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svchost mystery finally explained! That started since i went to XP SP2, but then I turned on XP firewall too and that thing is trting no more to connect. November 12, 2008 Karen I would like to thank you for taking the time to convey this information in terms that were CLEAR and EASY to understand! if i let my firewall permit it, "windows messenger" popup ads start appearing on my screen. news

Shut down and do a normal boot. It's possible, perhaps even likely, that this issue will now get put to bed. It's your choice at this point: you should be able to visit Windows Update to take the fix, enabling See also: Link Biohazard This is part of Windows Khurram Butt Impossible to work within a system without this exe , if you try to terminate the exe , the system there tell tale signs are the high cpu usage, and Dr.

Why is my CPU usage at 100% this is bothersome! Svchost.exe Its an MICROSOFT file, is not dangerous, If you end this process, it will shutdown your pc (because this process controls the other processes) svHOST.exe may be a virus. using 97% of CPU time.. I do a have question in my mind.

  • Jcw87 svchost.exe is a windows componenet.
  • You can find it as C:\ComboFix.txt.1.
  • I mean, why shouldn't I be able to kill off -any- process and prevent it from running?
  • This one also appeared in my Processes List in all caps, "SVCHOST.EXE" and was running under my User instead of System, Local, or Network Haden Uses 100% of CPU and blocks
  • December 19, 2009 Mallory This was so helpful!
  • no danger if you have a safe system serge Resource's waster !
  • Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 100 percent CPU usage caused by SVCHOST process, need help by pervaiz41 / April 17, 2009 1:00 PM PDT In reply to: 100
  • I can't figure out for the life of me which one of my legitimate programs is trying to access the Internet, if any.
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See also: Link Erik Congratulations Mygale on completely missing the point of this article. This grouping of services permits better control and easier debugging.Note: In other cases, svchost.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Looking at task manager I see that my computer is experiencing high CPU usage. The link to get the program is http://download.cnet.com/Quick-Startup/3000-2344_4-76051.html?tag=mncolFlorida Terry Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Vista forum 134 total posts (Page 1 of 5) 01 02 03 04

I tried doing the cmd prompt with Tasklist/svc but it didn't work. What I did not know before Technet's Russinovich was that ProcExp.exe & HowToGeek were so excellent! is there any way that i can know which ,exe has called which .exe or .dll. check here Very well explained and easy to understand.

March 11, 2008 tv great job. Yeah it's designed for more than what you'll probably need but I call that forward thinking. You are no doubt reading this article because you are wondering why on earth there are nearly a dozen processes running with the name svchost.exe. birdface 17:27 13 Dec 07 Click Ctrl+Alt+delete at the same time.It takes you into Taskmanager.Processes.Under CPU apart from System Idle process what other programs are using a high % of the

Thanks. https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/114093-infected-with-svchostexe-know-nothing/ But I do have a questions before I try all the above. i recommend using norton with all updates. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

svchost itself is not the problem, it's the virii, trojans, worms, etc. Does anyone know if this particular file is legitimate or illegitimate (meaning safe and normal or unsafe and abnornal) for my computer. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try identifying the related process by 7sinewave32 / April 24, 2009 1:25 PM PDT In reply to: Try identifying the related process > August 26, 2008 david I have a gateway mx3417.

January 25, 2008 Chandoo Thanks alot for this info, I have always wondered what svc processes are up to. @peter, thanks for the links… :) January 25, 2008 joshua This only click here Ogbournestandrew 12:52 14 Dec 07 Thanks again and well spotted. The majority of the people here say to leave svchost alone, so... More about the author Please see KB3050265 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3050265 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=6458 I have run it but haven't restarted yet to test.

Peter thanks for the link provided.. August 9, 2008 Prof This was a remarkably clear and concise description. February 27, 2008 Gouse Good stuff…… March 3, 2008 jen Thanks for the info!

It renamed itself in my windows temp folder every time I restarted the computer.

i've run mcafee, adaware, spybot, avg antivirus, and none of them fix this problem. You have to many programs running at once which in turn eats up CPU use.A simple way to remove them from the start up process is to use a freeware registry kikoku 7 times in my task manager, 4 times system (cca. 35M of memory), 2 times network (cca 7M of memory) and once local host (6M)... task mnger.

May 24, 2008 Dreams Clear and concise…great job The Geek! birdface 12:09 14 Dec 07 When nothing is running System Idle Process should be showing about 97% that means all the other programs are only using 3% which means 97% of one more thing, i am using win XP system and i had Macafee AV installed in it, couple days ago the AV start showing messages of Virus Scan Alert and the click site These processes uses alot of memory and it has it's reasons.It usally causes high percentage CPU and ends with a crash.

To help Bleeping Computer better assist you please perform the following steps: *************************************************** In order to continue receiving help at BleepingComputer.com, YOU MUST tell me if you still need help or If I kill the process suddenly other things stop working. Pc Advisor dont ever mess with it Krishna murthy it slowdown the sys Nitin Virus or system process. Why do we need 5 of them running simultaneously?

Reply Ian McLean August 10, 2011 at 12:17 pm wuauclt.exe clogging my machine is the last straw. svchost.exe 27.995Kb arrrg!!!!! Reply imad November 12, 2014 at 2:25 am THANK YOU BERY MUCH LEO,,,,, i have been looking for a solution for my CPU high usage with no results till i found Brian Clemens Worms like MS-Blaster target a bug in svhost.exe.

April 23, 2009 iMommy This was awesome -- thank you! January 28, 2008 Dimitarc and I have answer to that…..its called LINUX and it has penguin on the cover. Tasha I have 5 svchost.exe (System) runing on my processes, one of them are using 25000 K i dont know why, does somebody know? Dont worry.

Therefor I advise you to back-up all of your important files to a CD/DVD, external drive or flash drive.