Manual removal instructions:

The file CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE is malware related. You must delete the file CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE immediately!

Use this guide to remove CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE manually:

STEP 1: Uninstall CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 2: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE virus from running processes Remove CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE virus from running processes.

STEP 3: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE virus from Windows services Remove CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE virus from Windows services.

Disable the services with random names or contains CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE in it's name or description.

STEP 4: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.

Remove CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 5: Clear the Windows registry from CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE virus.

Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE virus from Windows registry Remove CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE virus from Windows registry.

Find and delete all keys/values contains CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE.

STEP 6: Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for CONNECTIONS\SVHST~1.EXE presence.

Fix infected shortcuts.

STEP 7: Remove a virus from Google Chrome.

STEP 8: Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.

STEP 9: Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.



Dmitry Sokolov:

I created UnHackMe in 2006 to fix the problem that antivioruses did not fix: detecting rootkits.

Since that time I work every day to fix the issues that antiviruses cannot.

If your antivirus have not helped you solve the problem, you should try UnHackMe.

We are a small company and you can ask me directly, if you have any questions.


You can read UnHackMe testimonials here.