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You will receive a message telling you that all programs will be close so that the infections can be removed. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. TDSSkiller was a quick final solution. That "going-back" can be achived by "Update/ installed updates => deinstall IE 11" direct there in the list -you know the rest.c) Restart the PC and so on-- and after that

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: thats what i thought by Tufenuf / June 6, 2005 12:43 PM PDT In reply to: thats what i thought scmac316, You It was possible to close the explorer.exe with task manager but it kept returning within seconds if I didn't end the legitimate explorer.exe as well, which makes it hard to download Help, anyone..... 30 answers Last reply May 8, 2015 More about remove virus causing explorer exe 100 cpu Tradesman1Jan 22, 2014, 2:51 AM In safe mode, try going to the Command The computers were in fact infected and then cleaned as well as all temp files other than what windows advises to skip.

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This lets my machine run normally however Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - explorer.exe by witeshadow2 / June 4, 2006 11:15 AM PDT In reply to: explorer.exe uses all I would like for you to run two more scans. Forum New Posts FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Tutorial Index Tutorials Join Us Forum Windows 10 Forums Performance & Maintenance High CPU Usage from Explorer.exe Results 1 to 10 of And now it is STILL not 100% resolved, BUT: a) Directx has something with it and if you're lucky you may "update" the DirectX from Microsoft (try that small online-updater)b) Explorer.exe

See tutorial for FRST: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/ ==================== Processes (Whitelisted) ================= (NVIDIA Corporation) C:\windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe (Microsoft Corporation) C:\windows\system32\WLANExt.exe (NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe (NVIDIA Corporation) C:\windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe (Intel Corporation) C:\Program Files\Intel\BluetoothHS\BTHSAmpPalService.exe (Intel Corporation) C:\Program Files I was fixing it remotely which made it more annoying too.I was sure it must be a rootkit since system restore didn't solve the problem. Click on Ok. Tdsskiller Computer problem?

You can choose to safely disable selected entries, edit them or delete them altogether (if you know what you're doing). Edited by hamluis, 14 June 2015 - 06:12 AM. Computer Type: PC/Desktop OS: Windows 10 Home CPU: Intel Core i5 2500K Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V LE Memory: 16GB Corsair Vengeange DDR3 Graphics Card: ASUS Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II OC 4GB Here's how you fix it....i'd get over 50 explorer.exe's rear their ugly heads on occasion....and my c.p.u would be at 100%..it sounded like my computer was going to blow up!!out of

Get the answer Tradesman1Jan 25, 2014, 1:36 AM Might be malware, try going into safemode and run MalWareBytes - they have a free version Darkhorse0428Jan 27, 2014, 1:29 PM Done, twice Process Explorer My wife's computer was running 5+ iexplorer.exe (then explorer.exe when I deleted all ie files/folders) tasks and using as much memory and cpu as available. Please help: post #14'> #14

Press the Scan button. But only when connected to the internet. Although the vulnerabilities are unrelated, both involve how UPnP-capable computers process the discovery of new devices on the network. Hi Lukeqz, Get a free copy of Macrium Reflect, create a recovery CD, backup the whole hard drive to an external HDD, clean install. Explorer.exe High Memory Usage Windows 7

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Edited by tora22, 06 January 2014 - 09:57 AM. http://magicnewspaper.com/cpu-usage/solved-web-browsers-taking-100-cpu-usage.html I tried maybe 4-5 different anti-virus programs and none of them worked except kaspersky Sorry I haven't gotten back in a while, but this solution was spot on.

truskJan 6, 2015, 11:20 AM samtt said: Run TDSSKiller , it will remove malware that blocks other anti-malware softwares.Then Reboot your computer. Process Hacker Back to top #13 tora22 tora22 Topic Starter Members 14 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:16 PM Posted 06 January 2014 - 12:19 PM Let's concentrate on the infections for now. Please try again now or at a later time.

Maybe a system image prior to the problem?

I know this because I moved two image files into drop box and within minutes my other laptop jumped to 100% memory use also. Yet something is causing my explorer.exe file to go crazy. I had tried many other options, scans, virus detections including AVG and Malware Bytes. Sfc Scannow To do this start tapping the F8 key immediately after pressing the power button.

And you tried restarting it from within the task manager? I have this happening on a workstation now, and am desparate to fix this issue. Try running kaspersky anti virus, even just the trial version. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Safe mode is one of the options. I guess I had a "senior moment"! Back to top #11 tora22 tora22 Topic Starter Members 14 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:16 PM Posted 06 January 2014 - 08:58 AM Not a problem, I'll be here tomorrow. And can the ransom virus cause havoc after it's removed?

What do I do? I could not access the videos and explorer.exe went crazy. As a last resort, I ran combofix killed C:\programData\ntuser.pol and that may have been the piece not detected by some of the other tools.Good Luck tekwizDec 27, 2014, 2:00 AM Combofix but this issue is still ongoing.

Don't worry about the video right now. All it has going for it is the brand name which has been around for so long. Copy the clean file to the windows directory and you should be good.I had the same problem on this machine and finally fixed today using the above solution.Good luck oddie121Dec 12, Computer Type: Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number: HP OS: Windows 10 Pro CPU: Intel Core i7 Memory: 12 GB Quote Lukeqz Posts : 5 Windows 10 Home New 11 Jan 2016

It started right after I downloaded 2 youtube videos. by R. Did you update it before running the scan? I used Kaspersky rescue10, booting up from my CD and cleaned my hard drive from 1 virus.

The vulnerability results because the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) service that either ships with or can be installed does not correctly handle certain requests and can cause a memory leak.6. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - thats what i thought by scmac316 / June 6, 2005 11:52 AM PDT In reply to: explorer.exe I did the same thing, about Could these 2 be related?

This worked for me.