Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: SVCHOST.exe

08 Aug 2011   #11

Windows 7, 32bit, Home Premium.

I would just like some RAM back so I can play SC2 with no problems. I think SVCHOST.exe is taking up memory so I have to get rid of them somehow, thus giving me some memory back. I guess I ment hogging CPU as in CPU and RAM. I apologize. :/

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Aug 2011   #12
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

But RAM is not your problem. With 3GB of RAM, it will take a lot to get you into a squeeze. You cannot just shut down services because they use RAM. Those services are there for a purpose.

If you have a service that uses an abnormal amount of CPU time, it should be investigated. But services that take 50K of RAM are quite common and normal.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
svchost.exe *32 using 100% cpu
Hi, my svchost is using 100% unused cpu, making my computer run incredibly slow. When I end the process it starts back up within 30 seconds. I've used multiple virus programs, cleaned and fixed my registry, and have tried to update windows. when i click go to service nothing is highlighted, I even...
Performance & Maintenance
svchost exe?
Hi, I have problem with WiFi connection? It seems, tho I am not 100% sure that when I switch on from hibernation my laptop runs svchost.exe and I cannot get a connection until it stops? Well, the connection between modem and laptop is there but not to the NET?? I have checked task manager and...
Network & Sharing
svchost.exe uses 99 % CPU !
Helo guys, so now i got a kind of a weird problem.. i realised my pc was getting realy slow, so i opened taskmanager and i discovered something.. i hope someone can help me! Screenshot:
Hardware & Devices
This problem started to occur after Windows update today it's not a BSOD but it is a bugcheck restart of the computer I attached also the crash files and debuged the windows Memory.dmp so that hopefully one of you folks could tell me how to fix this problem..TIA Seth Loading Dump File Kernel...
BSOD Help and Support
svchost.exe//other help//cmd.exe
1)Whenever the desktop loads up, it doesn't load. it sits there as a black screen. so i have to go to task manager and type it in to run explorer.exe... then it does show all the icons, starting programs and etc 2) After running explorer.exe, an error message comes up: svchost.exe stopped...
BSOD Help and Support
I have noticed recently that in my Task Manager I have 10 svchost.exe running!! This is using my CPU up and therefore making my computer slow. I have included a screenshot, can anybody please help me to solve this problem.

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:16.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App