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How to remove taskhost exe

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March 24, 2010 9:10:10 PM

The taskhost.exe is using 100% of the CPU power and when it's process is ended from the Task Manager nothing bad happens, the PC is still running fine. What triggers this supposedly legit file/process and leaves it behind exhausting the PC resources for nothing? Any ideas?

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a b $ Windows 7
March 24, 2010 11:22:52 PM

Take a look at this:
http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7perf...

I believe it will solve your problem.
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March 25, 2010 12:47:01 AM

Thanks a lot for the hint.
For those who are still struggling with this issue here are instructions for a remedy:
Go to the Task Scheduler (may be found under Administrative Tools from the Programs Menu)
Find the entry Task Scheduler Library/Microsoft/Windows/RAC and delete the task in the right pane.
In my case it was repeatedly triggered every hour and kept my CPU at 100%.
This will not actually remove the taskhost.exe but it will eliminate unnecessary Reliability Analysis Task process which is keeping the CPU at maximum rate.
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January 27, 2012 6:05:45 PM

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January 27, 2012 6:05:48 PM

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