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That was really HELPFULL. December 7, 2008 Hassan Thanks it works. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the scvhost.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows Best, Lawk Salih January 25, 2008 Mathieu You answered the question I was tired of asking around and eventually forgot about it.

it's very helpfull You mentioned a guide for process, will I be able to get one? January 25, 2008 Wes Sabi tasklist is not included with XP home, only XP Pro January 25, 2008 Pavan And how do I go ahead doing this for non vista and March 29, 2009 oops yeah really nice explanation on svchost… thnx to people who did effort for this April 6, 2009 AliAkbar Thanks alot for the excellent explanition of svhost. Additionally, if you are noticing very heavy CPU usage on a single svchost.exe instance you can restart the services running under that instance.

And I will go to viper to figure which processes I could rid. Should I just keep doing this? Thanks for the info!!

Please do not stop November 17, 2009 Lisbei Do does that mean I need to download a specific utility to check in Win XP? The file size is 875,008bytes (14% of all occurrences), 172,032bytes and 5 more variants. Again, this will look slightly different in Windows 8 or 10, but it's the same view. Now I can go back and find out what is actually happening behind the scenes.

and basicalllly crash the laptop. many thanks, will September 8, 2009 dann thanks! Maybe I'm missing something here but when my firewall pops up asking me to allow svchost.exe because I just opened adobe reader or some other program how am I supposed to go to this web-site June 12, 2008 Agnes F.

I totally agree with you with the "one config to bind them all" scenario never happening {no matter how much some might want it! ;-) } I will check the Black Do you think it's safe to allow? July 2, 2009 inkit nice information, in simple words. Many, Many Thanks for this!

I think this is what allows it to get around the deny setting that I previously set. October 28, 2008 trish How do I know if one of these is my employer monitoring me? well done.I will remember this site for the future. Alayo Tajudeen it actually downloaded other virus into my computer skybreaker (further information) you cat open your task manager and when your computer hung up...

SCVHOST.exe Status : Not OK SCVHOST.exe Description : You have the Backdoor.Sdbot.N virus, or one of the Gaobot viruses, or one of the many other viruses which drop SCVHOST.EXE (not to If you would like a replacement for your Windows Task Manager that provides all the information contained in this website at your fingertips, check out The Ultimate Troubleshooter. 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 Definitely a must to have!

I get alerts to let SvcHost.exe connect to the Internet, but the start port address is, which concerns me. I do not have a Services tab in the Task Manager. do you recommend any specific services to shut down? W32/Agobot-S copies itself to network shares with weak passwords and attempts to spread to computers using the DCOM Rcomputer and the Rcomputer locator vulnerabilities.

You should run a scan to be sure. I had AVG. This program has been modified since it was last used." It shows the path as C:\WINDOWS\system32\ and asks me what I want to do?

Could we have that in English please?

December 3, 2009 chris avg says this is a trojan horse… dumb ass AVG not as bad a mcafee tho lol December 4, 2009 chrisma THANK YOU for the information! If the service name is "scvhost.exe" then its a virus. September 15, 2008 haris nice find…………… thanks September 17, 2008 Blaav Hi, How-to Geek; You did an OUTSTANDING job explaining the process…!!! THANKS GOD BLESS June 14, 2008 abby Thanks for the info!

I wonder if I can transfer all these things that I've previously backed up on an external harddrive back on a fresh computer and not have any malware caught in it9. Search Startups Startup Database Navigation Startups Home Newest Entries Rootkit List Startup Database Forum How to use the Startup Database Submit a Startup RSS Feed Newsletter Sign Up

Follow And I have been totally ineffectual in turning off various processes from my task manager. this was about 5 days ago.

I would like to add one thing! May 26, 2009 matty @ Sundeep, You are best advised to go to a good computer store and get advice from a technical person - Oh ya, its best to ask April 12, 2009 John A Thomson Superb blog post. Now i cleared my doubt about svchost.exe process.

August 17, 2008 craig smith Thanks this helped me alot. So I decided to reformat my computer to an earlier date, about 2 weeks ago. I have 13 svchost programs running at the moment. Scvhost.exe is able to monitor applications, record keyboard and mouse inputs, manipulate other programs and hide itself.

Repair Guide To Fix (Scvhosting.exe) errors you’ll need to follow the 3 steps below: Step 1: Download (Scvhosting.exe) Fix Tool Step 2: Left click the “Scan Now” button Step 3: Finally, It is not a Windows core file. It does not come on again. February 6, 2008 gerald Hi good evening..

ablazerboy it actually downloaded other virus into my computer See also: Link skybreaker it appears as soon as the booting process is complete.