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(Solved) - about 50 rundll32.exe in Task Manager?

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  • Started 4 years ago by Slembroccoli
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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
Posts: 79

Hi
Yesterday my computer suddenly started lagging unforgivably, so I opened Task Manager. Under the "Processes" (which opened after minutes of lagging) tab I saw about 50 (didn't count them) rundll32.exe lined up. Each was a little bit different from the last in size, however, everyone looked like this:

Image Name | User Name|Memory (Private Working Set)| Description
rundll32.exe | Anton | ---- K | Windows host process (Rundll32)

I searched for "rundll32.exe in ALL folders and took all of the files and put them in the Recycle Bin.
Are these files neccesary?

Regards
Anton S.

Posted 4 years ago
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mickeyblue
mickeyblue
Posts: 1521

some applications require rundll files, look here at the geeks article on rundll files.
www.howtogeek.com/howto/window.....t-running/
i suggest you do a full update and scan with your anti-virus AND anti-spyware, if you dont have anti-spyware, id suggest you get free spyware removal software like Super anti-spyware, or malwarebytes, do a full update (after installation) and deep/full scan.

some infections disguise themselves as rundll files.

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
Posts: 79

Thanks, I just accidentaly deleted the dll's when deleting some other stuff ^w^ so i think ill reinstall my system anyways.
Anton S.

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