Re: SVCHOST.EXE after SP3 100% processor usage?
You're not in bed ? <gdrvvf>
PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:
> [I shoulda stayed in bed.]
> MowGreen [MVP] wrote:
>> Bill wrote:
>>> After installing XP SP3 the processor immediately goes to 100% processor
>>> usage until I terminate the wuauclt.exe process. Also, Microsoft Update
>>> hangs at checking your computer and never completes. Does anyone
>>> know how
>>> to solve this? My computer is NOT capable of upgrading to Vista
>>> to the manufacturer (HP)
>> Download and *save* the latest Version of the Windows Update Agent:
>> 32 bit [x86]
>> After the download completes, close all open browsers and programs.
>> Move windowsupdateagent30-x86.exe to C:\ without creating a folder for
>> Now go to Start > Run > type in the below and then press Enter or
>> click OK
>> At the Command Prompt, type in the following, pressing Enter after
>> *each* command
>> net stop wuauserv
>> net stop bits
>> net start wuauserv
>> net start bits
>> Give each command a little time to work before entering the next one.
>> Restart the system and see if svchost is still hogging CPU cycles.
>> MowGreen [MVP 2003-2008]
>> *-343-* FDNY
>> Never Forgotten