What is Svchost.exe and How to Remove Svchost.exe Virus

Svchost.exe process would be occupying a large part of the resources in Windows, which is very easy to be used by virus. Once it is used by virus, system will often pop up Svchost.exe errors. And there are many Svchost virus removal tools as well. Firstly, what is Svchost.exe process? How to remove Svchost virus?

Many of Windows users don’t just understand what Svchost process is. Once they’d have seen there are several of Svchost.exe processes in Task Manager, and they’d think that their computer was infected by a virus or trojan. Normally, several Svchost.exe processes are running in Windows at the same time, for example, there are at least two of Svchost.exe in Windows 2000, for Windows XP, there’d be more than 4, ,and for Windows 2003,there’d be more.

What is Svchost.exe?

The normal Svchost.exe File would be located in “% system root% system32″ (for example, C: Windows /system32) directory, which is an important process in Windows NT kernel (there’d not be Svchost.exe in Windows 9X), specifically for the services booted by system. For example, the rpcss.dll executived by Svchost.exe file will start Rpcss Service (Remote Procedure call).

Actually, a service host, which itself does not give users any service, but can be used to run the dynamic link library DLL files to start the corresponding service. Svchost.exe process can start multiple services.

Is a system of core processes isn’t virus process. However, due to the particularity of Svchost.exe process, the virus will do every probability to invade Svchost.exe. By viewing the execution path of Svchost.exe process, we can check that whether your computer has been infected or not. If Svchost.exe service is abnormal, we could find the anomalies by searching the location of Svchost.exe file. Usually, the one located in: “C: Windows / System32″ directory would be Okay. Otherwise, your computer would have been infected Svchost.exe Virus.

Method One: Svchost.exe Virus Manual Removal

1. Delete files similar to C: SysDayN6, e.g. C: Syswm1i, C: SysAd5D, etc., which would be owning common characteristic of being beginning with name Sys.

2. Turn to Start – Run – enter “Regedit” – open the Registry Editor up, then expand the Registry as following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Policies Explorer Run, then delete all the keys beginning with the name of pure numbers.

3. Restart computer, Svchost.exe virus removal is completed.

Method Two: Svchost.exe virus Removal Automatically

The above instructions are for advanced computer users only. For regular computer users, we recommend to downloadSvchost.exe Virus remover  to complete remove Svchost.exe Virus

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