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To prevent the Automatic Update service from starting again, right click on My Computer and click on Manage. When I access it with IE, it jumps up to 90%, but after about 30 sec, it settles down at about 30% (almost all taken by IE). Sat down this afternoon to install hardware drivers, SP3, IE8, antivirus and when I got to the point of downloading and installing critical updates it slowed to a crawl again. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion this content

Back to top #8 j_bins j_bins Topic Starter Members 86 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:England Local time:02:41 AM Posted 16 November 2013 - 11:41 AM @DougCuk - Thanks Everything is now You'll often find  several copies of svchost running. Oh, the wasted hours! I figured out that I can stop the Automatic Updates service and everything seemed to calm down. http://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?235021-RESOLVED-Internet-Explorer-100-cpu-usage

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So, determine which service or program runs under the svchost.exe process and is hogging your system's CPU and memory resources and then proceed to disable or totally uninstall that program (or I will let this puppy run for a few days and monitor the CPU usage and CPU temperatures. My Home Page Reply With Quote November 18th, 2008,01:46 AM #11 usil View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual PC Specialist!!! Expand Services and Applications, and then underneath that click on Services.

Let me hunt around and see if I can find it. Really appreciate your research - I was pretty stymied by this until I found your posting Reply wall46 Dec 19, 2015 @ 18:29:59 Forgive my bad English. Even after formatting, IE 6 and/or 7 gets very high CPU usage, often 100%. Kb927891 Win 7 is fine.

Go to the task manager and click processes and then down on the bar "show processes for all users", then right-click svchost exe and select "go to service", which simply directs Cpu Usage 100 Percent Windows Xp Sp3 Fix Run the command to enforce client to Automatic Update. Likely we have been experiencing this issue for a long time and simply chalked it up to Windows Updates being slow in general. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/514140/svchostexe-using-100-cpu/ If stopping the Automatic Update service, the high CPU issue disappears.

You can use the following method to verify whether it is AU caused SVCHOST high CPU.

Restart your computer and check for updates again. Windows Xp Svchost 100 Cpu Back to top #10 petewills petewills Members 1,371 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Birmingham, UK Local time:02:41 AM Posted 17 November 2013 - 10:08 AM Nice one, Doug. I'd appreciate some expert help. It remains an important part of keeping your system safe and up to date.

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Reply engineerguy Aug 11, 2016 @ 00:44:41 OH, and before that, I went through the processes tied to svchost, and the first one I stopped was wuauserv. see this here No personal information. Cpu Usage 100 Percent Windows Xp Fix I lost the ability to windows update which is a big worry. Svchost.exe High Cpu Usage Windows Xp That's the most consistent guide I've -luckily- found on the web, Hands down..

I've done this on a x86 2003 server successfully tonight. http://laptopdeathmatch.com/windows-xp/resolved-can-you-only-install-xp-pro-upgrade-once.php I did not have to reboot my server after I applied the cumulative update but, of course, I had to reboot after applying the rest of the updates. The problem was quickly diagnosed as a Windows Update issue. Reply Glenn says: November 29, 2013 at 1:39 am I have been a customer of Microsoft since the first version of Windows came out 28 years ago. How To Reduce Cpu Usage In Windows Xp

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Click Extract in the next window that opens. Another HP laptop had gone very smoothly including transferring files, etc. have a peek at these guys In run command box, type: eventvwr and press Enter. 3.

make startup type: disabled and click the below stop button 5. Cumulative+security+update+for+internet+explorer Ask a new question Read More Windows XP Clean Install CPUs Related Resources solved AC Unity CPU usage 100% solved CPU replacement needed? Register Help Remember Me?

My computer was using 25% of its CPU from this thing and found that the Windows Update service (wuauserv) was the main cause of it!

WISH YOU TO CONTINUE THE SERVICE!!! Processor it's around 0-10%. What will happen if i do this? Kb2870699 Reply Dak77 June 14, 2015 at 10:47 am And the fix only came out this month, it may not have been a "few years late".

I downloaded the update for XP SP3 IE8, but I get the following errors when trying to run it: "The system cannot find the file specified." Then, "Installation did not complete." I knew it was the solution as the services and cpu load were going back and forth between 'trusted installation' and 'network services'. I am not sure what I should paste up here. (sorry if I sound a bit dim on this) Is it the whole Shell Extension list (272 items?). check my blog Reply morteza Jan 14, 2016 @ 22:10:54 thanks very much excellent Reply Chales Jan 26, 2016 @ 23:17:01 This is by far the best computer help site I have ever seen.

The KB947821 and KB3102810 patches would not load when I reached those steps. If your CPU usage then drops to more normal levels, you've identified the problem. That's why I recommend making certain you regularly visit Windows Update and take the latest fixes to keep your system up to date, not only for this issue but for any other issues