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Windows 7: svchost.exe virus respawning

25 Oct 2012   #1
3DPiper

Windows 7
 
 
svchost.exe virus respawning

The file

C:\windows\svchost.exe

keeps respawing.. Malwarebytes says it is a virus, and removes it, but if I reboot (or just sit there for a few minutes) it respawns and is back..!

How can I delete it for good? or find the process that creates it so I can stop it?


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26 Oct 2012   #2
koolkat77

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Run this tool and delete anything it finds:
In addition, run the malicious software removal tool and WDO:
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