Spyware, viruses, & security forum: Two rundll32.exe in task manager?

by: neforsis March 18, 2007 12:42 PM PDT

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Two rundll32.exe in task manager?

by neforsis - 3/18/07 12:42 PM

Hey,

I'm new to the forum here, but I have a quick question:

Normally I only have 29 processes running in my task manager (with everything else unnessecary shut down), but now a have 30 processes running and a new suspicious rundll32.exe added to the list, just like the one that I have noted there always. Suspecious since I after an AVG scan had the result that the ntoskrnl.exe --> was changed, but not taken as a threat or infected. According to AVG's own forum this is not a problem though:

http://forum.grisoft.cz/freeforum/read.php?7,31941,32180

The problem is that on another site (don't have a link) other people state that in the worst case it can also be a clever virus that hides itself under the ntoskrnl.exe file. That got me worried.

Now, is two rundll32.exe normal in the task manager, and if not, could it have anything to do with what AVG has found?

Neforsis happy

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