svchost.exe error: svchost.exe has generated an error - now what do I do?

Contact a system administrator, IT staff, or Antivirus vendor for assistance in removing the virus. DAT I have found the best solution. Following your earlier instruction, I opened a command prompt and tried "tasklist" but it says there is no such command.

I have just the same problem as matthew, it's the same service eating all my CPU.

Windows XP error: - Application Error

I think it is going to be a long and painful process. As several comments here have mentioned, you need to get to SP4, and the KB patch links for both are in comments above.

Totally flummoxed. EXE C: Neither I nor sUBs are responsible for any damage you may have caused your machine by running ComboFix on your own. My antivirus AVG does not detect any virus. Chuck the damm thing in the skip, buy yoursel a pair of hiking boots and an OS map and enjoy the great out doors!

I look for malware and security issues and will not know all of your programs, but you should. Please make sure you have read this information so we are on the same page. My last computer just "crapped the bed" after install of TA Most probably you have a virus..

Once that's run, I'd install SP4 and the patch mentioned earlier in the comments here. Any reason you have Symantec running on the computer at the same time as BitDefender? These links will help me. The system is infected with the MsBlast. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. At some point the pc started shutting down normally again, and task manager started working again. Since it is showing only one item removed, it is possible it removed other malware that did not show in the log.

The problem is that some of the worms are smart enough to interfere with anti-virus tools. Remember Me? Thursday, February 25, Uninstall list: The first time I tried to run ComboFix it stopped during what appeared to be the install.

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