dllhost..slowing computer ??

  buckeye 09:37 13 May 07
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Running XP Pro..SP2..CPU performance continually at 100%..dllhost.exe always running at 97-98% slowing me down a bit..anyone any ideas ??

  birdface 09:40 13 May 07

click here Googled.

  birdface 10:05 13 May 07

click here it all looks a bit complicated for me,

  birdface 11:03 15 May 07

Any luck with it yet.

  buckeye 11:52 15 May 07

Just got round to it about 20 mins ago....all work no play etc etc.....what i have done (now i've got my taskmanager back)was I clicked on dllhost.exe in taskmanager and 'ended process' now operating at full speed..although when you shutdown/restart computer it comes back again...repeat process.it hasn't had any affect at all on my machine..seems to be working a-o.k. Like yourself i found the link a mite confusing.

  keef66 12:53 15 May 07

The Microsoft link says it applies to Win 2000; you're running XP.

Can you search for dllhost.exe and tell me how many you find and where they are?

  keef66 14:31 15 May 07

or possibly dllhost*

(I couldn't find dllhost.exe on my pc at all)

  bof:) 14:40 15 May 07

Is this any help?

click here

Mike

  bof:) 14:41 15 May 07

just type dllhost.exe into the search box

  bof:) 15:18 15 May 07

ps the file is on my PC in C:\WINDOWS\system32. Size 5kb

Mike

  buckeye 22:51 15 May 07

3 files total.

dllhost C:\Documents and settings\allusers\startmenu\programs\startup
408 kb application

DLLHOST.EXE 2E73DF4E.pf 27kb pf file

dllhost C:\Windows\Service pack files|i386 5kb application

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