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Have 7 "svchost.exe" running in Windows Task Manager.
- 2 under Network Service
- 1 under Local Service
- 5 under System

To determine list of services running in svchost, I:
- clicked: Run
- typed: CMD
- then typed: Tasklist /SVC

No list appeared. Only received following:
'tasklist' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

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Have a look here.......

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Running tasklist

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Tasklist only runs from the command prompt. You'll have to call cmd.exe from the runbox.

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What edition of XP do you have?

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Don't know a lot about these
but normally you shouldn't have more than 3.

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