Solved svchost.exe 99% CPU Tags: Memory Usage Windows XP Svchost.Exe CPUs Last response: October 10, 2013 1:14 PM in Windows XP Share peeved99 October 10, 2013 8:18:09 AM svchost.exe is at 97-99% constantly and after re-starting it is at 100 000K of memory usage after 10 minutes. It has been high in the past , but closing and re-starting solved the problem.... not this time ? More about : svchost exe cpu noidea_77 a b à CPUs October 10, 2013 8:27:55 AM virus scan? m 0 l junred56 October 10, 2013 8:31:29 AM I had the same problem with my laptop. Try scanning using malwarebytes. It's free. m 0 l Related resources Svchost.exe using 99% CPU, help! - Forum 80-90% cpu usage and 99% gpu usage svchost.exe - Forum Windows 7 svchost.exe "clone" using 100% CPU - Forum Svchost.exe using high memory usuage/cpu - Forum svchost.exe using 100% cpu! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer andrew732 October 10, 2013 11:35:33 AM I believe this is a widespread problem caused by a recent Windows update. From what I have seen, the latest updates have fixed the problem though. m 0 l Best solution c3h8 October 10, 2013 1:14:00 PM Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware Scans are encourage. (I like Microsoft Security Essentials, Spybot 2) Also download ProcessExplorer (from Sysinternals) and be more specific. svchost.exe (Service Host) is a process that can encompass any and all background service activity. Always update your computer. (Windows Update) Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources svchost.exe loading CPU to 100% nightmare. Forum Windows 8 svchost.exe High CPU Forum SolvedAsus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 Red CPU Light Always On | PC Won't Start Forum svchost.exe keep all the cpu Forum svchost.exe cpu 100% Forum FireWire card causes 100% CPU usage in Svchost.exe Forum Solvednew ASUS M5A99FX, CPU indicator light on/no boot up Forum SVCHOST.exe consuming more and more CPU resources Forum SolvedCPU and motherboard problem (FX 6300-Six core and M5A99FX Pro R2.0) Forum SolvedASUS M5A99FX Testing with CPU, GPU, RAM Forum SolvedCPU FAN error , Corsair H55, Asus M5a99 MOBO Forum Solvedsetup raid 0 with 2 crucial 240GB ssd m500 on a asus m5a99fx pro r2.0 with amd 8320 cpu Forum SolvedAsus M5A99X EVO R2.0 Red CPU/Mem LED Forum SolvedAsus M5A99FX CPU_LED goes red Forum SolvedDELL Intel(R)Pentium(R)4 CPU 3.00GHz 2.99GHz Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !