Re: Automatic updates wreaking havoc on my network
> Dozens and dozens of computers having these problems. Most have disabled
> automatic update services. Surprising thing is a just did a "fresh" install
> of WIN XP Pro w/SP2 and it continues to hang at the website with error
> number# 0x8DDD0009. Seems to be mostly with Microsfot Update and not Windows
> Update as alluded to before. The computers updating from a local server
> (WSUS) seem to be fine.
> "PA Bear" wrote:
> > Courtesy of MVP Emeritus Ottmar Freudenberger:
> > First, install this fix: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927891
> > Now install the newly released 'standalone' version of Windows Update Agent
> > 3.0, v.
> > 7.0.6000.374, for 32 bit machines (*not* Vista or any x64 version of
> > Windows!):
> > http://download.windowsupdate.com/v7...gent30-x86.exe
> > The MS update team believes that this solves all three svchost problems that
> > folks have been experiencing. See
> > http://blogs.technet.com/wsus/archiv...update-on.aspx
> > Also see
> > http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/blog...showentry=1071
> > Workaround: Change the default from Microsoft Update to Windows Update: Go
> > to Microsoft Update > Click on Change Settings in left pane > Scroll to
> > bottom of page > To Stop Using Microsoft Update > Disable Microsoft Update
> > software and let me use Windows Update only (check). cf.
> > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/901037
> > With Windows Update as your default, you will need to check in at Office
> > Update to keep your Office applications fully patched:
> > http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/do...incatalog.aspx
> > --
> > ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> > MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
> > AumHa VSOP & Admin; DTS-L.org
> > TKovacs wrote:
> > > I have 6 (and counting) computer having issues with SVCHOST process
> > > running
> > > at near 100% cpu utilization. Disabling Automatic Updates resolves the
> > > issue. WTF did Microsoft just release? It took one guy nearly 30 minutes
> > > just to log on. Anyone else having this issue?
> > My SVCHOST process is ruining this laptop with SVCHOST i have nearly 60-70% and i cant even play my game properly!