Unknown Windows 10 popup, how to stop it or recognise it

Kevin Smith 1 Reputation point
2022-08-19T10:01:21.193+00:00

Hi, recently a Windows 10 popup (on right-bottom of taskbar) has appeared stating a message like "You have 5 days remaining for the trial period" with a button to 'license'.

There is no detail about what the source of this is or what product it refers to.

How do I trace the source of this popup, stop it from occurring, or to know if it is a scam?

I have tried SysInternals process explorer but cannot see anything obvious.

Windows 10
Windows 10
A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.
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  1. Castorix31 82,116 Reputation points
    2022-08-19T11:17:08.743+00:00

    If it opens a window when you click on "license", you could select it with Process Explorer to get the .exe and its path
    You can also use Autoruns to check processes launched at startup or in tasks

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