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svchost using my too much internet bandwidth

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hello all,

ever since i downlaoded one microsoft windows update (a windows verification tool update) my svchost.exe is constantly downloading data. when i cap the process to 0.01kbps it prevents me from viewing sites.

anyone can tell me what to do to get it back to normal?
system restore to the point before the ms update?

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Computer is probably infected since some programs create dummy svchost processes which, from Task Manager alone, are impossible to tell apart.
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Neil, would Process Explorer be of any use here to determine what is actually running under that instance of svchost.exe?

When it's running, point to the various processes and it will show you what is actually running under it.
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