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svchost.exe and his services


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#1 ioncalculator

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 06:06 AM

Hello.Im new here.

I recently installed Windows7, i had XP before...

I had a lot of problems with svchost.exe, one time it reached 2 million.After i disabled the updates, it is now only at 100K

But it is still too much...this is one of the svchost.exe-s...i dont know what services should i stop and what services to let them be

i know how to stop them, but i really dont know if i will harm my pc i disable them.

can you please tell me what services from this screenshot should i disable ?

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anyway sorry for my english and for lack of knowledge



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#2 hamluis

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 07:09 AM

Best advice I can give...is, if your system is working to your satisfaction, please leave svchost and other processes alone.

 

What is svchost.exe And Why Is It Running the How-To Geek - http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/what-is-svchostexe-and-why-is-it-running/

 

How to determine what services are running under a SVCHOST.EXE process - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial129.html

 

100 MB of RAM are nothing, IMO.  Your installed AV, antimalware programs, and your browsers will typically use more RAM.  Until you determine if you have a problem with a svchost process using 100 and what is running under a given svchost process...I believe it's premature to consider such a problem.  If my system gives me no signs of an existing problem, I would not assume that there is one.

 

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Posted 27 August 2016 - 09:48 AM

- One process "Svchost.exe" using say 100 up to say 160 MB is quite normal. There should be 12 such processes running on a Win 7 system.

- Run the "Svchost Lookup tool". It reveals which Svchost process controls which Services. (It's from the author of the "Tweaking Windows Repair" tool).

http://www.tweaking.com/content/page/tweaking_com_svchost_exe_lookup_tool.html

 

- I wouldn't recommend to disable ANY Service at this moment. I think there's another problem. Because it sounds like you got the "Windows Update" problem that's plagueing A LOT OF Windows (Vista & Win 7) users. Enable the Windows Update Service and then try if these instructions help:

http://www.tweaking.com/forums/index.php/topic,4799.0.html






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