Using SVCHOST File in Windows® 7
Svshost file is an important part of your Windows 7 Operating System. The function of this file is to manage system services that run from dynamic link libraries. "Automatic Updates", "Windows Firewall", "Plug and Play", "Fax Service" etc are different type of system services. It checks the service portion of the registry at the start up and it builds a list of services, which it needs to load. Multiple instances of Svchost.exe will run simultaneously under the normal conditions. There are a group of services each svchost .exe session. This system process belongs to Microsoft Windows. It handles processes executed from DLLs and you cannot terminate the system process it is very essential for your system. This generic host process is used for 16-bit-based dynamically linked library files, which also includes supplementary support applications. It has the ability to create multiple instances of itself. The multiple execution of the file contribute to the security and stability of the Windows 7 Operating System.
Following points will give users an idea about the svchost file:
- About svchost file
- CPU usage in Windows 7
- Tips to fix issue
About svchost file
Svchost.exe file is a generic host process and is used for administrating 16-bit-based dynamically linked library files. Microsoft decided to run more software functions from the dynamic link library as the Operating System become more complex. DLL require an executable program svchost.exe because it is unable to launch themselves. The ability of creating multiple instances by the svchost file reduces the possibility of crashing your Windows 7 Operating System and keeps it safe and secure.
CPU usage in Windows 7
Svchost.exe file in your system will cause high CPU usage problems. This will results in many issue switch your system. Sometimes your system become freezes and goes slow due to the high CPU usage by the svchost file. You can open the task manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL and then click on the Processes tab. Then you can see that several instances of svchost.exe running and one of them is using up 90% - 100% of CPU.
You need to scan your system for various malwares and viruses to get rid of the CPU usage problem. Sometimes a simple restart will solve the problem of CPU usage by svchost.exe file. You need to go to the control panel and then click the Administrative Tools and then double click on the Services shortcut. Then you need to right click on the service and then right click on it and then select disable.
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