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dllhost.exe multiple copies slowing my computer down.

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#1 ozarkhawk


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Posted 02 November 2014 - 09:39 PM

I am getting multiple copies of dllhost.exe which are using most of my processing resources.  I know this is a common problem right now, can you help?

I am running 64 bit

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#2 chiau ping

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Posted 02 November 2014 - 10:08 PM

You may check your Windows Task Scheduler for any suspicious task that generate dllhost.exe. I have the exact same problem before where the trojan created a task that run every few minutes to create new dllhost.exe process. After I remove that task, the problem is solved. Hope this help

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Posted 03 November 2014 - 08:34 AM

Possibly Poweliks malware....


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