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What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware?

does anyone know how to remove svchost virus? it's used 100% cpu usage :(

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this sounds like s "Server Fault" question. –  IanNorton Apr 30 '11 at 11:32
svchost is not a virus. it is a host for dlls that are loaded. get process explorer from sysinternals and find the offending instance of svchost. see which dlls are loaded there and add them to the question. –  hbdgaf Apr 30 '11 at 12:32
@Moab: "As explained in comment, this should remain a simple reference, and not a pretext to close any related question as duplicate of this one." –  Hello71 May 1 '11 at 3:01