Services.exe running at 100% CPU and using 100s of MB of memory – Windows XP SP3

Friday, July 24th, 2009

I came across an interesting one in the last few days. This system was a Windows XP system with current updates – SP3, IE 8…. and among other things there was a complaint of very sluggish behavior. I updated the antimalware software installed and ran scans. Malware Bytes antimalware actually found and removed two suspect [...]

Cleaning up after WMF exploit third party boot disc

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

At this point, I needed to rename or delete some files that windows would not let me touch. I had this winlogon.exe running from a suspect directory c:\windows\inet20001 and windows wouldn’t let me kill it, or remove it’s start entry in the registry. So, I booted my image from a dsl linux cd and opted [...]

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