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If you've ever taken a look at the Services section in control panel you might notice that there are a Lot of services required by Windows. It is because you have spy/ad ware, you are trying to runn to many apps at once or because your system just plane sucks. SCM doesn't launch a second SvcHost process for any of those received services: instead, it simply sends a "start" command to the respective SvcHost process containing the name of the service See, not that difficult. this contact form

I'll wait for your service guide. :) January 25, 2008 Jimmy THanks for the info! This process can take up to 10 minutes. If you are still experiencing problems while trying to remove malware from your machine, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum. All our malware removal guides are completely free.

I had running out in the open in the C:/Windows folder and not the System32. August 25, 2008 KamakaZ Done well, thanks for the article! Any help/advice appreciated. It renamed itself in my windows temp folder every time I restarted the computer.

If you would like help with any of these fixes, you can ask for free malware removal support in the Malware Removal Assistance forum. Finally an article in English (not it Cryptic) about this… May 24, 2008 Vikram That was a real help man. March 9, 2008 Pavan Patidar Hey Guys really gr8 info about SVCHOST.EXE. You may need to restart Tweak UI if it closes after step 2.Uncheck the box to disable Autoplay for a particular type of drive.Click Apply.If needed, see Disable Autorun/AutoPlay in XP

It does make copies of it self, however it only did this when I pushed my PC to the limits of memory and hosting. Note 2: Disabling autorun/autoplay does not prevent you from accessing your media sources. you can block or allow external or local traffic depending on exactly what service it is running, you might not want to allow traffic for some of these, but you may April 23, 2009 jummajeed Thanks a lot!

To fix this, press the Windows key (Windows Key) on your keyboard, and while holding it down, also press the R key on your keyboard. Simply type shutdown /a in the run box and the autoshutdown process will stop. Thanks very much for the clear and excellent explanation! Any file named "svchost.exe" located in other folder can be considered as a malware.

CarlK, Columbus OH April 28, 2009 keeley Hi I agree with some of the others above - I'm pretty PC savvy but not teccie enough to really work out what I The first time that a SvcHost process is launched with a specific parameter, it looks for a value of the same name under the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Svchost key, which it interprets as April 8, 2008 Tannis Amazing! und ich hab einen 3.6Ghz, dat is net normal!

Many thanks! Don't try to end the process or you could end up shutting down your computer Barb I have 7 of these running on my computer..One uses more memory than explorer..Virus scans Join Now What is "malware"? The tag is propagated across all threads that a main service thread subsequently starts, except for threads created indirectly by Windows thread-pool APIs.[7] The set of service tag management routines is

See also: Link jason virus C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft Shared\Web Folders Service Host Process for services that are run from DLLs , it needs more attantion , coz it also can be I always saw svchost.exe and knew it was related to DLLs but never knew about Windows' "Go to Service(s)" feature. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. is there any way that i can know which ,exe has called which .exe or .dll.

June 13, 2009 Tejinder Very good explanation. Vlad it takes up a lot of free memory in your ram *+*dj_mc*+* The Windows Update use it and need internet access. Integral to the system.

One has 12 of them I think.

For example, sc config foo type= own will reconfigure the service named "foo" to run its own svchost instance. Learn how. « How to remove dllhost.exe *32 COM Surrogate (Virus Removal Guide)How to remove Searchoko.com redirect (Virus Removal Guide) » Load Comments Primary Sidebar 17.6k Likes3.8k Followers Good to know If you block it, some programs might not work (including Mozila Firefox). November 19, 2008 Brock Thanks!

This one also appeared in my Processes List in all caps, "SVCHOST.EXE" and was running under my User instead of System, Local, or Network Haden Uses 100% of CPU and blocks You can download Rkill from the below link. Thanks a lot for the usefull and well-arranged informations. It also has a lag time, can take up to a week to appear after your computer is affected.

If the service name is "scvhost.exe" then its a virus. gzibret a new dial up connection can't created even existing one not open. I try always to block it's access See also: Link run cmd and go tasklist /svc and you'll see all the apps this "service" is running laughing This file is used Run Windows Repair Tool to fix Svchost related problems 3.

See also: Microsoft reference Note: The svchost.exe file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Maybe I'm missing something here but when my firewall pops up asking me to allow svchost.exe because I just opened adobe reader or some other program how am I supposed to Three run under the username "System," two under "Network Service," and one under "Local Service." Since svchost.exe has a history of being an uninvited guest to a masquerade party (i.e. I do not like this process and want to KILL it!

It cleaned up quite a bit on my computer.