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Hi,
An XP computer I looked at today was running very slow. A look at running processes showed 20 instances of DLLHOST.EXE, some using up to 45,000kb memory or 60% CPU. I end-tasked a number of them but they just restarted a fast as I could sure them down.
Any ideas where to start to resolve this? I haven't a clue.
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Have you done a virus scan yet?
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i would start by uninstalling all old, or not used software from add / remove software
especially toolbars + their updaters
post results for further steps
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