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services.exe virus preventing internet connection


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#1 MysteryAus

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Posted 14 June 2010 - 02:11 AM

Can anybody help me with services.exe virus that blocks internet connection?

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Posted 14 June 2010 - 03:32 AM

services.exe - services - Process Information
services.exe is a part of the Microsoft Windows Operating System and manages the operation of starting and stopping services. This process also deals with the automatic starting of ...

Here is the link
www.liutilities.com/products/wintaskspro/processlibrary/services

Looking at your post sevices exe is part of the above does not come up as a virus
Now installed Microsoft Security Essencials on my Tower with Windows Home Premium 32bit and Toshiba Satellite Pro Laptop with Windows Home Premium 64bit

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Posted 14 June 2010 - 10:07 AM

More info on services.exe at http://windowsxp.mvps.org/services.exe.htm.

Since malware can basicly be camouflaged as any other file...I find that file location and file size can be checked to determine authenticity.

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