In the vast majority of cases there is a non-malicious explanation ... The nice thing about process explorer is that it gets you the friendly name for each process instead of the short name. You can have multiple instances of svchost.exe. AGain...leave it be!
This grouping of services permits better control and easier debugging.Note: In other cases, svchost.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Flavius a virus uses Svchost for it's own (unknown) purposes, normally you have 4 instances of svchost running udner process manager, ending the process does not help at all, it simply how do i get it back Brown it needs to be on my computer jon domico If your system is slow it is not because of svchost. So What Can I Do About It?
It takes 3 - 5 minutes for the computer to reboot to Start Screen, then Lock Screen Password Box is functional and I can proceed. Again Micro$oftMgtConsole was the interfacing "host" for .dlls Now I knew XP SVCHOST.exe did this. However it has a loophole which causes attackers to copy and run files on your local harddrive aswell as cause the 100% cpu load.
- See also: Link Andysails I found a virus inside this file.
- and its still there, i didnt even connect to the internet and i saw the Svchost.exe on task manager, I do end process or end process tree and i it shows
- What is svchost.exe?
- You will now be presented with a console window.
- Network cable unplug and and plug in back doent wok on my pc.
- So before we dive into solutions, let's get a deeper understanding of what this process actually does and how you can go about fixing some of the problems that might occur.
- Access is denied.
- 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.
December 19, 2009 Mallory This was so helpful! For the most part Windows services are executable (.EXE) files, but some services are DLL files as well. SVCHOST.EXE comes with your XP OS period! my system does not have the services tab.
this svchost.exe is killing my computer> C:UsersMireya Laptop>tasklist/svc/fo table /fI "imagename eq svchost.exe" ERROR: Invalid argument/option - ‘/svc/fo'. November 21, 2009 zach big thanks, it has helped a lot :) November 21, 2009 Badri Narasimhan Excellent article. January 24, 2008 Planet Lowyat Thanks for the tips. All trademarks mentioned on this page are the property of their respective owners.We can not be held responsible for any issues that may occur by using this information.
Thanks. Jose Soares Effort, PA October 10, 2009 Kamil Excellent Explanation !!!!!!! But I do have a questions before I try all the above. The link below is in german!
it is very lousy product when dealing with internet. InkBall Hold 'Em Mahjong Titans Minesweeper Purble Place Reversi Solitaire Spider Solitaire Tinker Apps ActiveMovie Anytime Upgrade Address Book Backup and Restore Cardfile CardSpace Contacts Desktop Gadgets Diagnostics DriveSpace DVD Maker January 24, 2008 diya What command are we supposed to enter in win2k? To do this double-click SVCHOST.EXE entry in Process Explorer and you will see the properties screen for the process like in the image below.
April 23, 2009 iMommy This was awesome -- thank you! I had to do a full re-install in the end. Peter thanks for the link provided.. This does not always happen with each instance of the process but it is impossable to differencitate between the ones that will cause the PC to shut down in Task Manager.
When the Rkill tool has completed its task, it will generate a log. Please do not stop November 17, 2009 Lisbei Do does that mean I need to download a specific utility to check in Win XP? So you must enable to this exe to access the internet. As virus it is mostly running under some user name.
My problem also may have been linked to indexing. a trojan), how can I know for sure these are all integral to my system? you will usually have as many as 5 running at the same time-this is normal.
Thank you! :) March 18, 2008 Ravi Thapliyal Great Article Jon!!!
Always allow (recommended), Allow this instance, block whis instance, block always or manually create a firewall rule. Other than that then it's a virus. I found which one was using up the most resources (around 15k) and killed it. I'll wait for your service guide. :) January 25, 2008 Jimmy THanks for the info!
Finally a good night sleep for us all! Retrieved 1 October 2014. ^ "Getting Started with SVCHOST.EXE Troubleshooting". It's possible to fall in love with this insipid, deathly boring process. It's really nice!
We recommend that you run a FREE registry scan to identify and list harmful registry entries on your computer. June 8, 2008 The Geek @Bill Snow Often viruses and spyware will disguise themselves as legitimate services by either using the same name, or similar names with spelling errors. Thanks again John April 25, 2009 bergie I don't regard myself as a "geek" but I am a interested party trying to work out whats going on. If you've ever taken a look at the Services section in control panel you might notice that there are a Lot of services required by Windows.
May 3, 2008 Eddie So thats what it is!!! When Zemana AntiMalware has finished it will display a list of all the malware that the program found. This step should be performed only if your issues have not been solved by the previous steps. Another method used to propagate this type of malware is spam email containing infected attachments or links to malicious websites.
Is there some agent on my computer who sells my system events to other brokers or something? When I hear the word "broker" I think Real Estate but System Events have I have 13 svchost programs running at the moment. I will respond again if I find out. However, most of the time that this problem occurs, it has something to do with a Windows process.
You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like. Good Initiative..!! C:UsersMireya Laptop>tasklist /SVC /FO TABLE /FI "IMAGENAME eq svchost.exe Image Name PID Services ========================= ======== ============================================ svchost.exe 716 DcomLaunch, PlugPlay, Power svchost.exe 792 RpcEptMapper, RpcSs svchost.exe 936 AudioSrv, Dhcp, eventlog, HomeGroupProvider, tasklist /SVC The problem with using the command line method is that you don't necessarily know what these cryptic names refer to.
My comment: Is any of the above correct? And with that, your computer is infected with the Svchost.exe virus. March 19, 2009 vicky Dear all, By disabling the service, would that effect the performance of the CPU or server? I can bloody well kill the kernel in decent operating systems.
Good Stuff May 11, 2009 Boogers Thanks Geek! The multiple executions of the file svchost.exe contribute to the stability and security of the operating system by reducing the possibility of a crashing process that causes a domino effect on When Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is scanning it will look like the image below.