Solved

determine what is causing popup

Posted on 2015-01-09
4
183 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-09
One of our computers has a popup showing up in the system tray stating:
Software download complete.
It only gives me the option of install now or install later.  I'm hesitant to click on install because I do not know what it is.
Is there any program or way I can tell specifically what this popup is being ran by other than clicking on a potential malware/Trojan?

don't know what this is.
0
Comment
Question by:bbimis
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:NVIT
ID: 40540965
Sometimes, a related task tray icon is there. Is there an unfamiliar one?
0
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
dbrunton earned 500 total points
ID: 40540986
Most likely Verizon update software if you have a phone from them.

See http://www.hardwarecentral.com/showthread.php?184809-Software-download-complete-%28Install-Now-or-Install-later%29

Now I can't guarantee that so it would be a good policy to run an anti-virus scan over your system anyway.
0
 

Author Comment

by:bbimis
ID: 40540993
aww thanks!
wee did and I wondered about that. Thank you
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:bbimis
ID: 40541008
that was it thanks!
0

Featured Post

To Patch or not to Patch? That is the question!

Don't get caught out like thousands of others around the world in the recent Ransomware Fiasco!
Discuss..
- Why it's not a good idea to wait before Patching
- Sensible approaches to Patching discussed
- Add your feedback, comments and suggestions

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

You may have a outside contractor who comes in once a week or seasonal to do some work in your office but you only want to give him access to the programs and files he needs and keep privet all other documents and programs, can you do this on a loca…
When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third pa…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to change your appearance and customize your Windows 7 interface to your unique preference. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
This Micro Tutorial will give you basic overview of the control panel section on Windows 7. It will depth in Network and Internet, Hardware and Sound, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question