Taskhost.exe as virus

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by dormix, Dec 14, 2011.

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  1. dormix

    dormix Registered Member

    Aug 5, 2007
    Center of Italy
    Hi, nod32 give this alarm today during system update on 7:

    "14/12/2011 19:13:48 - Startup scanner - file - Operating memory » taskhost.exe(2328 ) - a variant of Win32/Spy.Zbot.ZR trojan - unable to clean user-PC\User."

    On internet Taskhost.exe seems to be a safe windows file. Is it a false positive?
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2011
  2. Marcos

    Marcos Eset Staff Account

    Nov 22, 2002
    It means that malware was detected in the memory area allocated by taskhost.exe. I'd suggest contacting customer care and supplying them with a SysInspector for perusal.
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