Unfortunately the services are essential so they cannot be disabled and tested one-by-one. To fix it: 1 On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to open a Run command window. It only helps to fix the signs of the issue, not the real issue. In many times, we have troubleshooted the svchost. So i clicked 'show the processes from all users' before booting in safe mode and this is what I found: So i'm pretty sure the cpu usage from 'System Idle Process' doesnt really mean anything but i don't know how to get rid of svchost. The Windows Update seems to be fixed, scans take minutes instead of hours and the downloads start sooner. Method 4: Troubleshoot Windows Updates Problems In other computers, the svchost.
If you will look into Task Manager you would find that a particular svchost. Step 6: Once you already know which service or program is the cause, you can disable or remove that service by going to Services in Computer Management. Hello, I have a problem. Hello All, Thanks for your response. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum For some strange reason this process is using about 12% of my cpu.
Scan Your Computer for a Virus or Malware Method 2. So, find out which service or program runs under the svchost. So I tried ending the svchost. You can make a sequentially search for all highlighted services using Google and see if the searched service is critical — or not — for your computer. If you have found that the process is not a Windows process, such as Windows Update or Windows Firewall, etc, then simply kill the process and uninstall the program. They are dependent on Svchost.
Next, click Check for updates and make sure to install any pending updates. In other computers, Svchost high memory problem may occur when in the background Windows searches for updates. Method 3: Empty Event Viewer Log In some cases, the svchost. Check for updates again and see if the svchost high usage problem persists or not. I read that clearing the Event log may help. You may want to 'disable' the 'Services' that are not critical.
Does anyone know how I can stop this process? So, prior to you proceed to troubleshoot the Svchost. This will stop Windows updating itself which could leave you vulnerable. Search Troubleshoot and click on Troubleshooting. To check the 'Services', running this 'Process', you may right click 'svchost. Windows Update Service is not part of the netsvcs Service Group.
I am using it because of its plenty of options and customizations, yet I have no idea about the virus database. Select your Language and click Download. All the Windows internal services were moved into one. Step 3: Now check and right-click on the svchost. Once finished, simply restart your computer. Step 4: Right-click on Application and select Clear Log. My Windows installation is quite old 2008 and I keep detailed firewall logs.
You first need to run a malware and antivirus scan. If the problem still persists, jump to the next solution. You can to get free tech information tips directly in your Email. Thus, you can fix the svchost. I would recommend you to refresh the update process by stop Windows Update service from service. Besides this, we also provide quality information about gaming and news by which you can stay updated.
Disable all the Services which are Responsible for svchost. Let us know which method worked for you in the Comments Section down below. This process taking up that amount of memory can, in fact, prove to be harmful in multiple ways besides just not allowing you how much memory your computer has available. Solution 3: Clear Event Viewer Logs Step 1: Open Run. Now right-click on the highlighted service one by one and select Stop. So again, first disable the service, then restart computer, then install updates manually, then re-enable service, and then restart computer again. Essentially, it is where all of the calculations take place.
Step 2: Disable certain svchost. Method 5: Run Windows Update Troubleshooter 1. Step 4: Right click the Application option and click Clear Log. Force Windows to re-create an empty Windows Update Store folder. Once the installation is finished, run Windows Update Troubleshooter and click Accept to agree to the terms that are referenced in the Microsoft License Agreement. So, before you continue the troubleshooting the Svchost. If necessary, make a new local account.