lve finally after a while caught why my system randomly shoots up 10C in temp while idle.. it relates to svchost, however this leaves allot of questions because as far as lm aware svchost is a process that runs many others under it..
When I don't touch my computer for a while, I get CPU 100% (or CPU 50% on this dual core). As soon as I touch the mouse, in one second the culprit escapes. I know it's something under svchost.exe and I know I could see which svchost with Process Explorer or Svchost Viewer. But since the whole process disappears as soon as I touch mouse, it's pretty difficult to pinpoint. Svchost Viewer doesn't list all the processes in one screen, scrolling is needed. So it's basically always hidden and I can't scroll to it as that kills the process.How do I find out what exact process inside svchost.exe is eating my CPU during idle? My goal is to prevent the offending process altogether from starting.By the way, which settings of Windows Defender can cause this CPU 100% on idle problem, I didn't yet try shutting down all the settings there.
Yesterday, I installed Foxit Reader, then decided I didn't like it. When I attempted to re-install, I received the error message that "the windows installer service could not be accessed." It was listed as running in the services applet of administrator tools, but would not work.While then exploring the system, I found other things that wouldn't work--for example, audio, which is what put me on to the same problem last May--and others. I got many "class not registered" errors. SFC won't run. When booting to the CD and running SFC, I got the old message about a pending repair, although I can find no trace of one. Ran malware scanners, of course, and the system came clean. Clean boot was not useful.The most significant thing I have found, which is probably at the root of this, is that in task manager, there are no instances of svchost running, unlike the usual ten or fifteen that normally run.I had this problem in May, and ended up doing a complete re-install of Windows 7 Home Premium. I would like to avoid going through that again. It's difficult with visual impairment. There is one potential similarity to now and the situaton in May, other than the symptoms described above. In May, I had tried installing a new nvidia card, which Windows wouldn't recognize, so I took it out and when I booted back to Windows, the above symptoms appeared. Yesterday, I saw in event viewer a dcom error, which traces back to the nvidia updatus "user."
For the past few days, my computer, which usually performs well, has started becoming very slow and freezing. When I open Task manager, I notice that the user SYSTEM always consumes a lot of memory (about 1000 MB), slowing my system down to a crawl. The guilty process is nearly always svchost.exe (service-SysMain; PID-1948;Description-Superfetch).
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 18.104.22.168 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 3893 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1722 Mb Hard Drives: C: Total - 59898 MB, Free - 5671 MB; D: Total - 138978 MB, Free - 119817 MB; E: Total - 138978 MB, Free - 132177 MB; F: Total - 138980 MB, Free - 64663 MB; Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DH55PJ, AAE93812-302, BTPJ045000ZM Antivirus: Kaspersky Internet Security, Enabled
I've noticed an issue with my laptop where an instance of svchost.exe takes up about 30% of my system's RAM, even after a fresh restart. I've tried stopping the process individually, but didn't notice a significant change. I ran a full scan with both Avast and Malwarebytes Anti-malware, but didn't find anything[CODE]
i use kind of an old computer but i remember it work very fast a while ago.
amd xp 2600+ abit nf-7sl 2gb ddr1 nvidia 6200 512mb
erkn and svchost uses 100 cpu latly.not always, but when opening a clip on Internet or full screen movie on vlc, cpu is on 100% too.runned a full scan on nod32 (in safe mod too) and also used malwarebytes and found nothing.runned a scan on hijackthis, here is the log:
logfile of trend micro hijackthis v2.0.4 scan saved at 15:48:14, on 09/07/2012 platform: windows 7 sp1 (winnt 6.00.3505) msie: internet explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16446) boot mode: normal
svchost is using too much bandwidth. I am monitoring with NetLimiter 3 Pro. For example, from 5 to 6 AM it downloaded 268 MB and uploaded 6 MB. This is a problem since my internet provider sets a 400 MB/day download limit, so in less than 2 hours the limit is used up. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit with SP 1 installed.
This problem started a few months ago. I've had this computer since December. I'm having the same problem with my wife's computer (Windows 7, 32-bit).
I have checked for malware with Norton 360, Webroot, Windows Defender, and a few other freebee programs. Other than a few cookies with low threat levels and "Power Reg Scheduler" there was nothing there. I have removed these few items. I have also run Wisefixer, that fixed over 200 supposed registry errors. None of this has had an effect.
Recently, I installed Foxit Reader, then decided I didn't like it. When I attempted to re-install, I received the error message that "the windows installer service could not be accessed." It was listed as running in the services applet of administrator tools, but would not work.While then exploring the system, I found other things that wouldn't work--for example, audio, which is what put me on to the same problem last May--and others. I got many "class not registered" errors. SFC won't run. When booting to the CD and running SFC, I got the old message about a pending repair, although I can find no trace of one. Ran malware scanners, of course, and the system came clean. Defragged, did scandisk. Clean boot was not useful. Trying to do a repair in place results in the error message that setup can't find any information about the discs on the system.
The most significant thing I have found, which is probably at the root of this, is that in task manager, there are no instances of svchost running, unlike the usual ten or fifteen that normally run. In the services list, some services say they are running, but aren't. Windows audio is an example.I had this problem in May, and ended up doing a complete re-install of Windows 7 Home Premium. I would like to avoid going through that again. It's difficult with visual impairment
For the past week I have noticed that 'svchost(secsvcs)' has been using 40-50% of my available CPU time. Sometimes I goes away after a few minutes but there are occasions where it has run for an hour or more. The only way I know to get rid of it is to restart the computer.
Yesterday, I installed Foxit Reader, then decided I didn't like it. When I attempted to re-install, I received the error message that "the windows installer service could not be accessed." It was listed as running in the services applet of administrator tools, but would not work.While then exploring the system, I found other things that wouldn't work--for example, audio, which is what put me on to the same problem last May--and others. I got many "class not registered" errors. SFC won't run. When booting to the CD and running SFC, I got the old message about a pending repair, although I can find no trace of one. Ran malware scanners, of course, and the system came clean. Clean boot was not useful.The most significant thing I have found, which is probably at the root of this, is that in task manager, there are no instances of svchost running, unlike the usual ten or fifteen that normally run.I had this problem in May, and ended up doing a complete re-install of Windows 7 Home Premium. I would like to avoid going through that again. It's difficult with visual impairment.
My PC has started running very slowly and I have narrowed this down to SVCHost running at 100% cpu in the task manager. Using Process Explorer I can see that this process is hosting Power, PlugnPlay and DCOMLaunch services.
I have run several anti-virus applications including malwarebytes and nothing was found.
I have a laptop with a 4gb RAM.. suddenly the laptop got slow..so slow that i was'nt able to move my cursor...i saw the processes list and found that 'svchost.exe' was using exorbitantly high amout of memory...i cannot post the screenshot of the task manager..as my system has become unresponsive..
I just reinstalled Windows 7 and I already feeling its a bit slow...Is it because of the Svchost? Or is just my laptop is getting old? (its five years old now) Does the Harddisk have any effects on the responsiveness of the operating system?
Also, my other laptop, when it boots, it gives me 'Windows 7" and "Ramdisk Option" What is that?
I find that one instance of svchost.exe consistently consumes around 200MB of RAM. I find this to be a problem at times as I do a lot of memory intensive work including Photoshop, etc. I've attached a screenshot showing the services attached to this particular process.
Any idea which of these services might be a likely culprit? Are there any I can safely disable to free up some RAM? 200MB seems quite high for that.
I just upgraded to Win7 from Vista. My CPU's are constantly 100% running svcHost.exe - DcomLaunch (PlugAndPlay?). Looked at various tips to no avail. Following tips did not help: [URL] DComLaunch and WmiPrvSE.exe, DComLaunch and WmiPrvSE.exe makes CPU running high - Vista Forums I don't have Xperia software (that was another tip somewhere). Also ran various scanners on spyware and malware: PC seems not infected. Stopping/Suspending the services blocks or makes Windows crash (confirmed by other forums).
After installing a new Virgin Superhub and finding I had internet access I thought that everything was working fine but later on this morning I found out that my Home Network ie wifes pc and the broadband connection to my main television set was offline. After googling a while and finding an article at the Virgin Media site I found out that the Default setting when installing the virgin superhub was as a router which meant that it had blocked off my Buffalo Airstation router and hence the no internet on secondary PC and TV. I had to enter the admin pages of the Virgin superhub and re-install it as a cable modem and when I eventually rebooted my system, and after a couple of tweaks I finally had my home network up and running again. I use Comodo Dragon as my default browser and a couple of hours ago I noticed a slow up of my main Win7 OS PC broadband connection which shouldn't really be as I have upgraded from a 10Mb connection to a 30Mb connection and my internet has seldom hung like this. It seems to be an entry of svchost.exe that is causing the problem. I did a scan with Process Explorer screen shots below. The svchost entry with PID 1892 is linked to "Local System Network Restricted" and to the service Superfetch. On the Comodo CIS Summary screen at the same time I saw that even though Comodo Dragon is running it is not shown and again svchost is using 90+% of my bandwidth. And when checking the Firewall Events screen I saw that some of Comodo Dragons functions had been blocked.
I've been noticing lately that sometimes my computer starts working on its own. Upon hearing the working sounds, I check the Task Manager and it tells me that svchost.exe -LocalSystemNetworkRestricted is taking up to 70MBs of memory at times. Most of the time it stays at ~50MBs. Also, sometimes this same process takes up to 50% of my CPU for a fw seconds.I did a tasklist /svc on cmd.For LocalSystemNetworkRestricted, it gave me these: AudioEndpointBuilder, CscService, hidserv,
For a quick run down of specs, I'm running Home premium 64-bit on an Advent Roma 4001, Intel Dual Core T4400, 4GB RAM and 500GB HD.
It's during the log-in screen that it tends to hang, on both the "Please wait..." and "Welcome" messages it takes between 30 seconds - 2 minutes, but the main problem occurs after logging in. The CPU usage, apart from System Idle Process (of course) is pretty much zero, and the RAM usage is down at about 30MB. Everything seems responsive, however, when I attempt to open a program or process I'm getting incredible lag, the type of unresponsiveness that would tempt you to do a hard reset.
The strange thing is it doesn't actually appear to be unresponsive. The programs all load given time and, for all running slowly for an amount of time, still run. What I have noticed is that svchost.exe seems to kick in at an undefined time and puts the RAM usage up to about 62,000K, with the CPU usage still being very low. When terminating the process, the theme will lose it's transparenecy and revert to a white theme, with processes continuing to run extremely slowly, until a few minutes pass, the windows 7 theme (with transparency) kicks in again and everything loads up immediately. After that, everything's fine - lightning fast.
I've tried chkdsk, messing around with msconfig and various other things to no avail. Am I missing something here? I'm stumped. I think given the problems I've been having aside from this (booting) I'm tempted to put it down to a faulty CPU or Harddrive (the 500GB size supports that probability, I think).
1. Find out how much memory is being used by each Svchost 2. Find out what processes are running under each Svchost 3. Identify the Process ID (PID) for each Svchost
If a Svchost has multiple processes running under it how do I find out how much memory each of those processes under a generic svchost is using?
1. Click on the Windows world ball 2. Type "command prompt" 3. Right click on "command prompt" and run as Adminstrator 4. At the command prompt first type in "tasklist /svc". This will give you the "Image Name" "PID" and "Process(s)" for each PID (Product Identification Number) 5.Follow the method described below for each Process that you want to isolate.
Creating an Isolated Process.What this method really does is modify one of the registry parameters for the service in question from a shared process to an isolated process. The command syntax is fairly straightforward and uses the sc config command set: sc config <service name> type= own. So for Windows Updates (wuauserv), the command would be: sc config wuauserv type= own. Note that there is a space between the '=' and 'own' - you must insert that space.
6. Reboot 7. Now repeat steps 1 - 4 below the double dotted line above 8. Verify that the "Process" that you wanted to isolate has its own PID 9. Type in Tasklist /FI "PID eq xxxx". Where "xxxx" is the number of the PID that you just isolated.Make sure to type in the quotes as indicated.
You will now be able to see the memory usage of the process that you just isolated. Note that the image name will still show as "Svchost.exe". To verify that you are looking at the correct PID, you can run "Process Explorer", go the PID in question, right click, left click on Properties, left click on Services and you will see the service that you just isolated. Does isolating a service out of a Svchost and creating its own Svchost change the total amount of memory that your system is using? I would think that it would because you are adding an additional Svchost for each process that you isolate.
svchost.exe (NetworkService) jumps to 100% when using Google Chrome or other internet related software. I need to stop the service in Source control, to keep my laptop from crashing. (as the CPU gets to hot and shuts down the Laptop without warning.)Aswell with 3D software or heavy programs same issue
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I noticed my memory usage was at 42%, when it is usually 25-30%. I opened task manager and found 12 different processes of svchost.exe running. One of then was using 149,156 k of memory, from which I understand is a whole lot.
I gota 710 x3 phenom with 4gigs of 1066ddr2 on windows 7 64bit. All games run at max settings and I can play anything on it. However I see that my svchost. exe is sucking up so much memory sometims even 40% of it. Im afraid that my fps will be affected by another program using that much. How do I fix this issue on win7.
I have a emachines with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit operating system and when I go to shut down an error comes up saying that svchost.exe0xc0000142 will not start and then my pc wont shut down. Wha does it have and what can I do.