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Windows 7: Windows Update memory leak, and random CPU spikes

22 May 2015   #11
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Well hopefully it's problem fixed for you. I'm not getting the high svchost memory usage anymore. Apparently it's a known issue and the fix is coming some time soon.

See:

Strange behavior of Updates during recent installs


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22 May 2015   #12
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You should make a tutorial for this until they come with a fix!
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27 May 2015   #13
TheVicksKid

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Well the memory leak is back :/
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28 May 2015   #14
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Okay then I'd suggest going through the same steps again and try force installing Windows Update Agent from the command prompt:

"C:\Full Path to Installer\WindowsUpdateAgent-7.6-x64.exe" /wuforce

Replace Full Path to Installer in the line above with the actual path.

Other than that I'd suggest getting help by posting in the Windows Updates section and post the requested information. The helpers there will be able to give you better advice on how to fix the problem. I fixed the problem on my own machine but maybe there are other isuues on your machine that I'm not aware of.
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