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So i searched for svchost.exe using the search tool in the "start", and i find its location here: C:\Documents and Settings\Audi\Local Settings\Temp\MicrosoftPowerPoint. It resulted in the flash player crashing right and left, and so I reverted back one version (which was still a newer version than what I had before) and everything was I have AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 2600+ 1.60 GHz, 256 MB of Ram and windows sp-2, original anti virus Guardian (Quick heal product). January 25, 2008 Braintrove.com Great article.

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, a "Services" tab in Windows Task Manager includes a list of services and their groups and Process IDs (PIDs); right-clicking on a svchost instance in many thanks, will September 8, 2009 dann thanks! this was about 5 days ago. I'll wait for your service guide.

You save a lot of my work and time. Let's Get Started: I will include download links to every program I mention directly beside the name of the program. can u put some light on that? Thanks very much for the clear and excellent explanation!

Part 1 (6th ed.), Microsoft Press, ISBN978-0-7356-4873-9 External links[edit] How to find processes behind svchost.exe ScTagQuery Memory leak in the svchost process which hosts the Task Scheduler service v t e Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization. svchost.dll is most likely a virus or Trojan, in which case it should be stopped or removed immediately. Their ImagePath definition is of the form %SystemRoot%\System32\svchost.exe -k (service group; i.e.

December 19, 2009 Mallory This was so helpful! my system does not have the services tab. When it has finished it will display a list of all the malware that the program found as shown in the image below. Nice try though January 25, 2008 abhishek bhatnagar quite good post…but i think disabling services related to svchost.exe could prove a loss in some functionality…but its ok if someone knows about

Thus, svchost.exe was created to run a number of these processes. Generally, svchost.exe is a non-malicious program required for Windows. Just a comment, I think it's irresponsible to just say "Find the service in the list that you would like to disable" How many people know what each of those services Changing the type back to shared is done by an analogous command.

Tip: You can also use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc keyboard combination to automatically open the Task Manager from any screen in Windows. Some malware tries to fake it putting one in C:\Windows or elsewhere. January 24, 2008 Jennifer Thank you for this simple explanation. Thank you for tightening up my loose understanding!

Chrome will then restart with an empty start page and with Google as the default search engine—without any popups, ads, cookies, themes or extensions [1]. If I have any more question about computers, i'll know where to come first next time. July 21, 2008 Jalajel Wow, that's lots of super helpful info, thanks a lot :D July 21, 2008 Hammad i always wondered what are those processes and today i know what And thanks for some of the links provided too.

July 11, 2008 Monish Sankar Thanks for such a great explanation. Its useless trying to use anti-spyware/addware or even an anti virus. The original system file svchost.exe is located in C:\Windows\System32 folder. Avoid malware like a pro!

April 30, 2009 Art Fox Looks like it's the info I need!. System Tools SpeedUpMyPC PC Mechanic Toolbox ProcessQuicklink Copyright © 2004-2016 Uniblue. Go ahead and do so.

My son had accidently downloaded the Trojan.Vundo.

This file will generally be 20kbs, and if you attempt to delete it you will be notified that it is in use and cannot be deleted. To start, simply start the task manager by right clicking on the task bar and then selecting Task Manager. March 19, 2009 vicky Dear all, By disabling the service, would that effect the performance of the CPU or server? To fix this, press the Windows key (Windows Key) on your keyboard, and while holding it down, also press the R key on your keyboard.

support.microsoft.com. Don’t open any unknown file types, or download programs from pop-ups that appear in your browser. I clicked the box and then nothing happened, the box was just checked. If you are still experiencing problems while trying to remove malware from your machine, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.

August 14, 2008 Harshavardhan Patil fantastic, i was always wondering about svchosts.Now i m cleared. !!thanx!! That being said TDSSKiller is what worked for me. The program is not visible. This will open the Run dialog box as shown below.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. March 13, 2009 Abdur Rahim Hello!! THX Randy4 years ago to be honest... Services are Windows programs that start when Windows loads and that continue to run in the background without interaction from the user.

April 8, 2008 Tannis Amazing! July 14, 2009 Machuku This is great, I now understand all the instances, i do hope no virus will resemble the process July 17, 2009 angel my computer ihave try so I just cannot download Rkill. Click on OK to terminate the application.

August 24, 2009 Ratheesh Well explained and thanks for the info on Process Explorer utility. August 26, 2008 Laxman One of the most impressive articles I have ever come across. processor, disk, network or memory; the Windows Resource Monitor only does accounting for most of those resources at process granularity. October 15, 2009 Stud thank you very much :) i always like to know what programs are running behind the seens and i never knew that there are so many diferent

The biggest problem is identifying what services are being run on a particular svchost.exe instance… we'll cover that below. Conclusion Now that you understand what SVCHOST.EXE is and how it manages certain Windows services, seeing multiple instances in your process list should no longer be a mystery or a concern. Finally I got my proper answer and learn a lot of'bout it. Host Process for Windows Services The file svchost.exe is used to execute service Host Process for Windows Services for ntoskrnl.exe and sxstrace.exe processes, and support device drivers in computer ThinkPad.

Published 01/24/15 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (544) Comments (544) January 24, 2008 Rich I always wondered what this was and why so many were running. does it possible…..can this be true….plssss Help me… February 8, 2008 Steven Klassen Great article, thanks! July 27, 2009 Valerie Thank you again from all of us and will also go to viper site to check which processes I can stop.