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Similar problem with SVCHOST.exe

By lopdog
Nov 12, 2007
  1. I have a similar problem with the svchost process. When I connect to internet (using Dialup believe it or not!) one of the 6 svchost processes suddenly uses 99% of my CPU, and about 40-50.000 kb of memory. After 20-30 seconds this goes back to 0% CPU and 35.000 kb of memory. This is a little annoying, but most of all I wonder if it could be a virus. About a month ago I had a Svchost.exe virus (located in the c:\windows folder), but I got rid of it, and neither NOD32 nor Avast U3 Edition detects any virus.
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I have moved your post to it`s own thread.

    Go and read this thread HERE and post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  3. lopdog

    lopdog TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 295

    Logfile

    This is my HijackThis logfile. Thank you for helping me :)
     
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Nothing nasty in your HJT log.

    Temporarily try disabling Windows updates and see if that helps.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  5. lopdog

    lopdog TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 295

    That´s all I wanted to know. I think maybe Windows Updates was the problem, ´cause now it´s gone, after installing new updates and restarting system. I´ll write again if the problem occurs again. Thank you
     
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