svchost.exe

  JLPCORR2 11:38 11 Apr 07
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I have the file svchost.exe taking up 99% of cpu usage a lot of the time. It uses up to 1001,224k. This is a windows file and not spyware.
I have 1Gb of memory on a celeron M chip.
Can I do anything about this, or is it that the celeron is just useless?

  EARLR 11:44 11 Apr 07

look it up there are explanations and fixes available
good luck

  provider 2 11:45 11 Apr 07

Some information: click here

  anskyber 11:47 11 Apr 07

First of all it does not help if you run two threads on the same issue. It will help others if you tick one as resolved.

svchost.exe does exist in various forms in the Windows environment. click here but it can still be malicious under the same name. Do you use zonealarm?

  anskyber 11:49 11 Apr 07

provider 2 's link is particularly helpful.

  pj123 12:56 11 Apr 07

Do not confuse svchost, with scvhost, which has two letters transposed. They are not the same thing. The presence of scvhost may indicate a virus.

  JLPCORR2 15:12 13 Apr 07

I am using zone Alarm Antispyware 7, AVG and Spysweeper. I do not use the windows firewall.

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