Richard Madeley 19:49 02 Dec 2003

A colleague at work has several instances of svhost.exe attempting to connect to the internet on his computer. Doing a Google search reveals it to be a Trojan and not to be confused with svchost, a genuine Windows program.

How can he get rid of it?

  VoG II 19:53 02 Dec 2003

Trojan removers click here click here click here

  Richard Madeley 09:56 03 Dec 2003

Here's what the Firewall pops up on connection:

'Generic Host Process for Win32 service (svhost.exe) trying to broadcast to using remote port (SSDP), do you wish this program access to the network?'

And also after that lately:

'svhost.exe contacted from remote machine using local port 135 (EPMAP) - Location service Dynamically assing ports for RPC, do you wish to allow this process'

  AndyJ 10:20 03 Dec 2003

Try here click here
There's a few good ideas and links

  Jester2K II 10:36 03 Dec 2003

click here

Stinger can get rid of this too... click here

  Jester2K II 10:45 03 Dec 2003

Oh and then get him to use Anti virus and keep it up to date. click here is free.

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