FFU Icon showing up in Taskbar. What is it?

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by TechStuey05, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. TechStuey05

    TechStuey05 Gawd

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    Hi, I have Windows Vista 64 bit. Every so often an icon named "FFU" on the bottom right of my taskbar appears and then disappears. It sometimes coincides when I'm watching a video in VLC.

    I've clicked on FFU before it disappeared and a list of options appear. One of the 20 options was crop. Then it disappears. Is FFU a program of somekind? is it spyware or a virus? I'm getting really curious as to what this is.

    I have malwarebytes anti-malware and Avast Virus protection installed. I have scanned my system with Adaware and Spybot search and Destroy but nothing was found. Any info is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Snowknight26

    Snowknight26 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Probably FFDshow. It shouldn't be appearing when VLC is running. In fact, that seems pretty impossible. But either way, it's a set of codecs that's second to none.
     
  3. TechStuey05

    TechStuey05 Gawd

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    Yep, that's it. Thanks for the help.