Once the black screen disappears, Click Start > Run, choose the Browse button and find the WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe file you saved before, press Open, then OK. Be carefull at removing it. A Clean XP OS has 5 or 6 SXCHOST.EXE processes at first boot. any I have not updated to sp3 yet. have a peek at these guys
Installed the cumulative update on the new one and rebooted. I recommend that the registry editor is used to search for references to any other instances of this file, and those references deleted. It can run anything, including viruses. July 1, 2009 Kim how do you recognize a virus that uses an svchost.exe as a front from a real windows process?
So, I have no idea why it should sop up so much CPU time. If kill an instance that is running a critical service, you'll probably have to shutdown your computer. HELP! Thanks for the time and research.
I would not reccomend that you try to end this process as you will cause a mandotory shutdown of windows. October 21, 2008 jd2066 @CaptRon: That is not normal. Reply Draino says: September 14, 2007 at 3:29 am I have found that either sometimes a computer has to stay on overnight before it will complete the scanning process. Cpu Usage 100 Percent Windows Xp Sp3 Fix they are good like that!
Lo-and-behold svchost.exe was at 100% again. If you got problem, run win in safe mode, then delete. It does not come on again. https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/2743187 Even though the problem started when I put in my video card (which usually would indicate the problem is the video card) I really don't think it is.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - svchost by sian4fro / April 17, 2009 12:12 PM PDT In reply to: 100 percent CPU usage caused by SVCHOST process, need help Windows Xp Svchost.exe 99 Cpu I did try them anyway in order to prove their ineffectiveness. July 21, 2008 Jalajel Wow, that's lots of super helpful info, thanks a lot :D July 21, 2008 Hammad i always wondered what are those processes and today i know what Running XP Pro with SP2.
Until the issue is resolved, Norton recommends either removing Outlook Connect or Nortons Add On Pack. And even then, when I tried to update manually the svchost.exe problem started again and the updates wouldn't finish. Svchost Using 100 Cpu Windows 7 August 26, 2008 david I have a gateway mx3417. Cpu Usage 100 Percent Windows Xp Fix you will usually have as many as 5 running at the same time-this is normal.
February 5, 2008 Darrell To Dave: tasklist /svc works only with XP pro……. More about the author Thanks, Melanie Alden says June 5, 2007 at 4:12 am I see it all the time… I usually just disable the msconfig startup options and I find that helps some. it's dangerious!!! i simply go to C:/windows dir and delete svchost.exe 35.5kb. Svchost.exe Application Error Windows Xp
I had been killing off one of these that was hogging the CPU -- and feeling that I was "living dangerously". They do not know a damned shit more than you, but they have fun , for sure! andrew these file can be deny access to internet. check my blog I have tested all the services one at a time to see what was causing the problem, and the computer froze when I activated the "Windows Management Instrumentation" and the "Windows
But then i had 2 svchost.exe running under my user name which is audi, i knew this was something else because its under my user name and not under the system's Ms Msrt Any way if you it is somewhere else except /system32 delete it. Leave it alone!
i'm going to take time out to really look at your website - and I've just placed it in my hall of fame bookmarks! :) February 24, 2009 ssonby Lovely Explanation. If you terminate your SVCHOST, you've basically shot your computer in the foot. Reply Kyle says: August 14, 2015 at 9:21 am This seems to have fixed it for me. Kb2870699 Thanks for directing me to HP all.
I hope your in a good health and wish you a happy day =). I suspect the CPU usage thing may be more a software than malware problem--potential XP service pack 2 glitches. August 27, 2008 William Snow Liam, Go to http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/what-is-svchostexe-and-why-is-it-running/ and read the whole section and then download "Process Explorer". news Not a problem with CPU usage, highest is 7.938k Mistah If it needs all your CPU usage, then go into the Taskmanager, right click it and end it.
I get alerts to let SvcHost.exe connect to the Internet, but the start port address is 0.0.0.0.0.0., which concerns me. That may have fixed the solution as well. It renamed itself in my windows temp folder every time I restarted the computer. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
I downloaded them from the hp website. rosana Part of the windows system, but called by MANY viruses/worms. Todd it.... The process in itself is harmless, but it can be used for harmful purposes.
To fix the problem, install the official microsoft fix that closes the loophole. RichardC says May 5, 2008 at 6:13 am Thanks for both Bryce and then #33 as I needed to do both to fix this problem, and at last I have a Bruno It sucks my cpu 100% but srangely i can still write this, anyway i hate that it is so easy to take advantage of and I am having a real also i cant get hte tasklist/svc thing to run.
People at work should be especially careful, I got it after my coworker (who's profile was infected) logged onto my computer. I just wiped my hard drive did a full OS reinstall and non of the other problems have shown up except for the hp thing. The IE version is a link that will take you to the download page. Big mistake.
I'm often mystified by the things I see in the Task Manager -- including the ever-present svchost entries.