Microsoft Service Host Process
svchost.exe is a system process belonging to the Microsoft Windows Operating System which handles processes executed from DLLs. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
Note: svchost.exe is a process which is registered as the W32.Welchia.Worm. It takes advantage of the Windows LSASS vulnerability, which creates a buffer overflow and instigates your computer to shut down. To see more information about this vulnerability please look at the following Microsoft bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sec.../ms04-011.mspx
This is a registered security risk and should be removed immediately. Please see additional details regarding this process.
Microsoft Windows Operating System
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Security Risk (0-5):
According to task manager, I have 7 instances of svchost.exe running right now taking up a total of 64MB with 0% CPU usage at idle.