svchost.exe ???



ALP
07-09-2005, 11:41 PM
In the task manager
if I click "processess"
there is a process called "svchost.exe"
it shows a 3 of them
on one it says the user is "system"
on the second it says "network service"
on the third it says "local service"
what is this application?

River_Rat
07-09-2005, 11:41 PM
A description of Svchost.exe in Windows XP

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=314056

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In the task manager
if I click "processess"
there is a process called "svchost.exe"
it shows a 3 of them
on one it says the user is "system"
on the second it says "network service"
on the third it says "local service"
what is this application?

Rock
07-09-2005, 11:41 PM
ALP wrote:

> In the task manager
> if I click "processess"
> there is a process called "svchost.exe"
> it shows a 3 of them
> on one it says the user is "system"
> on the second it says "network service"
> on the third it says "local service"
> what is this application?

It's normal to have multiple instances of svchost.exe running.

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Bruce Chambers
07-09-2005, 11:43 PM
ALP wrote:
> In the task manager
> if I click "processess"
> there is a process called "svchost.exe"
> it shows a 3 of them
> on one it says the user is "system"
> on the second it says "network service"
> on the third it says "local service"
> what is this application?


It's perfectly normal to have several instances of Svchost.exe running
simultaneously.

A Description of Svchost.exe in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q314056


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svchost.exe ???