08:20:55 PM »
Hi essexboy,

I can't remove it.  See att'd.  I have no idea what folder or file is using it.

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