Windows 10: EasyAntiCheat appeared from nothing

  1.    20 Nov 2016 #1

    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

    It probably was bundled with something you had previously installed.
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  3. Alan Russell's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 1607 (14393.693)
       20 Nov 2016 #3

    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. Posts : 1,401
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       21 Nov 2016 #4

    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

    well, it just tells me that it is an anti cheating program.
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  6.    21 Nov 2016 #6

    but I just noticed that it says Stopped
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  7.    21 Nov 2016 #7

    It's original location is System32
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