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Windows 7: High CPU and Memory usage, Without a reason

25 Feb 2012   #1
softgator

Windows 7 64Bit
 
 
High CPU and Memory usage, Without a reason

Hi all
Weird and annoying problem started for me yesterday, the CPU is always at 30-35% load, won't go lower than that, while nothing is running, even after I restart the PC it's still the same.
Memory is at 2 GB usage more or less all the time (out of 8), and sometimes I get picks where it uses 7 GB and my PC just freezes... only a reboot fixes that until the next time it happens...

I looked at the running services but I can't see anything odd there...
Another thing is that if I look at my mouse pointer there's always this "circle" thingy near it, like it's "thinking"/loading something constantly...

Can I get some help? Thanks!

my rig is as follows:

CPU: I5 2500K @ 4.2Ghz + Mugen 2 | MBoard: GB GA-Z68X-UD3-B3 | GFX CARD: Gigabyte GTX570 1280MB GDDR5 320-bit interface OC Ver 780Mhz | RAM: Kingston 8GB (2X4GB) DDR3 1333Mhz | PSU: Seasonic 620W Modular | HDD: Samsung 1TB Sata II 32MB SpinPoint F3 x2


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25 Feb 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Can we get a picture of your task manager performance tab showing all processes from all users, sorted by ram usage


Can we also get your event viewer logs.


Please provide us with your Event Viewer administrative logs by following these steps:


Click Start Menu
Type eventvwr into Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
Right click eventvwr.exe and click Run as administrator
Expand Custom Views
Click Administrative Events
Right click Administrative Events
Save all Events in Custom View As...
Save them in a folder where you will remember which folder and save as Errors.evtx
Go to where you saved Errors.evtx
Right click Errors.evtx -> send to -> compressed (zipped) folder
Upload the .zip file here.
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25 Feb 2012   #3
softgator

Windows 7 64Bit
 
 

Hello
Here are the screenshots you requested




also the zip file is attached

thank you


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File Type: rar Errors.rar (79.9 KB, 14 views)
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25 Feb 2012   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

There is a known problem with high memory use and svchost.exe.

Read about the problem and fix here FIX: Memory Leak in Svchost.exe
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25 Feb 2012   #5
softgator

Windows 7 64Bit
 
 

What you linked is referring to windows 2000... see the date even, 2005.
Also are we sure that this is what is causing the problem?
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25 Feb 2012   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by softgator View Post
What you linked is referring to windows 2000... see the date even, 2005.
Also are we sure that this is what is causing the problem?

SVCHOST is definitely the cause. its using 1 gig.

Google svchost and high memory use

Sorry abt the mistake
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25 Feb 2012   #7
softgator

Windows 7 64Bit
 
 

i did try to google it but nothing helpful came up
if it's something known, then what is the solution?
i saw a few having the same issue with windows 2000 or xp but not with 7
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25 Feb 2012   #8
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by softgator View Post
i did try to google it but nothing helpful came up
if it's something known, then what is the solution?
i saw a few having the same issue with windows 2000 or xp but not with 7
You can in vestige further by using an app called process monitor. Perhaps the same fix applies.
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25 Feb 2012   #9
vohoangson

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

please help me. I have the same problem. esp the svchost.exe


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25 Feb 2012   #10
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vohoangson View Post
please help me. I have the same problem. esp the svchost.exe
Please start your own thread
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