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20 minute start-up svchost.exe using a LOT of memory


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Hi,

My home computer is getting worse by the day. When I turn on the machine it takes at least 20 minutes for svchost.exe to stop running. I can barely do anything (open documents, open Firefox, etc.). Then after about 20 minutes, the grinding noise in the tower stop and everything works great.

I've run the items listed in the Malware guide, but find nothing.

I'm at a total loss and was wondering if someone could please help me? I have no idea where to start so please let me know what you might need in order to address the problem.

Regards,

Scott
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Hi,

My home computer is getting worse by the day. When I turn on the machine it takes at least 20 minutes for svchost.exe to stop running. I can barely do anything (open documents, open Firefox, etc.). Then after about 20 minutes, the grinding noise in the tower stop and everything works great.

I've run the items listed in the Malware guide, but find nothing.

I'm at a total loss and was wondering if someone could please help me? I have no idea where to start so please let me know what you might need in order to address the problem.

Regards,

Scott

Svchost.exe and how to determine what program is using the one that is causing the 100% cpu usage is explained in link provided
http://www.howtogeek...-is-it-running/

Edited by Bing7, 04 August 2010 - 09:32 AM.

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