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Windows 7: identify system hog

23 Mar 2018   #1

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit
identify system hog

Every afternoon, I see the startup of a makecab.exe, csrss.exe and a conhost.exe. It drags my core-2 duo system to its knees. Can you help me identify what program is causing this to run?

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23 Mar 2018   #2

win 8 32 bit

Windows runs makecab.exe to reduce the size of the old CBS log file. You can find compressed files under C:\Windows\logs\CBS. Windows scans for updates at start, so it detects too large logs and compressed them. TRY DELETING THE LOGS
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23 Mar 2018   #3

Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit

The logs comprised 19 Gb.
Thank you for your help, Samuria!
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