My norton antivirus keeps recognising svchosts.dll as a virus but when i try and delete it it says delete failed!! Plese can someone tell me how to get rid of this. i have tried deleting it manually by going to c:\windows\system32\ but it is not in there even if i show hidden files . But if i go to c:\windows\system32\svchosts.dll it says what do you want to open it with so it is there!! i dont know what to do. PLEASE I NEED HELP URGENTLY!!!!!