1.    26 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 27
    Windows 10 Education

    Odd scheduled task

    Hi guys. I found this odd scheduled task named 'UninstallDDS-C960901F-CE14-4DE1-9729-1305F719A337'.
    The task is set to run at 14:54 on 25/1/16 and then repeat every 00:01:00 indefinitely.
    The target is C:\Windows\temp\deletefoldertask.exe

    The task has no author and I can find no information about the executable.
    Before I remove it, I thought I'd check with you guys to see if it has any legitimate purpose.
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  2.    26 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Cheshire, England
    Posts : 1,444
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    The task name starts with UninstallDDS which may relate to a piece of software called DDS Converter, have you installed or do you currently have that software installed on your machine?

    I have also seen a post from 24th December at a different site reporting the same scenario which suggests a malware scan (Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software)
    Also have a look at the post here to see if the suggestion on post #2 is of any help - Cleaning Up After Blue Screen/browser Control Scam | MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums

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  3.    26 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 27
    Windows 10 Education

    Nope, I have nothing by that name. Its a new laptop, I've installed very few programs.
    Before creating this post, I did a Google search and I did read the post you are referring to.

    Edit: Sorry, I do have Cyberlink software pre-installed.
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