Threat Database Fake Error Messages "svchost.exe has encountered a problem"

"svchost.exe has encountered a problem"

"Svchost.exe has encountered a problem" is a fake error message created and launched by the rogue anti-spyware application known as Windows Antivirus Pro. The "svchost.exe has encountered a problem" pop-up reads as follows:

"svchost.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
If you are in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost.
Please tell Microsoft about this problem..."

Following these prompts will cause you to purchase and download the useless fake spyware remover Windows Antivirus Pro, and should be avoided.

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