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mshta.exe over running my computer

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#1 deadbait


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Posted 07 December 2009 - 06:27 PM

for the past week or so my computer will after being on for awhile strt to work slow and the fan will blow excesiveley,when i check 100% of the cpu is being used and mshta.exe shows up 10-15times in my processes. i have went to windows/system32 and found a few mshta.exe document that were recently made and not supposed to be there and deleted them, but it is still doing it.pleas help.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 07 December 2009 - 07:17 PM

File info, http://www.file.net/process/mshta.exe.html.

I don't have any instances of if in Task Manager, I'd consider the possibility of malware.


You have this posted in AII, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/277236/mshtaexe-over-running-my-computer/. I would read the admin instructions, comply (post a screenshot of your Task Manager) and let the good folks there have a look.

Edited by hamluis, 07 December 2009 - 07:20 PM.

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