How to get rid of the svchost1 VirusSometimes the svchost1 file may cloak a virus, for example Kaspersky found Trojan.Win32.Inject.blnt or, as the case may be, Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Injector.kpy, as well as Symantec found WS.Reputation.1 or, as the case may be, Trojan.ADH. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with svchost1.exe
The svchost1.exe process is also known as vbiNj and is a part of depfooh vbiNj. This software is produced by depfooh. An obsolete or defective version of svchost1.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- vbiNj has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- vbiNj has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- svchost1.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module svchost1.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about svchost1.exe vbiNj
svchost1.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Svchost1.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
The file size is 3,145,728 bytes.
This svchost1.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run, MACHINE\Run). It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This file does not supply any version information or other description. Svchost1.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 59% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find svchost1.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about svchost1?
|i got it from a program off limewire so i think its some kind of virus |
Summary: However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted svchost1.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall depfooh vbiNj
To remove vbiNj from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate depfooh vbiNj in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if svchost1.exe (vbiNj) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of vbiNj. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for vbiNj or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or svchost1.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.