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syslog.exe hogging 99% of processor usage!!!!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by BLong721, Jan 17, 2003.

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  1. BLong721

    BLong721 Thread Starter

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    Driving me nuts!! Windows NT 4.0 server is running syslog.exe, can't stop it, can't end process, traced the file, tried to temporarily delete it, NOTHING works!! It is fully bogging my system down, what do I do?? How to stop it, can I delete it???
    HELP!!!!
     
  2. Jeerajat

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    I think that it is virus, what did u do last? before it started 2 do this.

    Do u have any software to with firewall, sending msgs to unix etc..
     
  3. BLong721

    BLong721 Thread Starter

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    well, I messed around a bit, and found that the server kept logging off the network, therefore disabling the entire network, which must've been driving the syslog nuts! I screwed a bit with the settings of the network to make it more reliable, and problem solved!!

    Thanks
     
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