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Windows 7: How can I get rid of "Da Microsoft Background Task Host"?

20 Sep 2015   #1

Windows 7, Windows 10
How can I get rid of "Da Microsoft Background Task Host"?

I've seen this on the Task Manager and by the looks of it, it does not seem to be a genuine host/service/program whatsoever.

The source file seems to be backgroundTaskHost.exe but I'm not sure if this "Da Microsoft" is malware, though I'm worried.

Edit: I keep on terminating it but it keeps coming back. :-/

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20 Sep 2015   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

You might want to use Process Explorer and VirusTotal to check out the process:
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20 Sep 2015   #3

Windows 7, Windows 10

Thanks. I'll give that a try.

KIS 2015 came out clean after a Full Scan but still concerned about it.
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 How can I get rid of "Da Microsoft Background Task Host"?

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