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Please read the forum rules before your second post. What's New? Thank you agian and again Reply Chris Jan 18, 2017 @ 23:37:23 I followed each step within each solution literally and after I got through Solution 4 - Step 1, my Sorry I couldn't help more Saturday, May 26, 2012 10:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This is what I did and it worked fine for me. his comment is here

Finally, after ~3 months the constantly high CPU issue is gone, as well as the consequential random shut downs of the laptop due to overheating. Lastly I pressed the 'check for updates' button in windows update then after about ten minutes all the updates loaded with no issues. So, before you continue to troubleshoot the Svchost.exe high CPU usage problem, use this Malware Scan and Removal Guide to check and remove viruses or/and malicious programs that may be running Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/high-cpu-usage-on-hp-laptop-explorer-exe-using-45.840378/

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Thanx. (Working with Vista, and have the problem since the last Windows Update). My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... She asked me for help and I tried to fix it but it seems I lack knowledge about the problem. Reply Andrew Jun 30, 2016 @ 22:24:57 Found this gem today: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3050265 Resolved all of my svchost memory problems.

Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... I have been using Process Manager, have also identified SHLWAPI.dll!Ordinal629+0x161 as the dll accessing explorer.exe, and now I'm trying to figure out which program is calling on SHLWAPI.dll.Thanks again. Right know I both back up the system image and REGISTRY in an external hard drive! Process Explorer Reply Chris Q Mar 07, 2016 @ 15:04:38 It was Windows Update that caused the same problem for me.

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Windows Explorer High Cpu Windows 10 This agent called 7.6.7600.320 was released in August 2014 and original factory settings goes back to 2013 // That' quite STRANGE either !! Thank You. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/Sharepoint/en-US/9fae2f98-ec68-4c6c-ad11-fd79ec2f5df2/explorerexe-uses-too-much-cpu-cycles-roughly-50-how-can-i-fix-this?forum=itprovistaapps Thank you.

None of the problems can be solved without dissableing Windows update. Adwcleaner your are done with solving this problem Reply Ali Sep 15, 2016 @ 18:57:08 How about using Windows update after that? Search for Windows Update service, then right click on it and select Stop. 3. At the command prompt type: netsh winsock reset catalog and press [Enter].

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The latter sequence is reliable, and predictable. https://www.tenforums.com/performance-maintenance/35653-high-cpu-usage-explorer-exe.html Reply tod benton Jan 12, 2017 @ 08:49:10 This problem had me stumped for ages and bingo… it was the windows update service. Explorer.exe High Cpu Usage Windows 7 That's the quickest way to resolve intermittent issues. Windows Explorer High Cpu Usage Windows 8 If you use Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 you can perform also a system refresh.

I then went into windows update off of 'all programs' changed settings to 'check for updates but let me decide to download/install'. this content Thanks for that tip! Microsoft are complete liars, they said Windows 10 doesn't spy on it's users, pure lie. Several functions may not work. Explorer.exe High Memory Usage Windows 7

I uninstalled the application, just installed the antivirus component and I have been unable to reproduce the problem.   I doubt everyone who has this issue will find the same application the Sysinternals tools. However, I notice that explorer (at least in my case) only pegs one core at 100% while: 1) I have focus put on explorer.exe, and 2) The 'my computer' in folder weblink Downloaded ProcessExplorer and ProcessMonitor.

Spoke too soon. Malwarebytes Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Windows Update was the culprit.

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assuming I can find XP compatible hardware drivers anyway.  Right now I can get more of my games to run under Linux than I can under Vista, despite the fact that This below link: http://support2.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2889748&kbln=en-us Reply ResonatingMakon Nov 10, 2015 @ 23:33:33 thx dude helped a lot 8) Reply Swich Nov 20, 2015 @ 23:06:36 I've finally solved simply deleting SoftwareDistribution folder. Monday, December 01, 2008 2:51 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote OK, I was able to make a workaround shortcut that will start the WLAN AutoConfig service.   My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Simple solution. When I run DC++, the CPU usage goes up to 100% and the computer becomes very slow. my computer now so much faster and better in use , thanks 🙂 . http://splodgy.org/high-cpu/high-cpu-usage-on-explorer-exe-inc-hijack-this-report.php Windows Update issue fixed memory usage to normal level. 🙂 Reply noob Jan 03, 2017 @ 07:07:41 yes it did!

It's been driving me crazy. Sorry the bad english, please... And God Bless SysInternals and their tools. make startup type: disabled and click the below stop button 5.

In my case (with 25% usage and 4CPU's), I first stopped the wuauserv WindowsUpdate service and noticed 0% CPU. Stopped it Reply Ray Love Jun 20, 2016 @ 17:19:08 I tried all of these and they all solved the problem… for about 10 minutes. Close Task manager, and CPU usage immediately returns to 30-40%.I have ESET smart security as antivirus(registered and up to date). Most people with this problem simply assume they need to upgrade because their PC is running slow.

Thanks to everyone for posting here!