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by Stabbing_The_Drama / June 15, 2007 11:20 PM PDT

My system says on Windows Task Manger that I'm running 6 programs names "svchost.exe". 3 in SYSTEM, 2 in NETWORK SERVICE and 1 in LOCAL SERVICE.

Now being the worrying type, I'm pretty sure this isn't right.

I've seen that various backdoor trojans can be named this, and I'd like to know if there's a way that I could find out the authenticity of these files, and how to get rid of them? Or even the location so I can look for myself? 3 of them run between 200Kb and 600Kb, and the other 3 between 1000Kb and 5000Kb Plain

If they are Trojans, they've not been picked up by Norton, Ad-Aware SD or Spyware Doctor.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Can be normal. See this recent discussion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 15, 2007 11:27 PM PDT
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by Stabbing_The_Drama / June 16, 2007 10:57 AM PDT

I'll try out Windows Defender.

Thinking about it, I already have it.. Just never used it Happy

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