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This is my first post so please bear with me.

On a daily basis and more than once a day Anti-Malware traps dlllhost.exe (three L's) and offers to let me quarantine it. This i do - when i check the log this is what i see:

16:22:55 (null) MESSAGE Protection started successfully

16:23:07 Gordon MESSAGE IP Protection started successfully

16:27:42 Gordon DETECTION C:\WINDOWS\system32\dlllhost.exe Backdoor.Agent QUARANTINE

16:27:43 Gordon ERROR Quarantine failed: UtilityReadFile failed with error code 2.

It seems to me that Anti-Malware stops this exe from being created and when it trys to find it to quarantine - its not there.

Dispite several passes with Mcafee and Anti-Malware nothing is found that would cause dlllhost.exe to be created.

Help! this is really getting annoying.

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Hello and Welcome to Malwarebytes....

It may be something related to what I am getting here at this post RIGHT HERE where it could be a false positive, the developers are looking into this.

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