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    lukesign Posts: 5, Reputation: 1
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    Sep 26, 2003, 12:32 PM
    Svchost.exe?  And startup but not in startup file?
    Dear All,

    Can you tell me what svchost.exe is? I'm always getting a box saying it has generated errors and will be closed.

    Also, a lot of things start up without being in the startup file. Where does the computer get the command to start those things up? The registry or somewhere else? And if I wanted to stop them, how would I do it? Thanks.
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    elina Posts: 137, Reputation: 1
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    Sep 26, 2003, 03:54 PM
    Re: svchost.exe?  And startup but not in startup f
    lukesign, hi, It is possbile you may have been infected with a mblaster worm. Here, try these sites for more info:

    (under NOTE heading near middle of page)

    ( svchost.exe is listed under How Does the Welchia Worm Infect My Computer? Heading)

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