Windows 10: Some HP machines have a keylogger installed with the Audio Driver

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    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       13 May 2017 #10

    HP rolls out patch to stop keylogging bug in some laptops

    Consumers with HP laptops that have been accidentally recording their keystrokes can easily address the problem with a patch from the PC maker.

    More than two dozen HP laptop models, including the EliteBook, ProBook and ZBook, have an bug in the audio driver that will act as a keylogger, a Swiss security firm said Thursday. A list of affected products can be found here.
    HP rolls out patch to stop keylogging bug in some laptops | PCWorld
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    W10 Pro 64, version 1803
       14 May 2017 #11

    Brink said: View Post
    My HP Envy notebook YDF94AV had this log file.
    As did mine. The wife and I both have an HP Envy 15T Notebook and they both had that log, as well as the mictray64.exe.
    The list they produced of affected models didn't list the Envy, but the stuff was in there anyway.
    I discovered the issue when Kaspersky began complaining about it. I deleted both the log and the mictray64.exe in both computers. Since then I read that HP has produced a patch.
    Thanks a lot HP. GRRR
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    W10 Pro 64, version 1803
       15 May 2017 #13

    I had deleted mictray64.exe and the log it used, but now Windows Update just installed an update replacing mictray64.exe along with a mictray64.xml.
    As far as I can tell it didn't replace the log unless it put it in another location.
    Is this a WU fix or is WU just replacing garbage with more garbage?
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