Again, we are using the Diagnostic Policy Service as an example in the image. Make sure you back up your computer or create a restore point before performing this method in case you accidentally remove a program you need. Norton would not have been the same in 2008 as it is in 2011. In the image below, for example, you can see that one Service Host process runs several related network services, while another runs services related to remote procedure calls. Might take a few minutes.
Thus, you can solve the problem. It is capable of downloading all the latest drivers for you, such as the graphics or audio card drivers or network drivers for Windows 10. In Event Viewer window, expand Windows Log and then right click Applications to Clear Log. The computer should perform an automatic search. In Process Explorer you first need to configure the utility.
I will be running it with the problem svchost. If on Windows Vista system, you are unable to view the svchost. Always good to take another look. Hi, I mean reset the components. Open msconfig and disable the entries below. When convenient, confirm that svchost.
Paste the content in your next reply. Update Your Antivirus and Scan Your Computer One of the main reasons for a process to consume too much processing power is that your computer has a virus. For this reason, you usually have several Service Host processes running when you open your Task Manager. The next task is th to identify which in your list is the one causing your problem. At this point I've tried the following with no luck 1. Why Are There So Many Service Host Processes Running? This article is part of explaining various processes found in Task Manager, like , , , , , , and.
You will definitely get a clear idea regarding individual service. That being said I do occasionally install a program or two for testing but then remove them. Having a large amount of services running will imply having a certain number of instances of the svchost. I'm attaching the results of all the scans. In order to run multiple processes at the same time, the svchost. Is this specific to some updates or all? There are some issues with high utilization. If it is the case, the Svchost.
Microsoft Windows has many integral services that require the Service Host app to run them. You can also stop the service by opening the Services Management Console from the Control Panel. Why there are so many Svchost. Though this is not really a big deal for what I am using the system for, I would like to have it resolved for when I am able to get some upgrades to expand it's functionality. Since all antivirus software is different, it is difficult to post exact instructions for doing this. When you do a clean boot, it reboots the computer with only the necessary Microsoft apps running. Run the command to enforce client to Automatic Update.
Follow the prompts as it installs. Disable all the Services which are Responsible for svchost. The abbreviation for Windows Update is wuauserv. Note: this is one of several services running under this one instance of svchost. Also take a look at: Fix Microsoft Windows Update Issues: Best Regards, Tao Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. Solution 7: Scan for Viruses or Malware For most Windows users, installing a third-party antivirus software to detect viruses is a common sense. Process Explorer could have helped identify that further.
I had to resort to services. Notwithstanding it is not a good idea to replace Task Manager with Process Explorer. For most cases, the Svchost. After emptying Windows Update folder, you would better check in task manager whether there are still many Svchost. You can learn how to create a system restore point.
All the services which are responsible for each process will be mentioned there in a short cryptic form. I have included the handles associated with this instance of the process. In Windows If you are experiencing the Service Host using too much processing power, read on to find the answer to your questions and resolve the issue. Being linked into Microsoft Update instead of Windows Update 3. Hi savy2020, We could manually to repair windows update service to see if the corrupted components file caused this issue. Update - this is a Windows 10 issue.
Save the file as gmer. A member is wanting to rule out Malware, though I think it was caused from a Windows Update. Because of this, you should first update any drivers for graphics, video, and the processor. Step 7 The services window will open. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. About 30secs to 1 minute after booting into Windows the computer starts lagging heavily. The error we are after is most likely to be in the 'Application' log.