On Sat, 24 Oct 2009 09:04:01 -0700, Phil wrote:
> In trying to resolve my computer being so slow on startup I download and ran
> "Process Explorer" and noticed that about 2 minutes after I start my computer
> there is a process "SVCHOST" running that uses about 50% CPU. The services
> under that process is "DcomLaunch" and "PlugPlay". What are these services
> and why are they eating up so much CPU time?
> Your help would be appreciated.
Looks normal to me. PlugPlay has to do with pug and play and DCOM is the
Distributed Component Object Model. They need to find a lot of things to
get the OS going.
Svchost is a catchall that runs lots of programs. You can find a lot of
simultaneous instances of svchost running various modules.
Gene E. Bloch letters0x40blochg0x2Ecom