How to remove the svchost virus
Most antivirus programs identify svchost.exe.exe as malware, such as TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_GEN.RB4C3DK, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Gen.
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Svchost.exe.exe file information
Description: svchost.exe.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 181,248 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The svchost.exe.exe file is a file without information about the developer of this file. File is hidden. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Svchost.exe.exe is not a Windows core file. svchost.exe.exe seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous.
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If svchost.exe.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 18% dangerous. The file size is 180,862 bytes. The program has a visible window. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is not a Windows core file. Svchost.exe.exe is able to manipulate other programs.
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