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'System' process uploading a lot of data


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#1 edbyford

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Posted 23 February 2010 - 06:24 PM

Hi all,

My internet was running slow so I decided to check it out. I started the Resource monitor from the Task Manager and I notice that the process 'System' is uploading a lot of data, even more than a Mozy task I had running. I have a screenshot showing the numbers - most of the time it was around the 900,000 B/sec mark but while I've been watching I've seen it hit 1,000,000 and even 2,000,000.

What is this process, and why is it uploading so much data?

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Posted 24 February 2010 - 02:34 AM

It is possible that your PC has been taken over and is being used as a slave to transmit. Have you checked for viruses etc?
Suggest you check with the Security Forum.

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Posted 25 February 2010 - 09:00 AM

Can you bring down the window listed TCP Connections and Open Ports?




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