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High Disk Write Usage by: Host Process for Windows Services


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#1 Hal06

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 06:10 AM

My computer has been running slowly lately. I've been getting lots of spinning blue circles, greying out of the screen, freezes, and this message appears: "High Disk Write Usage by: Host Process for Windows Services."

What could be causing all of this?

I use Norton and Carbonite? Could they be causing it?

Does the computer need some sort of maintenance?

Thanks.

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 09:06 PM

This message from Norton.

Do you have malware symptoms?

Download

Process explorer

Extract and launch it

Right click on SVCHOST.EXE that has high cpu usage and click on services tab

Post the list of services here

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 07:21 AM

Thanks for the help, narenxp. I ran Process explorer. No svchost.exe is using cpu. System Idle and Carbonite use the most cpu. Carbonite services were carbonite.

The svchost.exe list kept bumping around but none were using cpu. The one listed first used the following services:

Windows Audio Endpoint Builder
Ready Boost
Human interface device access
Network connections
Program compatability assistant service
Superfetch
Tablet PC Input
Distributed link tracking chart
Desktop windows manager session manager
Diagnostic system host
WLAN auto config
Portable Device enumerator service
Windows driver foundation - user mode driver framwork


Does any of this make sense?

Thanks again.

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 07:28 AM

I ran Process explorer. No svchost.exe is using cpu. System Idle and Carbonite use the most cpu. Carbonite services were carbonite.


This makes more sense.

I use Norton and Carbonite? Could they be causing it?


Now you know which one is causing it.Disable carbonite temporarily and see if error message stops.

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 08:28 AM

Thanks. will do.




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