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Everytime I turn on my computer whether I'm online or not the application svchost asks for several approvals from my firewall to connect to the internet.Any suggestions?Thanks,,,rickconstantin@hotmail.com

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Don't let it access the internet. svchost is a trojan, so do a full system scan with your anti-virus and get rid of it. if you dont have a anti-virus, go to the avg website and download it.

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