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SVCHOST using up system resources


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#1 wino_lino

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 10:46 AM

Hi,

SVChost is using up 1.4GB of my 2GB of memory on my Toshiba Satellite Pro laptop. I have no idea which processes/services I can safely close down to free up some much needed RAM as my system runs at snail pace, regularly taking two minutes to delete recycle bin or open a window for example.
I ran a defrag but this took over 3 hours and seemed to hang.
Could you help?

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Posted 05 June 2012 - 11:18 AM

Take a look here to help you define what is utilizing all your RAM: How to determine what services are running under a SVCHOST.EXE process.

That way you can identify and zero in on the offending process/es and possibly stop them from starting until needed.

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