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If svchost.exe is located in the "C:\Program Files\Common Files" folder, the security rating is 70% dangerous. Followed through solution Nos 1 to 3 of your post but the problem re-occured upon system restart. Other processes auditpol.exe admonitor.exe securusn.exe svchost.exe jp2ssv.dll ssv.dll grooveshellextensions.dll wmiprvse.exe ctfmon.exe windowslivelogin.dll wltrysvc.exe [all] © file.net 15 years of experience MicrosoftPartner TermsPrivacy If we look at the Registry key for this service we see that it's ServiceDLL is %SystemRoot%\system32\trkwks.dll. have a peek here

Solution 2. Hats off to you. I think this has some to do with the problems MS has with anti-trust laws in other countries but we just let them do what they want here in the land Reply lakonst Oct 27, 2015 @ 08:05:18 @Blaine: Download and run the "System Update Readiness tool" (Step 5) Reply Eric Nov 22, 2015 @ 01:00:04 Disable the "Windows Update" service.

October 12, 2008 pos Wait till I tell all my friends about this. What a scam outfit, I totally agree with [email protected]… saying Microsoft could be attempting to force people to Windows 10. Reply Mladen Jan 19, 2016 @ 08:53:54 yesss !! You already have it in the support folder on your Windows 2000 disc.

I do have Windows XP PRO. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Note - this is not the legitimate svchost.exe process which should NOT appear in Msconfig/Startup! "Network Service" definitely not required. October 1, 2009 Xanthia Great article!

netsvcs). Now cpu %1 memory 1gb Reply Ken Dec 09, 2016 @ 18:37:09 This was a great help! Our malware removal guides may appear overwhelming due to the amount of the steps and numerous programs that are being used. Is this normal?!!

Click on "Apply" and "OK" to save these settings. This can be confusing, so let's use an example. If you double-click on one the service names, you'll see their cryptic name also, so that's how you can match them up. Really very useful.

Reply lakonst Dec 19, 2016 @ 17:28:00 @qwertyuiop: Try to disable the Windows Update service and see if the problem persists. http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/how-to-fix-svchostexe-errors-and-problems-with-high-cpu-usage/ The nice thing about process explorer is that it gets you the friendly name for each process instead of the short name. In Windows 8, the Task Manager interface was streamlined so that each svchost entry can be expanded by a single click to a sub-list of services running inside it. July 19, 2008 paramveer singh thumbs up!!

Also if Username of "svchost.exe" service entry is other than "System", "Local Service" and "Network Service", then its a virus. The Windows Update dialogue box shows 226 important updates are available and ready to be installed. Cheers, Jon January 24, 2008 whs This is very useful and helpful. Reply Ebi Sep 15, 2016 @ 11:11:36 Thank you for your good stuff!

Note - this is not the legitimate svchost.exe process which should NOT appear in Msconfig/Startup! "Task Monitoring Service" definitely not required. keep it up. November 17, 2008 Mahesh Excellent article. http://mseedsoft.com/general/svchost-fake.html I want to reformat entire hard drive.

Keep it up! This pulled me out of a big jam. i have some cleaning to do :( October 19, 2009 thermistor have your heard about trojan that can infect svchost.exe?

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this makes me want it. Eventually it came back with this message: "Windows could not search for updates. Added by the CONE.C WORM! Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization.

Whether that had just happened or whether it was installed all along, I don't know, so I followed the next steps and restarted and checked for updates - again, this seemed I've been having things running in the background and I wondered what they were. This below link: http://support2.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2889748&kbln=en-us Reply ResonatingMakon Nov 10, 2015 @ 23:33:33 thx dude helped a lot 8) Reply Swich Nov 20, 2015 @ 23:06:36 I've finally solved simply deleting SoftwareDistribution folder. Tried all of these solutions and none work.

My task manager doesn't seem to have one. Fixing SVCHOST High CPU Usage Now that you have figured out exactly which process is eating up all of your CPU, we can address how to fix it. I understand a lot of users are mad and misguided about the way Microsoft develops software but let's face it…you all want it. May 15, 2009 sundeep Thanx a lot for educating on a essential matter what every PC user must know.I am looking for this much clarity from 4 years feeling unrest.

When Zemana AntiMalware has finished it will display a list of all the malware that the program found. Reply Albert IJspeert Sep 10, 2016 @ 17:52:15 A great explanation, it was the Windows Update, many thanks! It seems to have worked (along with the other stuff you mention first). Great stuff!

My comment: Is any of the above correct? That was really HELPFULL. Reply Paul Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:40:34 Thank you!