Thank you so much for your most helpful post! Double click to install the downloaded file e. Thank you guys, i was close to a nervous breakdown. I tried the update troubleshooter but it gave me a 0x80070057 error everything else was fixed. Let the installer finish the installation and then restart your computer. After nearly 7 hours it finally presented me with a list of 18 updates which I installed. I cleaned out the SoftwareDistribution directory once again, enabled Windows Update to manually start and started over with the same results.
My fan was running near full power and the temperature was 80C-computer was getting really slow. Win 7 Home Premium x86 dell E5510. Comment down for your reviews. Anyway, I installed the following as recommended from that page… download and install one at a time and 'restart' after each of them. RegCure has wide range of solutions to most of the system problems, including svchost. At Processes tab, check the Show processes from all users checkbox. Search for Windows Update service, then right click on it and select Stop.
After you have figured out the culprit service or program, then navigate to Services in Computer Management to disable that service or totally remove the culprit program. What a scam outfit, I totally agree with rezai muenster… saying Microsoft could be attempting to force people to Windows 10. So, before you continue to troubleshoot the Svchost. However, if the scan does not any positive results, you should try ending svchost. One of the best is RegCure.
All this may not be directly related to what some users here are encountering, but I thought I'd share it in case it helps. As a side effect it also fixed Microsoft's Windows Update! Many Windows 10 users are reporting this problem. However, seeing disk usage up to 90% is not normal and should not be ignored because it might damage the device. After the restart the problem disappeared and the system is back to be responsive. You can also use the video below to fix Service host: Local system Network restricted error: Method 1.
In my opinion this agent changes itself with older version at the registry records without your knowledge and permission as a trusted installer mode. I hope this answer can serve all those who, like me, have this problem in 2015 with Windows 10 and other versions. Microsoft are complete liars, they said Windows 10 doesn't spy on it's users, pure lie. However, if you doubt that your computer can be affected by viruses or malicious programs, you should use an antivirus to do a full scan. Please like and share this guide to help others. Their day's are numbered, google is catching up fast. Start with a standard Threat Scan using the default settings and move on to a deeper Custom Scan of all hard drives if the Threat Scan does not detect any problems.
I will come back here should i still have the same problem and follow a different step on this page. If installation hangs, restart the computer and then immediately install the Update. If you want to be sure about the svchost. Examine Windows services To repair damaged system, you have to purchase the licensed version of Reimage Reimage. In run command box, type: services. Trying to do any operation on the system requested ages. Drivers can work 1 day and suddenly quit working the following day, for a wide variety of factors.
This is always attributable to svchost secsvcs : if I stop this process the usage returns to 1 or 2% and the problem goes away until I next start up. Repeat this step with every item under category Service Host: Local System. Half of me would like to know the exact cause of this error, which so many people seem to be suffering, the other half is just mentally shattered after 6 hours of deleting folders, resetting the update procedure, looking in the registry etc. However, having now seen that it took Windows Update 7 hours to scan for updates, could this have been the problem all along? It was necessary to disable the service while in Safe Mode. It was windows update that caused my computer's memory full.
The wonderful thing about process explorer is it gets you the friendly name for each procedure rather than the brief name. The install of the 26 updates took till 23:45. Press Win + R Step 2: Type eventvwr. Let me know if this guide has helped you by leaving your comment about your experience. I don't know what caused it but I suspect it was the Steam gaming application. If it works for you, set it to manual. If it shows then sorry, not sure this will help, but check for em all anyway.