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Windows 7: cannot locate ccSvcHst.exe

09 Mar 2013   #1
gallicbear

Windows 7 and XP
 
 
cannot locate ccSvcHst.exe

Hi there. Just changed my hp pavillion laptop back to Factory image. In the tray, where the notifications are, it lists a ccSvchst.exe. After searching and searching, I cannot find that I have a symantec or norton product on my laptop. And when I search for the file itself, the system does not find it. I'd like to get rid of it. I even used the norton removal tool. That file is STILL listed in the tray. I looked through the startup programs. Nothing. Can anyone help me in that? Where could it be located? On one forum I saw it would be in Program Files-> common file->symantec shared. Nothing... Thanks.


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09 Mar 2013   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Let's see if 'Security Check' finds it.

Download Security Check by screen317 from here http://screen317.spywareinfoforum.org/SecurityCheck.exe or here http://screen317.spywareinfoforum.org/
Save it to your Desktop.
Double click SecurityCheck.exe and follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt.
Please post the contents of that document.
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09 Mar 2013   #3
gallicbear

Windows 7 and XP
 
 

Thanks, Jacee, for the tip. I hesitated downloading SecurityCheck. Screen 317. Sounds like a strange thing...
Meanwhile I got it fixed by following another lead. It had to do with going into the registry, of deleting iconstreams and pasticonstreams. Then stopping Explorer and restarting Explorer. After a reboot, my tray notification area was clean.
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