svchost.exe malware

Chimelin

New Member
Joined
May 30, 2018
Messages
2
OS
Windows 8.1
#1
Hello,
today I was trying to install a program on my computer but I noticed something was wrong and the install folder was empty. Went to task manager and found a unnamed svchost.exe running at 50% and another at 0%, and the directory of the one in 50% was "C:\Windows\SysWOW64". I restarted my computer and deleted what I had installed, I can kill the process in the task manager bit I don't know if it does something and it still runs everytime I restart my computer.
 
Operating System
Windows 8
Are you using a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system?
64-bit (x64)
Infection date and initial symptoms
Today, unnamed process with high cpu usage
Current issues and symptoms
Just the high cpu usage until I stop it
Steps taken in order to remove the infection
Tried to follow your guide but it was something different
Logs added to Help Request
FRST.txt, Addition.txt

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TwinHeadedEagle

Removal Expert
MalwareTips Staff
Verified
Joined
Mar 8, 2013
Messages
22,359
OS
Windows 10
Antivirus
ESET
#2
Hello,



Fix with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

This fix was created for this user for use on that particular machine.

Running it on another one may cause damage and render the system unstable.

Download attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop:

Both files, FRST and fixlist.txt have to be in the same location or the fix will not work!

  • Right-click on
    icon and select
    Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).
  • Press the Fix button just once and wait.
  • If for some reason the tool needs a restart, please make sure you let the system restart normally. After that let the tool complete its run.
  • When finishes FRST will generate a log on the Desktop, called Fixlog.txt.

Please attach it to your reply.
 

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Chimelin

New Member
Joined
May 30, 2018
Messages
2
OS
Windows 8.1
#3
Thank you so much for the really fast response and I think it is fixed, there is not a svchost running with high cpu usage and there isn't a file with that name in any other folder.
Here's the fixlog.
 

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