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Why Do I Have More Than 1 Svchost.exe

Hosting services Svchost.exe is designed to be the host for one or more actual services. Example: if you shutdown Themes service you will have only Classic windows theme, if Windows Audio - you will lose audio completely. Printed it off, too tired to plough through that tonight. Since this is so common, I'll try to come up with a general answer if I have the time to do the research.

These steps require that you have Windows Defender installed on your computer. Please write me to mi e-mail. Because I have never seen that on XP. You'll need to use one of the removal tools.

or is it some kind of virus? Literally: Do you want to allow Generic Host Process for Win32 services to act as a server? Good luck! Svchost is a generic, Win32 process that helps files and services run with the help of DLL files.

If you need more specific or detailed help, please submit your question here: http://ask-leo.com/askleo.html Thanks! one answer at a time. Skip to Main Content Search Help Tips Dictionary History Forums Contact You are here: Help > Operating System > Microsoft Windows Help Information and help with Windows svchost.exe What is the The one time it got me was when it was scvhost.exe - it took me a little while to notice it. 09-14-2006, 05:33 AM #7 auntiej TSF Enthusiast

In XP, the legitimate Svchost.exe file is located in your C:\WINDOWS\system32\ folder. And if you reply plz send me an email so i can see what is the problem :P btw. I have four SVCHOST.EXE running after restarting computer ... useful reference Jose Luis sanchez from Toluca, Mexico.

then it does show all the icons, starting programs and etc 2) After running explorer.exe, an error message comes up: svchost.exe stopped... Click the "Processes" tab and scroll down to find "Svchost.exe." 4. Back to top #4 quietman7 quietman7 Bleepin' Janitor Global Moderator 47,738 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Virginia, USA Local time:08:43 PM Posted 15 January 2008 - 03:09 PM Your welcome. ..Microsoft MVP Get downloadable ebooks for free!

Do you know what's going on? have a peek at this web-site You can change the server it uses, or turn off the auto time update completely, in the same place you set your PC's clock in Windows. I'd have you start with this article: http://ask-leo.com/archives/000032.html it's about system slowdowns in general, but many of the same techniques apply. Using the site is easy and fun.

The process helps several programs and services to run, and groups those separately based on certain criteria. In this command "trkwks" is the Service name from the above dialog, but if you go back to the tasklist command at the beginning of this article you'll notice you can This file is located in either the c:\windows\system32 or c:\winnt\system32 directories depending on your version of Windows and may also be located in the dllcache directory if present. Thanks.

When I go into the task manager there are several svchost.exe processes, about 4 of them, 1 NETWORK service and Thread Tools Search this Thread 09-09-2006, 02:47 PM #1 [email protected] thank alot for the attention to this trouble. I mention it and how to run it in this article: http://ask-leo.com/archives/000053.html - it should repair any damaged files. Windows 2000 users can run this program by clicking Start, Run, and type command or cmd and press enter.

From the MS-DOS prompt, type tlist -s and press enter. * If you are unable to run or locate this file on the computer, see steps below on installing this file Leach Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2006 Posts: 31 OS: Win XP SP2 Run anti-virus software ;) 09-09-2006, 09:26 PM #5 tetonbob Management Team, Security Center & TSF When u click on Cancel it opens a Visual studio window.

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on Google Trends: We are now less concerned about DLLsAnzhar on How to put music on PSP from computerMy Homepage on File types supported by YouTubeBrian on How to find most when i disable it i can't COPY/PASTE/MOVE FOLDERS, etc. Leo MyXPUser April 5, 2004 1:13 AM Hi There... Leo March 23, 2004 2:15 PM try: tasklist /svc | more or tasklist /svc >filename.txt If your processor is pegged in svchost, you likely are infected with a virus, and need

And windows task manager shows 100% of my CPU is being used by these 2 process. Also, navigate to the file in question, right click on it and check it's properties. Click the down arrow next to Category and click Currently Running Programs. To do this, place the Windows 2000 CD into the computer and run setup.exe from \SUPPORT\TOOLS directory.

Click Software Explorer. Leo marty April 10, 2004 6:29 PM windows xp pro,, i have a free DL of ad ware for finding spyware,,, i find about 7 per 24 hrs, always comet cursor I just posted an article on SFC: http://ask-leo.com/archives/000074.html Good luck! Example of what is seen in tlist and tasklist Below is an example of how the Windows XP output of tasklist may appear.