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Unknown Svhost process Runs High CPU usage

Hi there,
I have a problem with unnamed "svhost processes service" that consumes cpu resources especially If I went online.


After a full scan, Mcafee AntiVirus Plus has discovered some malicious files and fixed them but the problem remains.

Also There 's something weird happened, When I am trying to shut down the Laptop, a blue screen appears saying I need to restart to fix errors Critical_ Process_Died.

I made a scan with Zemana Anti-Maleware and it found that two items in the picture blow but when trying to repair it, it did nothing and the problem came again.


Also Glasswire shows this alarm from time to time saying "You connect to a suspicious host".


How to fix that ?
Thank you.



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Re: Unknown Svhost process Runs High CPU usage

It would be helpful if you provide information regarding the detections made by McAfee. It is likely that the infection may have caused this abnormal CPU usage by Svhost process.

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Re: Unknown Svhost process Runs High CPU usage


I deleted two files located in wow64 windows folder manually using file locator in task manager and deleted them.

One of them named SVhost.exe and the other named traceout.exe. the problem solved but Mcafee didn't conseder them malicious files..!

Anyway everthing going well now.

Thanks for interest.

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