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Windows 7: High SVCHOST.exe memory usage


25 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
High SVCHOST.exe memory usage

Hi, my name is Chris.
I'm having quite a bug problem with a high memory usage in one of the svchost.exe processes(more than 120,00+ memory usage) and if i try to use another program like firefox, the computer crashes.
I'm using an VAIO VGN-NW310F
  • 2.2GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4400 Processor (1MB L2 Cache; 800MHz Front Side Bus)
  • 4GB (2GBx2) DDR2 800MHz Memory; 8GB Max
  • 320GB 5400RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive; DVD/CD±RW Optical Drive; 802.11 b/g/n Wireless Connectivity
(Amazon information above.)
Thank you
CHRIS

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26 Jul 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AirJordan144 View Post
Hi, my name is Chris.
I'm having quite a bug problem with a high memory usage in one of the svchost.exe processes(more than 120,00+ memory usage) and if i try to use another program like firefox, the computer crashes.
I'm using an VAIO VGN-NW310F
  • 2.2GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4400 Processor (1MB L2 Cache; 800MHz Front Side Bus)
  • 4GB (2GBx2) DDR2 800MHz Memory; 8GB Max
  • 320GB 5400RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive; DVD/CD±RW Optical Drive; 802.11 b/g/n Wireless Connectivity
(Amazon information above.)
Thank you
CHRIS
Chris welcome
Are you running 32bit or 64? in task manager if you right click the offending process there should be an option to create a memory dump. It will probably crash the computer but it will give us the app that is using that much memory on reboot.
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26 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AirJordan144 View Post
Hi, my name is Chris. I'm having quite a bug problem with a high memory usage in one of the svchost.exe processes(more than 120,00+ memory usage) and if i try to use another program like firefox, the computer crashes. I'm using an VAIO VGN-NW310F 2.2GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4400 Processor (1MB L2 Cache; 800MHz Front Side Bus) 4GB (2GBx2) DDR2 800MHz Memory; 8GB Max 320GB 5400RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive; DVD/CD±RW Optical Drive; 802.11 b/g/n Wireless Connectivity (Amazon information above.) Thank you CHRIS
Chris welcome Are you running 32bit or 64? in task manager if you right click the offending process there should be an option to create a memory dump. It will probably crash the computer but it will give us the app that is using that much memory on reboot.
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Howdy!My notebook is x64.Well i created this dump file in C:\Users\Christian\Local\Temp\svchost.dmp (my computer didn't crash). The file size is 174,921 KB.ThanksCHRIS
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26 Jul 2011   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AirJordan144 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AirJordan144 View Post
Hi, my name is Chris. I'm having quite a bug problem with a high memory usage in one of the svchost.exe processes(more than 120,00+ memory usage) and if i try to use another program like firefox, the computer crashes. I'm using an VAIO VGN-NW310F 2.2GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4400 Processor (1MB L2 Cache; 800MHz Front Side Bus) 4GB (2GBx2) DDR2 800MHz Memory; 8GB Max 320GB 5400RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive; DVD/CD±RW Optical Drive; 802.11 b/g/n Wireless Connectivity (Amazon information above.) Thank you CHRIS
Chris welcome Are you running 32bit or 64? in task manager if you right click the offending process there should be an option to create a memory dump. It will probably crash the computer but it will give us the app that is using that much memory on reboot.
-
Howdy!My notebook is x64.Well i created this dump file in C:\Users\Christian\Local\Temp\svchost.dmp (my computer didn't crash). The file size is 174,921 KB.ThanksCHRIS

You can either zip it and upload to a file sharing service like rapidshare, and for the future change the size in cpl as outlined below
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31 Jul 2011   #5

Windows Vista
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AirJordan144 View Post
Hi, my name is Chris.
I'm having quite a bug problem with a high memory usage in one of the svchost.exe processes(more than 120,00+ memory usage) and if i try to use another program like firefox, the computer crashes.
I'm using an VAIO VGN-NW310F
  • 2.2GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4400 Processor (1MB L2 Cache; 800MHz Front Side Bus)
  • 4GB (2GBx2) DDR2 800MHz Memory; 8GB Max
  • 320GB 5400RPM Serial ATA Hard Drive; DVD/CD±RW Optical Drive; 802.11 b/g/n Wireless Connectivity
(Amazon information above.)
Thank you
CHRIS
You need to check the instances that are contained in Svchost.exe and stops service that eats up CPU. To do this either use Svchost Process Analyzer - a svchost.exe file checker or Process Explorer. Usually Windows Updater loads CPU.
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31 Jul 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Nevermind what i said
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29 Jun 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

jual je pc ko tu
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