My laptop Win7 was so slow, memory consumption was 95% even though i left the system idle. It turned out to be, as suggested elsewhere, Windows Update. By default, the preference dom. It was necessary to disable the service while in Safe Mode. What a scam outfit, I totally agree with rezai muenster… saying Microsoft could be attempting to force people to Windows 10.
Thanks also for posting the details on Windows Update troubleshooting — I had tried some of those steps, but not all — and not updated with current information. Now you will be led to a window with highlighted services that run under this svchost. That's all what shows when I got to the Windows Update section. How if my Internet speed still keeps slow? Your guide has been very helpful: updated, well written, easy to follow even for who like me has just a bare knowledge of the English language. In Services window, find culprit service and right-click on it and select Properties. I never had that happen but I did see the name on my browser tabs. You can then decide if one or more services running within that svchost.
I reimage Windows every month and to a full Clean Install twice per year. It freezes suddenly and constantly. Right-click on Application and choose Clear Log. My laptop is now able to be used without cpu being hogged by Windows Update. Check for updates again and see if the svchost high usage problem persists or not. This professional tool can help get this work done, and here is the detail:. To disable Superfetch permanently, navigate to Windows Service follow the method above , and search for Superfetch.
The final step solved my problem. However, most of the time that this problem occurs, it has something to do with a Windows process. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. According to a few suggestions from users on Microsoft forum, cleaning up all Windows temporary files will help to resolve 100% disk usage issue in Windows 10. Logic dictates that windows update is thus the most likely cause and the solution is to force the updates to finish. I'll be donating an unfortunately small amount. I think I have disabled it a long time ago so I never thought that it will be the problem again.
Select on the Detect problems and allow to fixes for option Recommended. To stop a service temporary: 2 : First choose a service, right click on it and select option of Stop Service. You can delete this file but first you need to disable the Windows Search service then re-enable after deletion. A donation is well deserved. In other computers, Svchost high memory problem may occur when in the background Windows searches for updates.
Turns out my issue was the Windows Update problem on Windows 7. I have fixed Pc's for quite a while, from win 3. It is a disgrace that Microsoft have allowed this situation to continue for so long. After that, choose all files in the temp folder and then delete them. To do so, press Windows + R, type: temp and press Enter.
These can be done in Safe Mode - repeatedly tap F8 as you boot however you should also run them in regular Windows when you can. Run Windows Update Troubleshooter and press Accept at the first screen. Close all open programs and choose Next. Especially once you work with lots of older hardware, such like I deal with for the majority of my customers. We also know that at least three services in that host are related to windows update because the image he posted shows us this.
Also, if you can get to the Services tab like we did above, go ahead and right-click on the service and choose Disable. What is the next step? Peter's recommendation was for you to sign up for help from one of the malware removal sites he gave you links to. But in several cases users are complaining that Svchost. Most programs that you are familiar with run as a stand-alone executable, such. Hi, After solving a lot driver issues and lagging issues, I got a stable at least in terms of speed Windows 10. In some cases the svchost.
Am hoping I have fixed mine. Not the answer you're looking for? Clear Windows 10 event log. Right click it and select Stop. Windows Update service is usually the culprit service most of the time, so locate Windows Update and right click it to choose Properties. My name is Aseem Kishore and I am a full-time professional blogger. Followed through solution Nos 1 to 3 of your post but the problem re-occured upon system restart.