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Windows 7: Problem with a svchost.exe (netsvcs)

25 May 2016   #1
McSeven

W7 Prof 64 bit
 
 
Problem with a svchost.exe (netsvcs)

For some strange reason this process is using about 12% of my cpu. It never stops unless I suspend it. But then I cannot browse. So I have to unsuspend it to browse.

Any ideas what could be happening? This is not normal as far as I know.
Avira and Malwarebytes show no problems.


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25 May 2016   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
The only affective way to suspend it would be to switch your windows update settings to Never check for updates.

You can use option 3 to reset windows updates history....
Windows Update - Reset

See if you have the latest update client installed first,
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3138612
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26 May 2016   #3
unko

Win7x64
 
 

MCSeven, I made a thread about that very same issue which I have on all my units for months. As TrashZone mention, set update to never check seems to be the (only) way..

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16 Aug 2016   #4
ribofilio

Windows Vista
 
 

Tried emptying events log and all that stuff , just disabling automatic updates did the trick
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16 Aug 2016   #5
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Making sure you have these updates installed is the best fix
KB3020369 & KB3172605
If not manually install them
When manually installing updates you need to switch your update settings to Never check for updates and restart the machine first.
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