When you run Windows PC, you would have noticed that of apps and services are running in the background. You can check these by going to your task manager. These hidden services can be regarded as silent soldiers because they are responsible for smooth operation of your Windows 10 desktop PC or laptop.
Sometimes Windows 10 desktop and even laptop computers start to react quite slowly and gives lag. Mostly such issues are because of problem with any opened app. However, if you are still facing high CPU usage issue and in task manager, you see svchost.exe name process is eating up all your RAM and CPU, then do not worry. It is because we have found a working tip to help you solve svchost.exe or netsvcs problem of eating all memory and CPU usage in Windows 10.
Fix Svchost.exe Using High CPU and Memory Usage Problem in Windows 10
As svchost.exe is generic process and it is responsible for operation for lot of Windows 10 operation, so problem with any of such app causes issue with svchost.exe. There are two methods to solve svchost.exe high memory/CPU usage issue in Windows 10.
Method # 01: Download Windows Update Client
Mostly svchost.exe start using high CPU when there is Windows update failure. It can be easily solved. Follow below steps:
- Download Windows Update Client from Microsoft.
- Depending on the version of your Windows 10, select the appropriate one.
- Proceed with installation.
- Once done, restart your Windows 10 desktop computer or laptop.
If it is still there, try your luck with second method below.
Method # 02: Check if your Windows PC is virus Infected
If the issue still persists then your Windows 10 PC might be infected with virus. Remove it by follow below steps:
- Download any antivirus program.
- First update its database to latest version.
- Now run full PC scan of your Windows 10 PC. If it is asking for too much time, you can opt for scan of Windows 10 directory only.
- Restart your PC.
Hopefully the issue will be resolved after these steps. Let us know if you have any question related to svchost.exe high CPU usage problems.
Muhammad Qasim is a long time contributor at Geekspie.com. Muhammad has years of experience writing about tech, including tutorials to resolve common problems users experience with Windows and Mac computers, iOS and and android devices, and software of all kinds. He can be reached through the contact us form.