1.    20 Nov 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 38
    Windows 10

    EasyAntiCheat appeared from nothing


    Hello. I was just looking through my services tab in task manager, when I saw EasyAntiCheat. Why is it running? I'm not playing any games. So my question here is: Why is EasyAntiCheat running in background when I'm not playing games?
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  2.    20 Nov 2016 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10

    It probably was bundled with something you had previously installed.
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  3.    20 Nov 2016 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Gauteng, South Africa
    Posts : 71
    Windows 10 Pro x64 1607 (14393.693)

    Right click on the entry in the Services list and select Search online. It might be able to tell you where it came from.
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  4.    21 Nov 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 2,101
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    I would uninstall it if you don't recognise the program. It should be in your list of installed programs? If not, you can use Autoruns to disable startup programs and services you don't want.
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  5.    21 Nov 2016 #5
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 38
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    well, it just tells me that it is an anti cheating program.
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  6.    21 Nov 2016 #6
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    Thread Starter

    but I just noticed that it says Stopped
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  7.    21 Nov 2016 #7
    Join Date : Jun 2016
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    Thread Starter

    It's original location is System32
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