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What is svchost.exe hosting?

Last post 12-20-2009, 20:25 by icelava. 0 replies.
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  •  12-20-2009, 20:25 6260

    What is svchost.exe hosting?

    Has it ever bugged you? That there are a variety of background Windows services running in your Windows XP or Vista system, and you cannot readily identify the process that is running that service? Typically, system level services are encapsulated in svchost.exe host processes. Multiple services can even be grouped in a single svchost.exe. But by looking at Task Manager, we still cannot tell which svchost.exe is hosting which service.

    Well there is a method, and it had always escaped me. Not anymore. The following KB article details how to find out:

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