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How to remove the netsvcs virus

Most antivirus programs identify netsvcs.exe as malware, for instance Kaspersky identifies it as Worm.Win32.Agent.i or Trojan.Win32.Jorik.Lethic.bn, and F-Secure identifies it as Trojan.Generic.6615913.
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Netsvcs.exe file information

The process netsvcs.exe contains no information about its author.

Description: Netsvcs.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. netsvcs.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 71,168 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 242,688 bytes or 74,752 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/netsvcs.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The netsvcs.exe file is not a Windows core file. Netsvcs.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify netsvcs.exe related errors

If netsvcs.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 156,160 bytes. There is no description of the program. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The netsvcs.exe file is not a Windows core file. Netsvcs.exe is able to record inputs.

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "Video Process" definitely not required. Added by the AGOBOT.LH WORM!

Important: You should check the netsvcs.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Unterstützt Datei-, Drucker- und Named-Piped-Freigabe für diesen Computer über das Netzwerk. Diese Funktionen sind nicht mehr verfügbar, falls dieser Dienst beendet wird. Falls dieser Dienst deaktiviert wird, können die Dienste, die von diesem Dienst ausschließlich abhängig sind, nicht mehr gestartet werden.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\netsvcs ist Teil des Netzwerk-Subsystems von Windows!

Summary: Average user rating of netsvcs.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments.
2 users think netsvcs.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. One user thinks netsvcs.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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