should I have these running?

  pollpott 19:54 24 Feb 2005
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Looking on processes running I find there are a lot of them, 36 altogether, some of which look dodgy. They are svhost.exe under local service, network service and system, the last 2 appear twice in the list. Also there is Isasss.exe ,crss.exe ,smss.exe E-s101C2.exe and golden retriever.

  Old Shep 19:56 24 Feb 2005

Have a look at this click here

  woodchip 19:56 24 Feb 2005

Do not touch any services unless you know what you are doing. You can remove ticks from the startup tab in MSCONFIG but leave at least AV and Firewall running

  Totally-braindead 19:57 24 Feb 2005

Have a look at this click here tells you what everything does and what you can disable. Golden retriever though thats a weird one, do you have adaware and anti virus?

  stalion 19:58 24 Feb 2005

svchost is a windows file svhost is not and requires action.Scroll down this site and tells you how to remove it.
click here

  stalion 20:02 24 Feb 2005

golden retriever info and removal click here

  pollpott 20:49 24 Feb 2005

I have followed the instructions from the web site u suggested. It says to follow the path HKEY-LOCAL-MACHINE\SOFTWARE\microsoft\windows\current version\run\ look for the that says Task Manager="c:\mstask.exe" and delete it. the problem is that when I get to the run part there is nothing which says task manager. What is meant by key?

  stalion 20:52 24 Feb 2005

golden retriever is an old trojan try this to see if it will remove it click here

  pollpott 21:14 24 Feb 2005

I ran this already, golden retriever does not use any processor power when I check it, does this mean its innactive?

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