More details on the may be found. I went through the steps listed to resolve the issue but nothing seemed to work. So, determine which service or program runs under the svchost. Had no idea why, searched high and low for the answer…then found this guide. So again, thanks a lot for your diligence. As the box appears you need to type services. After having tried some of the suggestions at this page i gave up… almost… Set Windows to run over night and after 10 and a half hours the search for updates were completed.
Although its early days I have turned automatic updates back on and so far so good. Had a bad day with trying to fix a customers windows 10 machine. First go to the below given link and click on the appropriate Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update 2898785 according to your Internet Explorer version and Windows Version. I have fixed Pc's for quite a while, from win 3. It tries to speed up your computing experience by pre-loading parts of programs into memory with sometimes detrimental effects as you had to experience. You can turn off Windows Search if you don't use it 2.
This is how you can easily identify svchost. The problem is not machine specific. Stop Windows Update Service 2. Thanks to your post I could quickly identify the svchost process and tethered wuauserv service as the leading cause. In the run box type services. If you are not able to install the updates, you can restart your computer in Safe Mode and try installing the updates.
Initially, I loaded Windows 11 before I found this site to see if that would contain a fix that would help. The name of the services will be displayed in a cryptic form. I need to get a newer processor anyways, this thing is 4 years old Thanks! Select the Detect problems and apply the fixes for Recommended option. The videos are completely for legal purposes. In Services window, find culprit service and right-click on it and select Properties. I just used the first part and identified the services involved. These were the three methods which one can follow to find svchost.
If this folder is corrupted, then you will face problems during Windows Update. After that check for Updates again and if the problem persists go to the next step. How do I fix it? After installation run Windows Update Troubleshooter and press Accept shown in the image. Unfortunately, Super fetch doesn't always get it right which software you're going to use and can keep your hard drive busy for minutes after booting. Seldom simply restarting your pc can also give you rid of the problem particularly when you work with older hardware. Empty the log — Event Viewer In certain cases Svchost.
By services we mean a program or an application which you are using on your system. Whether that had just happened or whether it was installed all along, I don't know, so I followed the next steps and restarted and checked for updates — again, this seemed to hang and do nothing. To accomplish this task you can carry out the simple steps. I don't see any reason to install that update the guy above suggested?? I have installed Windows Server 2012 Standard on a new machine to do a test. To stop any of these selected services temporarily.
Anyway, I installed the following as recommended from that page… download and install one at a time and 'restart' after each of them. To disable a service on your computer permanently: 1. So, try to force Windows to re-create a new empty Software Distribution folder. It was clear the problem was a svchost. I tried the update troubleshooter but it gave me a 0x80070057 error everything else was fixed.
You can make a sequentially search for all highlighted services using Google and see if the searched service is critical — or not — for your computer. Open the download file and double-click to install it. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact tnmff microsoft. In my opinion this agent changes itself with older version at the registry records without your knowledge and permission as a trusted installer mode. Vista raised the bar for minimum memory for real world usage not bare minimum according to what's the side of the box. To avoid this, you need to find out the culprit service and disable it for good. I don't know what caused it but I suspect it was the Steam gaming application.