I use XP Home Edition. These groups are determined by the settings in the following Windows Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SVCHOST Under this key are a set of values that group various services together under one name. FlRoin tataru Move tasklist /SVC /FO TABLE /FI "IMAGENAME eq svchost.exe to tasklist /SVC /FO TABLE /FI "IMAGENAME eq svchost.exe" It will work then …. so just delete that particular big sized file.
First you need to download Process Explorer from the following site: Process Explorer Download the file and save it to your hard drive. thanks for "tasklist /SVC" May 4, 2009 UMEDmedia.com This was a huge help … Thanks, you explained it very well… umedmedia.com May 5, 2009 Schweppo so many people commented on this Peter thanks for the link provided.. Bob Its...Windows service host.
Is it because I'm running XP: Home? Another svchost.exe instance might run all the services related to the user interface, and so on. Open the Windows Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Esc or right-clicking the Taskbar at the base of the screen and choosing Task Manager. March 16, 2009 sarah arggghhh my cpu is at 100 i cant open internet explorer, windows updates, any files, copy and paste doesnt work, my background is missing, itunes is stuffed.
it is a virus,.. Needs to be reworked to include less CPU calling. andrei Super place for trojans Volod It slow the computer in a way you can't work, it corrupt exe files Tarek Critical System Process - LOL Jay Wad - you can Good Stuff May 11, 2009 Boogers Thanks Geek!
Thank u very much. 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. And for those who are…switch to an open source O/S and quit complaining; also, stop trying to force Microsoft to be what YOU think it should be. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/abnormally-high-cpu-usage-from-svchostexe-solved/eb38d25d-6bb2-47cd-80f2-5389c62337be?auth=1 http://www.jobs.co.in Chicago Geek Not much, for further information, visit, www.google.com or the link below See also: Link Vikkythegreat if tihs file not in windows/system32 then its dangerous vijay tiwari amazing.
I dont want to end one thats imprtant. October 15, 2009 Stud thank you very much :) i always like to know what programs are running behind the seens and i never knew that there are so many diferent I graduated from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. there tell tale signs are the high cpu usage, and Dr.
Could we have that in English please? We recommend using either Kaspersky or Bitdefender, as they consistently rank in the top of both the AV-Test and AV-Comparatives rankings, and we've used both products with good results. If the svchost.exe file is located in any folder other than C:\Windows\System32 then it's malware. Here's how to check: In Windows 8 and 8.1, open the Task Manager, click over to the Join Now What is "malware"?
This is the second time i got this bastad - last time - i had to completely reboot my pc! The original system file svchost.exe is located in C:\Windows\System32 folder. thanx May 28, 2008 BASSEM awesome article Godbless u :P June 5, 2008 yatin You guys r rocking. May 13, 2009 AB Thanks a ton.
- Open the Task Manager by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ESC and scroll down on the Processes tab to where it says Windows Processes.
- March 22, 2009 Mi Awesome explanation!!!
- it can be ok.
- Yes its a windows system tool and a damm microsoft spyware.
windows would time out often then warning screen would appear. Microsoft's Sysinternals Process Explorer also provides information about services running under svchost.exe processes when the user hovers the mouse over the svchost instance. This process can take up to 10 minutes. I want to reformat entire hard drive.
August 23, 2009 sanat Thank you very much for useful info! I tried to disable one of them since i was running a couple, and it shut down my computer... Enjoy :) T-roy Integral for windows of the NT versions to run billy bastad doesnt allow me to copy files.
Then, it notifies the SCM of all the services that it hosts. August 13, 2008 Bob How can I tell what services too end? InkBall Hold 'Em Mahjong Titans Minesweeper Purble Place Reversi Solitaire Spider Solitaire Tinker Apps ActiveMovie Anytime Upgrade Address Book Backup and Restore Cardfile CardSpace Contacts Desktop Gadgets Diagnostics DriveSpace DVD Maker but it got fixed when i updated windows update a couple of times...
RKill will now start working in the background, please be patient while this utiltiy looks for malicious process and tries to end them. Many, Many Thanks for this! NOT True. It does make copies of it self, however it only did this when I pushed my PC to the limits of memory and hosting.
Find the service in the list that you'd like to disable, and either double-click on it or right-click and choose Properties. I run XP Pro on an old AMD Athalon 800, with no probs. You helped me decide how to handle the warning from my Bit Defender. In the services window double click on the service you want to enable or disable, and you better know what your doing because you can make Windows un-bootable if you disable
When new hardware is installed in the computer, a user changes a settings such as their desktop background, or a new software is installed, ... May 17, 2009 Violet I have a problem starting up also (Windows XP) Get a few error messages and then it closes down! 1 message is svchost.exe - Application Error ‘The This could also be a stealth monitoring software that sits in the background and tracks all activities such as keyboard input (including websites visited, passwords etc.) This information can be sent thanks a mill October 24, 2009 joe you lost me at the top of this page with the instructions under the heading "Checking From the Command Line (Vista or XP Pro)"
We recommend that you run a FREE registry scan to identify and list harmful registry entries on your computer. At startup, Svchost.exe checks the services part of the registry to construct a list of services that it must load. To fix this, press the Windows key (Windows Key) on your keyboard, and while holding it down, also press the R key on your keyboard. May 24, 2008 Dreams Clear and concise…great job The Geek!
if you still have problems, get an expert to come to your house. kikoku 7 times in my task manager, 4 times system (cca. 35M of memory), 2 times network (cca 7M of memory) and once local host (6M)... I do not have a Services tab in the Task Manager. In the vast majority of cases there is a non-malicious explanation ...
lefty_whiz It causes your to computer to kind of crash since it is using 100% CPU Jonathan used 100% of CPU: 2 on system: McAfee got rid of the nasty second March 29, 2009 oops yeah really nice explanation on svchost… thnx to people who did effort for this April 6, 2009 AliAkbar Thanks alot for the excellent explanition of svhost.