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xXxHeatherxXx

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When I'm on the computer a box comes up saying SVC host, it makes the computer slow. It has never came up before I installed hijackthis, could this be the cause of it? What is SVC Host to start with?
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Process File: svchost or svchost.exe
Process Name: Microsoft Service Host Process

Description:
svchost.exe is a system process belonging to the Microsoft Windows Operating System which handles processes executed from DLLs. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated. Note: svchost.exe is a process which is registered as the W32.Welchia.Worm. It takes advantage of the Windows LSASS vulnerability, which creates a buffer overflow and instigates your computer to shut down. To see more information about this vulnerability please look at the following Microsoft bulletin: http://www.microsoft...n/ms04-011.mspx This is a registered security risk and should be removed immediately. Please see additional details regarding this process

As to why it pops up? good question.
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