In Windows 8.1, go ahead and right-click on the Start button and choose Run. 2. July 17, 2008 Ricardo Excellent explanation! Did the trick. Any other suggestions anyone? 🙁 Reply Sergio Apr 13, 2016 @ 16:17:38 Thanks man, you're life giver. weblink
It reassured me of what services to investigate. Mitchell: Thank you for your information. Surely, using computers was never meant to be this hard! Then we "Stop" that Service after Microsoft Security Essentials has finished, and after the Stop command has finished, we change "Startup type" to "Disabled".
Step 1. Simultaneously press Windows key + R to open run command box. 2. Reply Iain Sep 24, 2015 @ 04:11:43 Worked perfectly, solved so many other issues I was having. Most people that need this article will be running Home so its pretty irrelevant.
The only options the error message allows are to click OK to terminate the program or click Cancel to debug the program. Windows Update is disabled for now. Reply William Jan 08, 2016 @ 20:59:59 Dave, that's exactly what was causing one of my test boxes to freak out. Tried updating to one of the windows fixes and it gives me an Error code 80080005.
This cleared up much of the misinformation i received. Click on the Log On Tab and make sure the "Local System Account" is selected as the logon account and the box for "allow service to interact with desktop" is UNCHECKED.Under Tried updating to one of the windows fixes and it gives me an Error code 80080005. More about the author Three run under the username "System," two under "Network Service," and one under "Local Service." Since svchost.exe has a history of being an uninvited guest to a masquerade party (i.e.
More complex is that you'll sometimes see multiple SvcHost.exe's in your TaskManager. Reply lakonst Jun 21, 2016 @ 08:55:55 @Ray Love: I believe that the next time you will search for updates, It will not take so much time. From the Start Menu, type "Resource Monitor" and run it. It helped!
Mike Regan I'm with you Pete. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/what-is-svchostexe-and-why-is-it-running/ Like Rich said above, I've always wondered too! Reply Robert Sep 20, 2016 @ 10:29:10 Update - It was Suggested here to leave Pc on for 12+ hours for Windows to find updates , so when i got home Tried turning off automatic update.
Reply qwertyuiop Dec 19, 2016 @ 15:31:29 Any advice for Windows XP user, who doesn't have "services" option in task manager? http://fhsla.net/problem-with/problem-with-google-com.html The root cause of the problem was that the problem laptop was a *single core* 2 GHz (the other laptop was also 2GHz but *dual core". January 25, 2008 Walter Thanks. Windows Update was the culprit.
I restarted and quickly installed KB3102810. I also deleted the SoftwareDistribution and Temp folders. Thanks. http://fhsla.net/problem-with/problem-with-a-msn-virus.html I knew it was the solution as the services and cpu load were going back and forth between 'trusted installation' and 'network services'.
However when Windows checks for updates again the problem will reoccur. oops :p All windows updates completed and no CPU being used up by svchost.exe anymore! I do a have question in my mind.
When i stopped the service, my memory usage decreased about 1GB ! Thanks a lot Reply Darthcoxxx Jul 24, 2016 @ 12:33:40 Clearing the log files (solution 3) worked successfully. I'll wait for your service guide. It saved my life.
This below link: http://support2.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2889748&kbln=en-us Reply ResonatingMakon Nov 10, 2015 @ 23:33:33 thx dude helped a lot 8) Reply Swich Nov 20, 2015 @ 23:06:36 I've finally solved simply deleting SoftwareDistribution folder. or so I thought. Reply Akshay Apr 18, 2016 @ 07:47:30 Worked for me.. this content It solved when I use VPN to evade sanctions against IRAN or change my DNS.
Reply Omar Natour Jan 08, 2017 @ 08:57:56 Hey, here's a simpler solution: Windows update service is having some sort of problems lately, you can turn it off manually by following Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 slovokia slovokia Members 2 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:17 PM Posted 12 April 2016 - 05:31 Just had to rename de folder. My laptop is now able to be used without cpu being hogged by Windows Update.
Even though non of your solution resolved my problem. Thank you very much all you guys for precious help. Recreating SoftwareDistribution folder did not work for me. I disabled Windows Update so I could experiment, because it seemed as soon as Windows Update started I finished with accomplishing anything.
But in several cases users are complaining that Svchost.exe is hogging their CPU or Memory resources without obvious reasons e.g. So what is SVCHOST.EXE? February 23, 2009 TC Wow - you really ought to write a book or something.. I tried many suggestions including the processes on this page, but nothing fixed it.
Used a number of the sections. Select the Detect problems and apply the fixes for (Recommended) option. 4. I tried all steps except step 5 "windows update standalone installer" and it is ok when "windows update" is stopped.
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