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svchost.exe system file

by jamalmemon / September 27, 2010 7:57 AM PDT

when i play any audio or video file my pc start loading. at task bar pc process become 100%. when i closed system file pc stop loading and then it start playing but after effect happen to explorer all icons and desktop taskbar become old windows 2000. dont what to do PLEASE HELP. i think it happen after updates.

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Tried Using System Restore To Before the Problem?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 28, 2010 1:43 AM PDT
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by dhel975 / September 30, 2010 7:56 PM PDT

Check what folder your svchost.exe is loaded from. It should be C:\Windows\System32. If other then you have a malware. Some malware camouflage themselves as svchost.exe. Better run antivirus scan.

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