Reply Hotrod Houlihan Jun 22, 2016 @ 16:30:01 After a fresh install of “Windows 7 Pro for Refurb PCs” I purchased off of Amazon, my computer experienced high CPU usage and Turns out my issue was the Windows Update problem on Windows 7. I still have the Windows Update Service disabled or I get 50% CPU usage on svchost. I just used the first part and identified the services involved. http://blackplanetsupport.com/high-cpu/svchost-exe-50-cpu-usage.html
If it works for you, set it to manual. My computer is now downloading updates smoothly after 3 days of tinkering and getting nowhere. You may need to scroll down to it, but the left-hand column will show the name of the process. by matplin / April 26, 2009 11:49 PM PDT In reply to: here's the solution I wonder why I did not check it before, while bothered every time by the CPU
Reply Christie C Jul 19, 2016 @ 07:29:31 Thank you- it was wuauserv that was hogging my cpu, down from 50% to 3% now- yay! Surely, using computers was never meant to be this hard! oops :p All windows updates completed and no CPU being used up by svchost.exe anymore! At the bottom there is a line : "Limit CPU usage during scan to:_____" I changed my setting from 50% to 20%.
I'll be donating an unfortunately small amount. More complex is that you'll sometimes see multiple SvcHost.exe's in your TaskManager. It was necessary to disable the service while in Safe Mode. Svchost High Cpu Windows 10 Reply NelsonN Apr 20, 2016 @ 16:55:13 You bet, since windows 10 released this issue appeared.
Lastly I pressed the 'check for updates' button in windows update then after about ten minutes all the updates loaded with no issues. Svchost High Memory Usage Windows 7 I have been running Windows Update for the past 20 minutes with the bar showing that it keeps searching but nothing comes back. Arrows: use copy command.... I was completely out of ideas for trying to fix this problem.
Good info! Svchost Virus It took approximately 1.5 hours of cpu from 1/4 of an i5-750 beforewuauserv finally stopped consuming CPU. Reply Alireza Nov 03, 2015 @ 18:59:11 Hi and thanks a lot for this guidance. My working hypothesis is that there is a temporary problem with Windows Update for Windows 7.
Don't forget to reset Windows Update properties to "Automatic Updates" before you restart if you changed them previously. Simultaneously press Windows key + R to open run command box. 2. Svchost.exe (netsvcs) High Cpu find windows update in the list 3. Wuauserv High Cpu Reply wall46 Dec 08, 2015 @ 11:45:45 Nothing worked for svchost high CPU usage, except tip #5 completely solved it.
Reply Alireza Jan 04, 2016 @ 22:17:55 Thank you for info. check my blog Jesse: Completely stock 6P here, never rooted, never modified, and I get the error when... Disabling the Windows Update did the trick, and I remember now that I turned the auto update on last week :(. Reply Serdar Artuc Dec 07, 2015 @ 22:35:43 Hi! Svchost High Cpu Windows Update
If so then doesn't this mean that it will simply happen again next time it starts its search? Reply Christopher Wuttke Nov 02, 2016 @ 01:46:42 My Laptop was driving me crazy. Wow. this content 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.
Stop Windows Update Service 2. Svchost.exe Cpu I love to address tech issues, and write tech how-to's in a way that it can be followed by everyone. Thanks for all your work on this, much appreciated!
thank you! Thanks ! If you use Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 you can perform also a system refresh. Aelookupsvc Thanks.
While this is not something that will hinder everyday operations, keeping your computer and all of its devices and drivers up to date is most certainly important. We like to know! It seems to have worked (along with the other stuff you mention first). http://blackplanetsupport.com/high-cpu/100-cpu-usage-windows-7-svchost.html 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
Then I renamed C:\windows\SoftwareDistribution and the issue is gone. Reply mosw Apr 22, 2016 @ 02:04:32 Tried all the items on your list and a few other ideas from elsewhere without success.