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 Reply to peeved99 noidea_77 a b à CPUs October 10, 2013 8:27:55 AM virus scan? Reply to noidea_77 junred56 October 10, 2013 8:31:29 AM I had the same problem with my laptop. Try scanning using malwarebytes. It's free. Reply to junred56 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. Reply to andrew732 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) Reply to c3h8 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources : Forumsvchost.exe loading CPU to 100% nightmare. ForumWindows 8 svchost.exe High CPU Forumsvchost.exe keep all the cpu Forumsvchost.exe cpu 100% ForumFireWire card causes 100% CPU usage in Svchost.exe ForumSVCHOST.exe consuming more and more CPU resources ForumSolvedm5a99x evo r2.0 CPU error with FX 8350. Tried everything I think! ForumSolvedMinecraft making my CPU usage go to 99%? ForumSolvedsvchost running at 99% of cpu ForumSolvedCPU-Z Reporting BCLK @ 99.98 after a fail 4670K @ 4.6 GHz OC attempt... ForumSolvedIntel i7 2600K is at 99° celcius and cpu usage is at 99% ForumSolvedi installed 8gb ram (2.99bg usable) and my processor is Intel i5-2500 CPU @ 3.3GHz, ang my video cars is Gforce 9500 GT. ForumSolvedAnother High CPU 99% Idle ForumSolvedM5A99X EVO R2.0 wibt post, Red cpu led on ForumSolvedCPU led red ASUS M5a99fx pro More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !