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The executable files in task manager are system processes. They will be different depending on your PC configuration and the services that are active. Processes listed in Task Manager, Services that are enabled in services (see administrative tools) and executable files (files with extension names of .exe, .com, .bat etc.) listed in windows explorer cannot be used to determine whether or not they associated with (or have been infected with) a virus.
There are thousands of file names, many valid files are not Microsoft system files - they are installed on your hard drive by equipment manufacturers and software applications programs.You will seldom (if ever) be able to identify a virus by its name - most of the authors of virus infected files will add the hidden attribute to any files they put on your PC so they will not show up in directory listings.
It's the job or Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware programs to examine all these files looking for "signatures" of known virus patterns and bring them to your attention. A good free Anti-Virus program can be downloaded at http://www.avira.com (or you can use Microsoft Security Essentials which is free for users of Windows XP and above). A good free Anti-Malware program can be found at http://www.techspot.com/downloads scroll down to the seach box and search for Malwarebytes. Then just below the Google ads, click on Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.50.1 Download-TechSpot.
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Posted on Mar 21, 2011
CcSvcHst.exe - works to display the GUI (Graphical User Interface) of
Norton products, which usually include the Norton Security Suites.
lsass.exe - Disable and remove lsass.exe Immediately. This process is most likely a virus or trojan.
Other processes are required for essential applications to work properly.
You can visit this liutilities.com and search for the process your not familiar with.
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Posted on Mar 21, 2011
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