Rundll32.exe

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Rundll32.exe is running on my computer and from i can understand it is a common victim of malware and such. Right now it takes up about 90-99% of my system resources. I checked it out, its running from the proper folder and everything. I've run all the popular anti-spyware proggies. I'm at wits end here guys. Anyhelp would be good.
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-512 mb ram ddr
-radeon 9800 pro
-running omar's ditro of litestep over
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Hang on, guys. Take a good look at the process name. It might be rundII32.exe or something as a capital I looks exactly the same as a lowercase L. That said, you've done a scan. Rundll just performs the jobs of whatever dll it's executing, so depending on the dll cpu usage could be very high.
 

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I had explorer.exe going schizo a while back. Even though its an MS file, it was other stuff causing it.

My problem was I had a lot of viruses and didnt use protection :p
 

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I had explorer.exe going schizo a while back. Even though its an MS file, it was other stuff causing it.

My problem was I had a lot of viruses and didnt use protection :p
explorer.exe is the main Windows GUI, you can't stop it, it must always be running
 
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I had explorer.exe going schizo a while back. Even though its an MS file, it was other stuff causing it.

My problem was I had a lot of viruses and didnt use protection  :p
explorer.exe is the main Windows GUI, you can't stop it, it must always be running
Actually, that's not *entirely* true; there's a fair few shell replacements that mean you don't need to run it, but TBH I'm so used to it that I've never gotten into alternatives. Ever heard of Litestep? (http://www.litestep.net)
 
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Rundll32.exe is running on my computer and from i can understand it is a common victim of malware and such. Right now it takes up about 90-99% of my system resources. I checked it out, its running from the proper folder and everything. I've run all the popular anti-spyware proggies. I'm at wits end here guys. Anyhelp would be good.
Specs:
-Amd 2400xp
-512 mb ram ddr
-radeon 9800 pro
-running omar's ditro of litestep over
Xp home

I'am running litestep incidently :blink:
 
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