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Confusion About Svchost.exe

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#1 Jove


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Posted 23 November 2007 - 12:32 AM

I found svchost.exe in my newly installed WXP Sp1,

I searched svchost.exe, ( in the Startup Data List) ,there are 11 pages of discription data, but I haven't really seen this exact term, . . .

I went to WIE, and searched this and got info about it in WXP, but it is spelled, with an upper case first letter Svchost.exe,

according to Garmanma this makes a lot of difference, I assume it does, . . if so, . .

what is it that I have ?


I guess I have big problems because I don't think I getting anywhere !

Edited by Jove, 23 November 2007 - 12:34 AM.

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 01:46 AM

svchost.exe all lower case should be fine.
There are small variation in the spelling of that process, that's normal.

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 07:17 AM

Check out this tutorial:
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Posted 26 December 2007 - 10:10 PM

I am totally new at this but could use some help.. Each time I start my computer I have to get into the task window and close a file with by the name of Svchost.exe. Once I close it I have control of my computer but if i do not it sucks up 99% of it. How do I get rid of it??

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Posted 27 December 2007 - 09:56 AM

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If you have an issue or problem you would like to discuss, please start your own topic. Doing that will help to avoid the confusion that often occurs when trying to help two or more people in the same thread with different problems. Even if your problem is similar to the original poster's problem, the solution could be different based on the kind of hardware, software, system requirements, etc. you are using and the presence of other malware. Further, posting for assistance in someone else's topic is not considered proper forum etiquette.
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