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Weird Stuff happening, not much hair left in my head to tear off at this point!

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#26
okay, so i ran both the things in safemode and rebooted without the cable attatched. But as soon as i plugged in the cable and started opera, that svchost process started and went apeshit crazy again.

The pc had gone normal but it got messed up to the previous mixed low quality mode appearance level. I ran tdsskkiller and it became normal, even though that didnt catch any threats or anything :(

i guess i have no option now, but to reinstall the os.


@ford, i have all updating stuff disabled from msconfig too. This one wasnt normal. It was an ip with 89.xx.xxxx something.
 
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#27
I think you have possibly been affected by the drive by java exploit going around.

It's time for a fresh install. and a better AV program. Also make sure to disable java unless you need it.
 

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#28
I think you misunderstood me a while back. In Process Explorer, open the svchost using all the memory by double-clicking on it. In there, select the Services tab (NOT Task Manager). It will name all the services running in that service host. List them here and/or go into Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services and stop them. the "Display Name" in Process Explorer should match the name of the service under Services dialog.

One of the services is obviously having a problem. If you watch the svchost's memory usage in Task Manager while stopping the processes in Services dialog, it should be pretty obvious which one it is. Once you have a service nailed down, it should be easier to identify the cause.
 
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#29
You could try Combofix, as a last measure before resorting to a fresh install...
 

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#30
okay guys, malware bytes and TDSSkiller fixed most of the stuff. everything other than that svchost process was fixed.

Also, as it happens, i am afffected by that process whenever i open the browser and opera is trying to access the login page.
 

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#31
I think you have possibly been affected by the drive by java exploit going around.

It's time for a fresh install. and a better AV program. Also make sure to disable java unless you need it.
dont tell me its ALL the drives?
 
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#32
I've had a problem with svchost like that that was due to a god-awful wireless card that would just decide it didn't want to be connected to the internet without telling anything. I used this to measure the latency it was causing, but I never did find a solution (without just disconnecting from the internet).
 
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#33
Ok boss this is what you do.

1. Right click the svhost and if its ANYWHERE other then the system32 folder its a virus.
2. Download Kapersky Rescue Disk 10 and burn it to a DVD and boot from it. UPDATE the scanner once booted into the disk and mount all drives. Do a full scan on all partitions and go to bed.
3. If it finds anything clean it off and run it again.
4. I suggest you turn off Java via your router until you figure out what site is hitting you with an exploit.

Chances are I think you are still infected by a root or something.
 

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#35
i was running out of patience so i just reinstalled OS. lol.

seems like it was some malware. but it had already done permament damage to the system.



thanks for all your help.

have some beer :toast:
 

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#36
i was running out of patience so i just reinstalled OS. lol.

seems like it was some malware. but it had already done permament damage to the system.



thanks for all your help.

have some beer :toast:
In the end, A fresh OS is a good thing.
 

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