What to do about continuous traffic on net.

  MuDelta 15:00 09 Feb 08
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I use Zone alarm (have done so for years). Recently I have noticed continuous traffic with “generic host process for win32 services”. I find no problems with email or the net. The activity is irritating. Is there a danger and anyhow, how can I stop it?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:06 09 Feb 08

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  mfletch 15:33 09 Feb 08

Hi,

Some security programs monitor the Internet,

Do you use Spysweeper?

mfletch

  woodchip 16:06 09 Feb 08

If you are Wireless, You need to secure your Router a neighbour may be using you router connection

  MuDelta 16:49 09 Feb 08

mfletch,

No I dont.

  MuDelta 16:53 09 Feb 08

woodchip,

My router is WEP secure!

  tullie 16:55 09 Feb 08

WEP is not that secure

  mfletch 17:01 09 Feb 08

Have you run your Antivirus and Antispyware programs to check for any problems,

Try SAS Superantispyware

SAS Free Version/ click here

Do a full scan in safe mode,

generic service host process, {Svchost.exe}

This can be used by a Virus

mfletch

  woodchip 17:55 09 Feb 08

You need to change it to WPA

  MuDelta 18:18 09 Feb 08

woodchip,

Done that; no change!

  T0SH 18:55 09 Feb 08

Do yourself a favour turn off the Zone (Paranoia Mode)alerts and relax in the faith that Zone Alarm is protecting you by blocking which is what it is designed to do after all if it was not you would not be getting alerted would you

Cheers HC

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