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svchost removal help please [CLOSED]


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sleeplessinsale

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Hello, first time poster here.

I have read in places that I only need one svchost.exe on my Win XP file system, and it should be in C:\windows\system32. I have this one, that's fine.

I have another one in the system folder and it is causing minor but slightly persistent irritation. I would like to remove it but each time I delete it and re-boot, it reappears.

This rogue one is in C:\windows\system i.e. not system32

Please help. Thank you ;)

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Let us take a closer look at what is running on your PC. We'll need you to use a free diagnostic tool (HiJackThis) and post a log back here with the results.

Click the HijackThis Guide in my signature, download it and follow the instructions in the guide.

Most of what it lists will be harmless or even essential, DO NOT delete or modify anything yet! Someone will be along to tell you what steps to take after you post the contents of the scan results.

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