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Keep up the good WORK!!!!! a trojan), how can I know for sure these are all integral to my system? This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PCWorld. Problems with various hosted services, particularly with Windows Update,[3][4] get reported by users (and headlined by the press) as involving svchost.

May 1, 2009 kunna good info.. It will keep releasing it's attacks on my system until it becomes unusable, so I will have to run every antirootkit/trojan software I can to keep it at bay. I've erased it completely, but it still shows up everytime i turn on my pc, tryied tracing it again and showed no results. Can I upgrade my ram in 2 gb DDR2 Plz help me. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/what-is-svchostexe-and-why-is-it-running/

January 25, 2008 Chandoo Thanks alot for this info, I have always wondered what svc processes are up to. @peter, thanks for the links… :) January 25, 2008 joshua This only Determining the services running under a SVCHOST.EXE process in Windows 8 The Windows 8 Task Manager makes it much easier to find what services are running under a particular SVCHOST.exe instance. A very simplified explanation. In Windows 8.1, go ahead and right-click on the Start button and choose Run. 2.

Not anymore.. :) thanks everyone July 18, 2009 chandrashekhar if svchost.exe not found { restart } if problem not solve download svchost.dll from net and follow it: full path regsvr32 svchost Back to top #4 quietman7 quietman7 Bleepin' Janitor Global Moderator 47,622 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Virginia, USA Local time:06:25 PM Posted 15 January 2008 - 03:09 PM Your welcome. ..Microsoft MVP December 16, 2009 Carol Wow, where have I been for the past 2 years? I have to click Power Button and select Restart.

Description: Svc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Also if Username of "svchost.exe" service entry is other than "System", "Local Service" and "Network Service", then its a virus. November 21, 2009 zach big thanks, it has helped a lot :) November 21, 2009 Badri Narasimhan Excellent article. Even after selecting the deny box the same alert box pops up again asking wanting permission; except the port address has clanged.

You will now be presented with a console window. But my computer will never be the same again. thanks :) February 22, 2008 Mary This was exactly what I was looking for. How can I svchost.exe From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search svchost.exe (Service Host, or SvcHost) is a system process that hosts multiple Windows services in the Windows NT

  • now i will not have to ahh mmmm ??????
  • Outlined below are three methods, depending on your Windows version, to see what services a SVCHOST.EXE process is controlling on your computer as well as some advanced technical knowledge about svchost
  • SVCHOST.EXE Properties Finally, to view the services running in this process, click on the Services tab.
  • I have 13 svchost programs running at the moment.
  • Thank You!

I wish I had found this post before instead of reinstalling Windows. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/list-services-running-under-svchostexe-process/ Since it's a system process, malicious coders like to use the name svchost to remain hidden. What do you know about svc.exe: How would you rate it: < Please select > important for Windows or an installed application (++) seems to be needed (+) neither dangerous nor Daily Email NewsletterConnect With Us About Online Tech TipsWelcome to Online Tech Tips – A blog that provide readers with daily computer tutorials, technology news, software reviews, and personal computing tips.

In the menu at the top select View > Lower Pane View to change between DLLs and Handles.If you have XP Pro, you can use Tasklist /SVC to view the list i got so worried because they used up banwidth that i was about to terminate them with out knowing what they do..FEW…u saved me ;) September 5, 2008 C_ma Thankyou soo Important: Some malware also uses the file name svc.exe, for example Trojan:Win32/Sefnit.CA or TrojanClicker:Win32/Klik (detected by Microsoft), and Win32:MalOb-AT (detected by Avast). Type "TASKLIST /?" for usage.

Most programs that you are familiar with run as a stand-alone executable, such .EXE. January 28, 2008 Dimitarc and I have answer to that…..its called LINUX and it has penguin on the cover. Task Manager shows a very normal/ideal operations picture. 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.

The Bottom Line svchost.exe is only a virus if it's living outside C:\Windows\System32. Thanks a million. August 14, 2008 Harshavardhan Patil fantastic, i was always wondering about svchosts.Now i m cleared. !!thanx!!

I do not have a Services tab in the Task Manager.

However DLLs are unable to launch themselves and require at least one executable program, i.e. When you do this, Windows may prompt you to allow authorization to see all the processes as shown below. Determining the services running under a SVCHOST.EXE process in Windows Vista and Windows 7 Windows Vista and Windows 7 have enhanced their Windows Task Manager and one of its features allows March 11, 2008 tv great job.

But you stopped to early! er, Bing, will show whether it's expected behavior or not. Finally I got my proper answer and learn a lot of'bout it. I'm going to mention both here in case one does not work for you.

July 19, 2008 paramveer singh thumbs up!! and I just restart it manually……some of my friends told me its because of the Virus called “svchost.exe? I work with .dll and .exe programs daily but am new to the field. Ahwarahmarah Qui-Vive I thank you sincerely for this very clear information!!

One of the nice features of Process Explorer is that it also gives you the ability to see what services a particular SVCHOST.EXE process is controlling. Right-click on My Computer, choose Manage. sc config trkwks start= disabled Hopefully this helps somebody! Using the site is easy and fun.

please suggest me whether it is a virus attack or anything else and give me a solution. The /SVC switch shows the list of active services in each process.Go to Start > Run and type: cmdpress OkAt the command prompt type: tasklist /svc >c:\taskList.txtpress EnterGo to Start > March 23, 2009 Praful Thanks dude. Michael FlenovTuesday, 22 March 2011 00:05:07 UTCI can't believe I never saw that before.

If on the other hand, there is already a SVCHOST process running for that group it will just load the new service using that existing process. February 12, 2008 Chris Dorn why would I always have multiple msexe.exe running in my Task Manager on my XP home edition? At last , I know what is svchost all about. My cpu was pegged at 99% thanks to this I was able to identify it and shut it down.

As for services running under svchost that have security holes in them, your only option is to keep up with the latest news and updates on Microsoft security and security for August 26, 2008 Laxman One of the most impressive articles I have ever come across. This cleared up much of the misinformation i received. I know that some viruses pretend to be svchost, but I didn't know how to check what each of the svchost programs were doing.

To say that you were helpful would be an understatement. February 25, 2009 TD Thanks for taking the time to explain and put this all together. Some malware inject a .dll file into the authentic svchost process, for example Win32/Conficker worm,[14] and the Five Eyes attributed malware SNOWGLOBE.[15] See also[edit] inetd Service Control Manager List of Microsoft Thank you so much for the great info! (And keep writing!!) Sincerely, Aphobos August 24, 2008 becky I hope this helps those that have a different OS but to see the