dllhost needs to be running?

Discussion in 'Port Explorer' started by md411, Aug 27, 2004.

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  1. md411

    md411 Registered Member

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    Looking at running processes through Port Explorer , does this file need to be running? I tried killing the process but it keeps coming back. Another program list it as DCOM DLL host process...... and again i can not terminate this process....
     
  2. Pilli

    Pilli Registered Member

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    Hello MD141.
    These are system processes and will be greyed out in the menu item of Port Explorer as they are essential windows processes.

    dllhost - dllhost.exe
    Process File: dllhost or dllhost.exe
    Name: DCOM DLL Host Process
    Description: DCOM DLL host process that supports DLL-based COM objects and is used by many Windows programs.
    Windows System Process


    I can find no security risks associated with DCOM.

    HTH Pilli - Enjoy your weekend :)
     
  3. Infinity

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    do you use adshield??

    because at the time I used it, it was the dllhost using it.

    you should get maxthon and no need for adshield any more... :D
     
  4. md411

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    No , I do not. I hadn't notice dll running - I gotten to a point which processes are normally running at start up. I did a hard drive back up last night... dll host shows up... just odd it won't terminate.
     
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