Tracking Forums, Newsgroups, Maling Lists
Home Scripts Tutorials Tracker Forums
  Advanced Search
  HOME    TRACKER    XP


Advertisements:










Svchost.exe Is Taking Up 50% Of My CPU During Internet Usage?


Every time I'm on the internet svchost.exe takes up half my CPU. I can't browse, I have to constantly end svchost.exe so that I can sluggishly switch pages then in seconds it pops back again. Svchost.exe is somehow connected to my internet connection because i need it to use the internet yet its not letting me, its really frustrating, I've been beating my face on my desk because i cant figure out whats wrong. I've scanned my computer with AVG, malwarebytes, Spybot S&D, and Ad-aware.


View 3 Replies (Posted: Dec 21, 2008)

Sponsored Links:

Related Forum Messages for XP:
Svchost.exe Taking Up More Than 98% Of CPU?
svchost is taking up all my CPU power and making my system extremly slow!

Posted: Apr 15, 2007

View 10 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Taking 100% Of Cpu: System Very Slow?
Having a major problem with svchost.exe. Everytime I restart the computer an instance of svchost.exe uses a new PID and takes up 95-100% of cpu. I have to find the instance and then "end the process" to use the computer. I have scanned with PCtools antivirus, PCtools spyware, AVG antivirus, Pctools maestro, registry booster 2. All spyware and malware have been removed according to those programs. Registry has been cleaned, defragged and compressed. Still have the same problem.


Posted: Oct 28, 2007

View 3 Replies!   View Related
SVCHOST.exe Takes Up All Of The CPU Usage?
The computer is nonresponsive for the most part at first. I click on the start button and nothing happens, but if i click on any desktop items they become highlighted because I clicked on them, but if I try to open them, they don't open immediately. After about 2-3 minutes of doing nothing, everything that I wanted it to do happens all at once.

When I open task manager, the thing that is taking up all of my CPU is this thing called SVCHOST.exe; there are 5 of them running - 3 for system, 2 for network service, and 1 for local service. While the computer has an episode, one of these for the system will use 99% of the CPU. That is when things are nonresponsive and slow.

Posted: Mar 19, 2007

View 3 Replies!   View Related
CPU Usage 100%, PC Keeps Crashing, Svchost.exe?
Soon as i turn it on the antivirus starts up and my broadband connects then it freezes, a few times i've managed to open the task manager and i notice that on the CPU Usage History it it constantly at 100% and when i go onto the Processes tab instead of System Idle it is SVCHOST.EXE that is using all the CPU.

I thought it was a virus so i started my PC in safe mode and run the virus scanner, it found 3 Trojan Horse Downloaders, one even named itself CMD.exe which i thought would of cured the problem but ive turned it on this morning and it is still the same, it seems a little better and lasts longer before crashing but it still crashes eventually.

Posted: Apr 14, 2007

View 5 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Showing 100% CPU Usage?
checked windows task manager...it appears to be svchost.exe (not svchosts.exe). Is this a virus or spyware because i have 3 different ones on system?

Posted: Mar 27, 2007

View 4 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Cpu Usage: Checked And Cleaned Viruses?
I have Windows XP sp2 with pentium 4 3ghz and 960mb RAM. the svchost.exe has 100% cpu usage. I've run a virus scan, ad-aware, spysweeper, spy sd and registry mechanic.

Posted: Sep 27, 2005

View 7 Replies!   View Related
Processes Named Svchost.exe Run On Startup: High CPU Usage?
I have asked this before, but on startup, I have several processes named svchost.exe that run on startup. One of these is a network service and every time, this particular one uses 50% +/- CPU. Apps will not open, nothing will function correctly until this is terminated.

Posted: Feb 17, 2006

View 3 Replies!   View Related
Multiple Svchost.exe (5 Of Them), Explorer.exe At 100% CPU Activity, Winlogon.exe...
Alright this is really damn annyoying, the pc runs incredibly slow, when I look in task manager, explorer.exe is using 97% of the CPU, so I end the proccess and start a new one, then winlogon.exe runs at 97% CPU usage and this proccess can't be ended, and I noticed there are multiple "svchost.exe" about 5 actually, I even reinstalled the operating system about 3 times and the computer still has the problem. I looked all over the internet and I can't find anything that can solve this. I have the log from HijackThis:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 05:33:42, on 25/04/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)

Running processes:
C:WINDOWSSystem32smss.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32winlogon.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32services.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32lsass.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exe
C:WINDOWSSystem32svchost.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32spoolsv.exe
C:WINDOWSwanmpsvc.exe
C:WINDOWSExplorer.EXE
C:WINDOWSsystem32wscntfy.exe
C:WINDOWSSOUNDMAN.EXE
C:WINDOWSLTSMMSG.exe
C:WINDOWSSystem32sistray.EXE
C:WINDOWSSystem32khooker.exe
C:Program FilesApoint2KApoint.exe
C:Program FilesRealRealPlayerRealPlay.exe
C:Program FilesAOL 8.0aoltray.exe
C:Program FilesApoint2KApntex.exe
C:Program FilesEzButton VE 2.14EzButton.exe
C:Program FilesStarOffice6.0programsoffice.exe
C:Program FilesUniblueRegistryBooster2RegistryBooster.exe
C:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore.exe
C:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore.exe
C:Program FilesWindows DefenderMsMpEng.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32wuauclt.exe
C:Program FilesWindows DefenderMSASCui.exe
D:TrojanHunterSetup.exe
C:DOCUME~1ROJANT~1LOCALS~1Tempis-8PDIO.tmpis-93JPV.tmp
F:autorun.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32 askmgr.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32NOTEPAD.EXE
C:Documents and SettingsRojan ThomasDesktopHijackThisHijackThis.exe ...

Posted: Apr 25, 2007

View 6 Replies!   View Related
Unusually High Memory Usage By Explorer.exe And Svchost.exe
Does explorer.exe and svchost.exe seems to be using a lot of memory,or am i just being paranoid?

Its not usually like this though:

I have also included an Hijackthis report:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 3:00:25 PM, on 5/28/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:WINDOWSSystem32smss.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32winlogon.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32services.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32lsass.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exe
C:Program FilesCommon FilesBitDefenderBitDefender Update Servicelivesrv.exe
C:Program FilesBitDefenderBitDefender 2009vsserv.exe
C:WINDOWSSystem32svchost.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32LEXBCES.EXE
C:WINDOWSsystem32spoolsv.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32LEXPPS.EXE
C:WINDOWSExplorer.EXE
C:Program FilesABBYY FineReader 9.0NetworkLicenseServer.exe
C:Program FilesJavajre6injqs.exe
C:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exe
C:Program FilesWestern DigitalWD Drive ManagerWDBtnMgrSvc.exe
C:Program FilesLClockLClock.exe

Posted: May 28, 2010

View 5 Replies!   View Related
Possible Svchost.exe Taking More Memory
computer has been lagging like crazy so opened up task manager to see what was taking up my memory and cpu. i didn't see anything but then i noticed i had like 6 svchost.exe processes running. i looked it up and microsoft stated that svchost can run multiple times at once. the problem is one of them is taking up like 50,000 KB more memory than any of the others and this particular is also taking up a crapload of my cpu off and on as well

Posted: Sep 10, 2006

View 4 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Eats Cpu When I Launch A Hl2.exe Game
I've had this problem for a couple of days. Every time I start a game like portal or team fortress 2 svchost.exe starts eating cpu. This goes on for a couple of minutes and suddenly svchost goes back to normal cpu usage.

I have 7 different svchost.exe processes in my task manager, 3 system, 2 local service and 2 network service.

I've downloaded process explorer and the svchost that takes all the cpu has the PID 1412, dunno if that info makes any difference but sounds important.

I've searched for svchost.exe to see if there are any more that could be possible viruses but i only found the one in /windows/system32/
I have no idea what could be causing this problem... Also, I apologize if there already is a solution for this in another topic. Didn't find any when I searched.

Posted: Mar 7, 2008

View 14 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe High Memory Usage
I have recently become annoyed at the high memory usage of the svchost.exe process. I have 8 of these services running at the moment. I havent had reason to complain until recently when they seem to be using more memory than necessary. I might just be over reacting here but perhaps someone can verify it for me. I have included a hijackthis log at the bottom.my system is running WindowsXP SP2, Asus K8VSE deluxe, Athlon 64 3200, 1.75 GB RAM, updated via drivers and windows updates (except one that just came in and I havent done yet).These just seem like too much memory for these. I have check at blackviper and didnt really see a lot of things I could turn off. I could be wrong though.

Posted: Apr 16, 2008

View 13 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Constantly Using 50% Cpu
My HP Pavilian dv8000 laptop running XP home with media center is constantly using 50% of the cpu for svchost.exe as soon as you log boot up and it never stops.* How can I find out what process is running and shut it down?

Posted: Jan 2, 2008

View 5 Replies!   View Related
Cpu Usage / Lsass.exe 50% And GcasServe.exe 45%
cpu usage sits at around 90-100% at times. lsass.exe 50% and gcasServe.exe 45% are using this percentage. this causes my pc to reboot.i noticed that when i shutdown windows anitspyware i no longer experience the problem.how could this be solved while running win-anitspyware

Posted: May 28, 2005

View 1 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Is Using 100% CPU Capacity?
When I start it, after a few seconds, a task is appearing in the Task Manager, called "svchost.exe", which is using 100% of my PCU. I know this task is part of Windows, but I'm wondering why it uses so much CPU... I performed a search on the web and found 2 tips: 1- Performing a registry scan (with RegCure or equivalent), then a spyware scan and a virus scan; 2- Updating my system on Windows Update. I did the first step with the free versions of RegCure and RegistryFix (registry scan), AdAware and AVG Free. But concerning the 2nd step, when I go on the Windows Update site, the automatic update tool performs an infinite search to find the suitable updates for my system

Posted: May 3, 2007

View 6 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Using 40-50% CPU Capacity Soon After Startup?
So svchost.exe has been eating up a lot of CPU lately. Like 40-50%, at all times. Really driving me crazy. I have the Intel E8400 (dual-core), so even on occasions when it spikes to 100% CPU Usage, my system isn't locked up. However, this does degrade my performance in games quite drastically My operating system is Windows XP Home Edition (32-bit), Service Pack 2.

Posted: Jun 6, 2010

View 4 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Using 100% CPU At Startup?
I have a P4 512MB computer running Win XP SP2. Latley svchost.exe is using 100% CPU at startup. I have to open the task manager and kill the procces.Although I'vr found several posts on it, I can't find a good solution for this problem.

Posted: Jan 20, 2008

View 2 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Eating Up Memory Of My CPU?
One of them "svchost.exe (SYSTEM)" is eating up anywhere from 8,000-18,000K of memory, which is a lot more than it did previously and the other"svchost.exe (NETWORK SERVICE)" can eat up to 99% of my CPU at times while running in the same range of memory usage as the aforementioned process.

Posted: May 28, 2009

View 10 Replies!   View Related
SVCHOST.EXE Throwing CPU Spikes To Nearly 100%?
I found that one of the svchost.exe processes is repeatedly spiking the cpu to nearly 100% at about 10-second intervals. Digging further, the culprit is the "DHCP Client" service. I can stop the service and the spikes stop, too. When I restart the "DHCP Client" service, the spikes return. I don't notice these spikes on two other systems that I have access to. Any ideas as to what that service is doing? Any system and/or network settings that would cause this behavior? (XP Pro SP3 in an NT Domain.)

Posted: Sep 14, 2009

View 6 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Cpu 100%: Only Happens In Win 2000?
after running for a while svchost.exe starts using more memory and cpu usage goes up to 100%. i read about this problem in article 324139, it says it only
applies to windows 2000 though. Im running windows xp home SP2 and im not sure how to fix the problem.

Posted: Aug 17, 2005

View 2 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Using 100% Of Cpu's Resources?
This has been going on for awhile. When I start my PC svchost.exe kicks in and uses all the cpu's so I can hardly get any programs to run. I have resorted to opening up the Task Manager and stopping the svchost.exe that is the culprit. Then everything runs fine. I know that the svchost.exe is most likely a Microsoft program (Windows Update and Windows Defender) that you need to run.

Posted: Mar 8, 2008

View 14 Replies!   View Related
Svchost.exe Use 100% CPU Everytime IE Starts?
Everytime I launch an IE window (v6.0.2900) a SVCHOST.EXE process starts and uses 100% of the CPU. If I kill the process all is fine until I start another IE instance or window.I have tried replacing SVCHOST.EXE in c:windowssystem32 with no luck and I have also run the MD DIAGS to see if they had any suggestion


Posted: Apr 6, 2007

View 4 Replies!   View Related
Slow Bootup - SVCHOST.exe Hogs 99% Of The CPU
Gateway Pentium 3, 700 mhz - 256mb ram, 20gb hard drive.Until a few weeks ago my system booted up fine. Now it boots up to my windows desktop and then takes 20 minutes minimum to complete start up. The SVCHOST.exe hogs 99% of the CPU so nothing happens until it has completed its tasks.I have tried starting it without the start up items and this has no effect. I have cleaned it, defragged it, virus checked it, tuned it.

Posted: Sep 15, 2006

View 5 Replies!   View Related
Computer Running Very Slow / Svchost.exe 100% CPU?
ok my computers runing very slow and i did a search and came across this sight.i pull up task manager and it shows svchost.exe is at 98-100% this has ben going on for a month or longer ive ben takeing the one thats causeing the problem out the task manager.When i do that my sound go's with it. I have went every where looking for a fix found out my norton was kinda doing the same thing but i hope i fixed it today. id be very gratefull if i can get this fixed.

Posted: May 28, 2007

View 1 Replies!   View Related
SVCHOST.EXE / SYSTEM Eatin' Up CPU Memory?
SVCHOST.EXE / SYSTEM is duplicated in running processes , and it's using all my CPU usage on startup/logon (this process takes several minutes).Never mind the same process for 'local service', and 'network service'. They don't consume CPU usage - see attached.This started when I upgraded to Defender, from MS Antispyware. To upgrade, I had to authenticate the OS , install SP 2 , then install the new app . Took over an hour I noticed too many new things changing in the appearance (and don't like Defender), so I did a sys restore for the day before the install. No problems at all, 'til the next day. Slow boot, slow authentication for logon, etc.

Posted: Aug 19, 2006

View 14 Replies!   View Related
Explorer.exe 90%+ - CPU Usage
I recently got my HP back from Best Buy, where they had to 'clean' it due to spyware, adware problems (no more Kazaa for the kids). Evidently, I had the nail.exe file, in addition to others. After 12 days, they gave it back to me, completely clean (according to them), with Norton Internet Security installed - in the process they lost all my e-mail files, but oh well. Anyway, I haven't had the darn thing back 2 weeks and I'm getting 100% CPU usage, with explorer.exe being the main hog. When I delete it in the processes list, the CPU usage goes down to 4%. I really don't want to take this thing back to BB for them to keep for another 2 weeks.

Posted: Sep 12, 2005

View 12 Replies!   View Related
Cpu Usage / Press Ctrl, Alt And Delete, The Cpu Usage Appears To Be 100%
I recently installed a winTV card in my computer, ever since that I have noticed that when I press ctrl, alt and delete, the cpu usage appears to be 100% full whenever I try to open an mpeg file I have recorded from the TV card. it is a pentium 4 2.8 ghz processor.

Posted: Jan 22, 2005

View 6 Replies!   View Related
High CPU Usage On Explorer.exe
Win Xp - Service Pack 2, I suspect the problem lays with a trojan dropper. In fact I'm certain. At the moment I am getting a trojan dropper putting random files into my temp internet files every 3-4 hours - the latest file being SQL.AVG?? Norton deletes it as soon as it appears but I'm certain its causing my 90-100% CPU usage on explorer. exe. Its been doing this for about the last week.

I've got all of these installed - ZoneAlarm, Norton, AVG 7.1, Ad-Aware Se and even Microsoft Anti-Virus. I updated them all and went into safe mode and ran every single one of them on full scan and none have found the culprit. When booted back into normal mode the trojan dropper has started again and cpu usage back up to 100% for explorer.exe. Basically everthing crawls after 5 or so minutes of reboot.

Posted: Apr 29, 2006

View 3 Replies!   View Related
Rtvscan.exe Spiking CPU Usage
I have a Dell Dimension 4300 PC at work running Windows XP Pro SP2 (1.5 Ghz/256MB RAM) on a domain network with Windows Server 2003. We are running Symantec Endpoint Protection Version 11.0.2000.1567. This users PC runs very slow and freezes. When I go into Task Manager, I see the Rtvscan.exe process spiking at 60-80% CPU usage. No other PC's on the network seem to be doing this. I googled this to death and other than increasing her RAM, is there any other solution? I ran a virus scan, and spyware scans and did not find anything.

Posted: Jan 21, 2009

View 6 Replies!   View Related
Copyright 2005-08 www.BigResource.com, All rights reserved