Two Opera Processes?

By Frenzy
Aug 9, 2006
  1. I've recently looked at my task manager an every time i restart the pc it says i have opera running, altho its not running! anyone know why or how? its Opera version 9.01 ive got now.
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Doesn't Opera come with a "preloader" of some sort to make it seem like Opera launches faster or as fast as IE ?
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Do you use any of those Opera widgets?

    There is also a chance that some malware is masquerading as Opera. Use some advanced task manager like Process Explorer to see exactly what kind of opera.exe instances you have running.
  4. Frenzy

    Frenzy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    I've checked on msconfig and theres nothin there about it, i do use feeds but not the widgets. an the feeds only work when opera is open. dont think its got a preloader cos i never saw anythin about it when i went to the site.
  5. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Go and read this thread HERE.

    Post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread and I`ll take a look for you.

    Regards Howard :)
  6. Frenzy

    Frenzy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    HJT log

    here it is, But i ran thru it a while ago, an couldnt find anything wrong.
  7. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    You`re quite right, nothing wrong there.

    The only reason I wanted to look at your HJT log was to try and see if I could find out where Opera was running from, but no luck.

    I agree with Nodsu, you should try the Process explorer programme. You can get it HERE.

    Regards Howard :)
  8. Frenzy

    Frenzy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    I usually use msconfig or services.msc, it tells you everythin thats running
  9. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    9.01 doesn't seem to.
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