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Netsvcs Memory Hog

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#16 Nightsbridge

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Posted 21 March 2014 - 02:48 AM

Sorry that this took so much time; usually when the issue surfaced my computer chugged to a point where I could no longer use the program and elected to restart instead. This is a snapshot I took when the memory hog was really, really bad. I hope it helps.


Apologies again, I seem to have misunderstood the instructions given to me. I saved a snapshot where I should have published it, and I cannot attach a snapshot to this post. I will try to publish it next time, if I am able.

Edited by Nightsbridge, 21 March 2014 - 02:52 AM.

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Posted 21 March 2014 - 11:29 AM

No problem, I'll be around.

Edited by hamluis, 17 November 2014 - 09:48 AM.
Typo corrected.

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Posted 20 May 2015 - 01:44 AM

Just in case anyone else runs into this post, this is a known issue and Microsoft has a hotfix available for download; it can be easily requested by just entering in your email address once you click on "request hotfix" here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2889748

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Posted 17 September 2015 - 10:03 AM

svchost.exe high memory usage mostly caused by the Windows update service wuauserv and Windows driver foundation wudfsvc. By terminating or killing the wuauserv or wudfsvc, will helps your system resources back.  
If you still experience the svchost.exe high memory and CPU usage in your Windows 7 system, this article helps you

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