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Hence, svchost loads those DLLs and runs them itself. One of the ways that malware tries to hide is to give itself the same name as a critical system file like svchost.exe. Clear, concise, perfect. Open the Task Manager by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ESC and scroll down on the Processes tab to where it says Windows Processes.

Malwarebytes, which is a decent program didn't detect any problems, but Roguekiller was all over it. Below you will see standard groups found in XP Pro. The svchost process hosts or better said, contains, bunches of Windows services that perform specific tasks.  svchost.exe is just a process that groups related Windows services. The great thing about doing it this way is that you can see the real name under the Description column, so you can choose to disable the service if you don't

If not it will create an instance of one to handle services in the netsvcs group. Great stuff! Keep up the good WORK!!!!!

I have tried various commercial products and the numerous tools recommended on various sites but none get rid of it. Windows Key + x + f will do the trick. January 25, 2008 ScottK Great article Jon! January 24, 2008 Jon Thanks for this!

In the Open: field type cmd and press enter. 3. March 9, 2008 Pavan Patidar Hey Guys really gr8 info about SVCHOST.EXE. March 15, 2009 anon Great thanks! October 28, 2008 trish How do I know if one of these is my employer monitoring me?

September 4, 2008 Bin OMG i finally understand why they run now.. Once you identify IIS as the culprit, how do you narrow it down to which site and even further to compilation, misbehaving URLs, or bad requests? I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. September 11, 2008 Captain Thanks a lot for your help.

  1. please provide exact doc for xp.
  2. Geek's answer was right on the money.
  3. July 27, 2009 Valerie Thank you again from all of us and will also go to viper site to check which processes I can stop.

September 14, 2009 User omfg ty for posting this ^_^ September 17, 2009 Kiran Hey!!! https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/list-services-running-under-svchostexe-process/ works as expected. It's possible to fall in love with this insipid, deathly boring process. g8 wrk April 27, 2009 kurnt maybe next time just dont forget that you are explaining relevant stuffs to a non-geek community and you will be fine.

Thanks for your effort. please suggest me whether it is a virus attack or anything else and give me a solution. Should I just keep doing this? February 21, 2009 Snowman Kevin, Start the Command Prompt from the program list or type "CMD" from the Run box.

January 25, 2008 Cartman Excellent, Thanks for explaining this! In order to disable a service in Windows, right-click on it from the Services tab and choose Properties. January 24, 2008 k.s.reddy Excellent information on svchost.exe. Started by indolence , Jan 15 2008 04:01 AM Please log in to reply 3 replies to this topic #1 indolence indolence Members 22 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:25 PM Posted

Thanks for your time June 16, 2008 Dimple I've just installed some security software, scvhost keeps coming up and requesting I block it, is this normal? How can I svchost.exe From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search svchost.exe (Service Host, or SvcHost) is a system process that hosts multiple Windows services in the Windows NT I need Help..

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In the services window double click on the service you want to enable or disable, and you better know what your doing because you can make Windows un-bootable if you disable Also if Username of "svchost.exe" service entry is other than "System", "Local Service" and "Network Service", then its a virus. Also if Username of "svchost.exe" service entry is other than "System", "Local Service" and "Network Service", then its a virus. Once you download it, just run the exe file as it does not have to be installed.

Is there some agent on my computer who sells my system events to other brokers or something?  When I hear the word "broker" I think Real Estate but System Events have September 13, 2008 Angela Thank you so much for making it so clear! Scanned with 2 virus scanners nothing shows.GeoffMonday, 03 October 2011 02:11:11 UTCI searched and read tons of blogs and forums and tried lots of different things and ran 100 different scans April 10, 2008 JUSTIN thanks to whoever wrote this article… it helped me gain a lot of info bout svchost….

Windows ... Thanks IK. I started to use T mobile gc89 air card with a duel-systemsadapters The system was slow. Checking in Task Manager in Any Version of Windows From the details view of the processes, which is going to be a little different depending on what version of Windows you're using,

Now i cleared my doubt about svchost.exe process. September 15, 2008 haris nice find…………… thanks September 17, 2008 Blaav Hi, How-to Geek; You did an OUTSTANDING job explaining the process…!!! As you can see the SVCHOST.EXE that we are currently looking at in this tutorial is managing the DCOM Server Process Launcher and Terminal Services. Can't believe I haven't even seen that tool before.

March 22, 2008 Audi I had a few of svchost.exe running under user "SYSTEM". If you don’t already have an anti-virus program, I recommend using either Kaspersky or Bitdefender since they consistently perform at the top in AV-Test and AV-Comparatives rankings. I have 2 for NETWORK SERVICE, 1 for LOCAL SERVICE, and 4 for SYSTEM. When I found these I was kinda lost..

Hansleman, you're da *man*!Tom Hundley Monday, 05 September 2011 21:12:14 UTCInteresting that the svchost.exe that's making my system go haywire is not associated with any processes. Therefore, you should check the svc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. Grouping multiple services into a single process conserves computing resources, and this consideration was of particular concern to NT designers because creating Windows processes takes more time and consumes more memory Hovering your mouse over one of the processes will show you a popup list of all the services: Or you can double-click on a svchost.exe instance and select the Services tab,

this makes me want it. Now the temperature of my laptop is dropping, the fan is getting quieter and the constricted blood vessels in my head are starting to release… ahhhhh August 7, 2008 Neal Excellent I have a question please; Can someone recommend a computer guy who can delete all the unecessary process ( I have 61 currently) that are running on my computer and make What do I do? 1 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Security → Am I infected?

April 25, 2009 Nancy I agree with bergie (although I'm not sure I'd say it's irresponsible). Now enter the following command: tasklist /SVC /FO TABLE /FI "IMAGENAME eq svchost.exe I know it's a bit verbose and I won't bore you with the command arguments listed above.  Instead,