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Resolve issue of Memory Leak in Windows® 7 when svchost.exe is running
It is the generic host process name for services that run from dynamic-link libraries. The problem is that you cannot launch a ‘dll’ file directly from Windows. So, it has to be loaded up from a running executable. There are a lot of services required by Windows if you have ever taken a look at the Services section in control panel. Any failure in one might bring down all of Windows applications. All these services are organized into logical groups, and after that a single svchost.exe instance is created. One svchost.exe instance runs three services related to the firewall and another svchost.exe instance might run all the services.
Following are the tips to resolve issue of memory leak in Windows 7 when svchost.exe file is running:
- Slow performance
- Consuming maximum CPU
- Memory hogging after automatic updation
Your PC might get too slow and unresponsive after the Windows start-up. Check the task manager, you might notice that instances of svchost.exe process and CPU usage are almost full due to them. Svchost.exe is actually a system process belonging to the Microsoft Windows Operating System, which handles processes executed from DLLs. The Microsoft started moving all of the functionality from internal Windows services into .dll files instead of .exe files. This has done for the sake of better re-usability.
Consuming maximum CPU
The computer starts lagging heavily after booting into Windows. When ‘CTRL’+'ALT’+'DEL’ is pressed, it will show that svchost.exe is using maximum CPU resources and only occurs when Automatic Updates is enabled. The Microsoft has recognized this problem and has released a patch. To identify if you have this problem you need to press ‘CTRL’+'ALT’+'DEL’ all at the same time, then go to the ‘Processes’ Tab and then press ‘Memory Usage’. After some time, if you have svchost.exe memory leak bug, you will see that the amount of memory usage by svchost.exe will keep increasing until CPU become 99 or 100 percent.
The Microsoft has moved all of the functionality from internal Windows services into .dll files instead of .exe files for better re-usability. But this created a little problem, as a .dll file cannot be directly executed. Thus, the main use of svchost.exe process is to facilitate running those .dll files. The memory hogging is really an issue on the systems, in which is svchost.exe is running. It happens only after you turned on automatic Updates from Microsoft.
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