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Windows 7: dllhost.exe makes pc slow

06 Nov 2016   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32-bit
dllhost.exe makes pc slow

Everytime I go into the folder where an thumbnail of video gets loaded,i notice an program dllhost.exe running in task manager and i takes large amount of the memory and my pc runs really slow,please help.
Thank You!

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06 Nov 2016   #2

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

Review posts #25 & #27 in this thread:

Windows Explorer Crashing a Lot

Then review Posts #29 & #30 in this thread.

Where are the Most Recently Used Lists?

Consider installing the software linked in Post #29.

Other than that - move the contents of the problematic folder onto an external drive and disconnect it until you can figure out the problem video(s)
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09 Nov 2016   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

I've had the same problem. What solved it for me is to change the folder view from "medium icons" to "list".
The problem is caused by missing thumbnails. Windows is trying to recreate them (unsuccessfully), that's what throttles the CPU.
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