I am not sure what I should paste up here. Update: I used last night but there were many services, some of which couldn't be stopped, in the offending SvcHost. You could also use the command prompt to disable the service if you choose. In at least one instance, I have also found that a selected update re-enabled Automatic Updates. SvcHost can never be deleted or terminated then.
If these components are not up-to-date, later versions of Windows Update Agent that's the engine that scans for and manages updates may fail or exhibit very poor performance. I still use Dos 6. What is actually required is to install the latest cumulative security update for whatever version of Internet Explorer you have installed. I tried the 3 fixes in this article, but nothing helped:. Once he has his system updated he is supposed to has all the updates, including the latest, including the cumulative ones.
Disable Microsoft Update and reboot. The Automatic Updates process uses the Internet Explorer engine even if you have a different default browser installed. Are you sure it's Windows Update and not some third party software like an antivirus? Thanks for your detailed reply I am very grateful. I am up to date on Windows updates. It seems like maybe non of the non-Windows shell extensions were the problem? It is not lightening fast now but from startup I am running programs in less than 60 seconds- excellent! If number one does not work or you do not know what is causing the problem do the following. Anyway, after installing the first bunch of critical updates over 120 of them , Windows Update Scan takes a fraction of the time to detect remaining updates.
The Service name is: wuauserv, Set the Services: to Stop, and Startup type: to Disabled. Today I checked again at heavyd's suggestion and got lucky because only two services are in the offending SvcHost today. Edited October 26, 2013 by mitchsc mitchsc. I use Ubuntu and I need windows for some application. After rebooting google worked fine and i found that the particular service host.
I am unsure if it is a Windows bug or something else. After that, Windows Update will fail or perform poorly thanks to the dated components of Internet Explorer 6. Moving to the Mac here would mean several thousand bucks out of my pocket, another damned learning curve, lots of new software each with its own damned learning curve and for what? I would have thought Microsoft to not rely on such shady tactics. I should have researched the actions of this command a bit more thoroughly before I executed it in the first place. Both are scheduled for replacement, so I just let them run. It does not takes effect before.
My suggestion is to turn off windows update entirely. Ram was added one prom at a time until you had 1 meg if lucky. A quick search on Google came up with similar problems from other people but i can't find a specific cause or solution that I understand in full. Clean, fast, sleek and does everything that I need it to do. What is actually required is to install the latest cumulative security update for whatever version of Internet Explorer you have installed. I can access Internet from the system how ever some pages do not load 5. Could we have that in english please? So it is not a singular problem but a massive one.
Microsoft is working to fix the problem but it seems that successive attempts have had mixed results. I am unsure of the best and safest way to resolve this. You did, after all, buys ads in my magazine, which I appreciate. This will upgrade the various components of your Internet Explorer installation. Of course, one or two hours later the system finishes scanning and shows the patches. I tried stepping through the services, stopping them one by one, but I couldn't find the culprit note some services also auto restarted and I didn't want to disable them. Here are 4 solutions for you to try.
Just after positing my question above, I stumbled on the following forum discussion on the same topic. Multiple services run using this executable. I am in the same business, had the same ComPaq Luggable that the keyboard snapped on the front except mine was a copy as we had a Chinese computer maker in our building in Manhattan. I have learned, slowly, and with scars, that it is best not to enable Automatic Updates. To fix it: 1 On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to open a Run command window. This definitely is from Windows Update. Disabling Windows Updates temporarily probably would have been best to deal with the 100 % svchost.
This did seem to fix the issues I was working on at the time. I tried to fix it for my son's windows 7 with utterly no success. What I have noticed though is trying to manually check for Windows Updates after applying this fix has left the webpage searching for the last hour. This smells to me like the result of poor coding in the scanning algorithm. Thanks for keeping people informed Jeff. As long as the multiple services are running in a single svchost. Retick 5 programs at a time i.