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Windows 7: DLLHOST.EXE size


08 Sep 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
DLLHOST.EXE size

Hello

I just read on Tom's hardware that the size of a DLLHOST.EXE file should be less than 10kB on a windows 7 machine; any larger and the DLLHOST.EXE file may be infected by a virus.

Is this true, please. Also, does this pertain to the Prefetch folder, please. I note the size of the files are all larger than 20kB but one is 224KB.

Am I able to open the DLLHOST.EXE file to see where it points to.

Regards


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09 Sep 2013   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Hello bs if you are concerned re malware mate run these


http://www.superantispyware.com/

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

download the ADW from bleeping computer

A SFC and chkdsk would not go amiss either.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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