DougCuk said: There is a bug MS are currently trying to fix - which causes Windows Update and Automatic Updates under XP to get stuck searching for updates. If it is something like a confused process, kill it by highlighting it and pressing Delete. (may have to run processexplorer by right-clicking on the icon and running as administrator) Warning: I do have a older computer (8-9 years old) but I don't believe it's age is the reason why the CPU is spiking all of a sudden. Read More , where you can ask users for advice about how to deal with your particular situation. have a peek at this web-site
Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Please help me.. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. It just repeats this with no veriation.
Even Windows auto updates can cause this problem, while it is downloading the patches. Even though it's a pretty easy fix. Already have an account? Somehow I don't think you are willing do that. :-) In Task Manager check what services and tasks that are running are associated with Google.
It sounds like your machine may be doing its normal indexing, but to find out which process is actually running inside the instance of svchost, right-click on the toolbar and select On my company's Microsoft IIS server, a process called brad32.exe is running constantly at 100 percent CPU utilization. However, I later did start to observe the issue on client machines that were not brand-new Windows XP installs. Disable Automatic Updates Windows Xp 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
Using the site is easy and fun. How To Reduce Cpu Usage In Windows Xp But I haven't yet tried to uninstall it and won't until I'm sure Norton's to blame and/or I find a good cheap anti-virus substitute. It did wonders on Wordstar ! https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/514140/svchostexe-using-100-cpu/ After some fiddling around and killing the process tree, I have come to the conclusion that this problem is some how related to Updates/Automatic Updates.
That’s annoying, especially if you’re not actually doing anything. Kb2870699 flip it share it tweet it Related · Hot right now · Latest news Microsoft Rolls Out Performance Improvements for Windows 7 Download All November 2013 Windows Security Updates Windows Update Jul 6, 2011 #18 RockRamshaft TS Rookie I have spent weeks trying to resolve the same problem. solved 100% disk usage on old HDD after replacing the motherboard and CPU solved [Gaming] CPU usage spikes to 100% and FPS drops incredibly low..?
Disabling Windows Update completely is yet another solution, but as everyone says, this isn’t quite the best thing to do if you care about your security while being connected to the http://windowsitpro.com/systems-management/why-does-my-windows-xp-machines-cpu-usage-climb-100-percent-when-i-right-click-fi Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - here's the link by chazzsubscribe / April 17, 2009 3:21 PM PDT In reply to: here's the solution http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx Flag Permalink This was Cpu Usage 100 Percent Windows Xp Sp3 Fix I wouldn't go straight to reinstall of the OS without at least looking around a little. Svchost.exe High Cpu Usage Windows Xp Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - svchost and Norton anti virus by chrisglewis / April 24, 2009 12:16 PM PDT In reply to: svchost problem happens with XP also
RemoveVirus 222,509 views 2:33 How to fix your slow Windows XP - Duration: 7:25. http://twaproductions.com/cpu-usage/dos-cpu-usage.html If that fails, read our malware removal guide; the tips there can help you exorcise whatever has possessed your PC. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. should I clean install again, let all SP2 updates complete, then update to SP3? Windows Xp Svchost 100 Cpu
My system does not fail and nothing seems off when I kill the process. Svchost Cpu Usage Windows Themes Are Coming to the Windows Store: How to Get Them Now! Feb 9, 2012 Hello!
Reply warlord March 3, 2014 at 2:27 pm Most of the time, high CPU usage means you have too many chrome/firefox browser extensions; I use many of those. Reply Mario March 21, 2016 at 12:28 am Also for me. More likely, however, is an unintended problem with an honest program. Kb 2879017 Reply Jenny July 21, 2014 at 1:06 pm Thank you very much for all the information you provided here!!
I had to manually download it from the Microsoft site.Yes, your 'silver haired' machine is going to take a while to chew through that.. Worth a try before spending weeks trawling the internet for a solution. Topic Starter Posts: 6,000 +15 Also, use a nifty program like Mike lin's startup editor: http://www.techspot.com/downloads/6203-startup-control-panel.html stops programs from autoloading that you don't want to waste CPU cycles. have a peek here JSI Tip 6693.
One innocent SVCHOST could be your modem. Click OK to close all dialog boxes. Then, if the customer waits long enough for the updates to appear, and clicks to install them, the XP machine goes racing away again for five or 10 or more minutes, But computer is running fine and **SVCHOSTE.EXE IS NO LONGER USING 100%****I did not see update KB2898785, I do however see update KB2898715.
You have to manually download and apply the patch for your version of IE.Will Microsoft go in and fix wuauclt.exe -- or, better, fix whatever is broken in its back-end processing Search Google for "malwarebytes free" and get it. by AHMADHAIDER / April 26, 2009 1:09 PM PDT In reply to: here's the solution Thanx again, for your solution, it worked much better for me.Now my computer has become more This will show you everything including the processes running under svchost. @tipstir: That looks like a good program.
please, I have no need to fuss with you -- it's all depends on what you want to do. better computer with more processing? Will my laptop download all IE& Patches then? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - do a full reinstall of Vista by boblasher / April 25, 2009 12:53 PM PDT In reply to: Trojan or Virus problem like
Sign in to make your opinion count. I am asking because i tried to install the patch for IE6 as well but my operating system refused to do this.. Join the community here.