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March 15, 2008 Jordan Fantastic INFO! Any amount is appreciated and will support our fight against malware. This not only cleared things up for windows but explains why the programs I create need a .dll file to run. I saw that my bandwidth is being used for something else and just googled and found your site… it is really useful yaar… Thanks September 7, 2008 Bigpig Thanks a lot

Thank you January 26, 2009 dushyant thanks a lot man, this was very helpful and above all, easy to understand for a non- IT person like me. May 13, 2009 AB Thanks a ton. March 25, 2008 jordy la forge I don't have any svchosts running, I think its stopping my "windows update" from working. none of these type in ‘run' solutions have worked and my computer has lost all of its networks so wont connect to inet.

January 14, 2009 Charge Right on! January 25, 2008 Walter Thanks. thanx May 28, 2008 BASSEM awesome article Godbless u :P June 5, 2008 yatin You guys r rocking. my system does not have the services tab.

Is there anywhere to get a list of the "common" windows processes that shouldn't be shut off; ie core windows services? Now I understand why. August 13, 2008 Bob How can I tell what services too end? Removal and security Fix svc.exe errors: Free scan Boost performance: Free scan Security risk 0-5: 4 Spyware: Yes (Free spyware scan) Virus:No (Remove svc.exe) Trojan:No (Remove svc.exe) Free system scan Step

explanation,thanks for that.I was searching for this data for a long time. I've only 5 instances of svchost running on my box - I think thats pretty good, though I feel that I could do without one or two instances. Part 1 (6th ed.), Microsoft Press, ISBN978-0-7356-4873-9 External links[edit] How to find processes behind svchost.exe ScTagQuery Memory leak in the svchost process which hosts the Task Scheduler service v t e Thanks!

Important: Some malware also uses the file name svc.exe, for example Trojan:Win32/Sefnit.CA or TrojanClicker:Win32/Klik (detected by Microsoft), and Win32:MalOb-AT (detected by Avast). So how so I clean this process out? Once you download it, just run the exe file as it does not have to be installed. The tool is completely free and gives you detailed information for each process currently running.

It's really nice! I just found your website through Lifehacker, and I've already bookmarked it. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the svc.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows November 29, 2009 Sliocht Chreagáin Thanks for svchost.exe article.

If this happens, you should click “Yes” to continue with the installation. August 17, 2008 craig smith Thanks this helped me alot. Never used a forum? Hence, svchost loads those DLLs and runs them itself.

August 12, 2009 Lisa T. Once installed, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware will automatically start and will update the antivirus database. I wondered many times why so many svchost.exe would be running even though I did not open any windows. January 25, 2008 ScottK Great article Jon!

Windows is how it is - period! April 14, 2009 Jesus Thanks for the information, I like it, Very Much. November 17, 2008 Mahesh Excellent article.

The SVCHOST process for netsvcs will then start the service by executing the %SystemRoot%\system32\trkwks.dll.

Through the solitary file svchost.exe, the DLLs efficiently contain and dispense Win32 services as well as neatly facilitate the execution of svchost.exe's own operations. Right-click on My Computer, choose Manage. Another svchost.exe instance might run all the services related to the user interface, and so on. Since it's a system process, malicious coders like to use the name svchost to remain hidden.

August 26, 2008 david I have a gateway mx3417. Under the expanded Service Host, you will now see the list of services that is running under it. Fixing SVCHOST High CPU Usage Now that you have figured out exactly which process is eating up all of your CPU, we can address how to fix it. Really very useful. :) I would like to add one thing!

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