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Memory leaks- high memory usage svchost.exe

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  • hello!

    im having a kind of a similar problem. Im using a Q6600 with 4Gb of RAM running on Windows 7 x64. My physical memory usage history is 1.75GB idle but my CPU usage looks good ~ 0%.

    In Windows Task Manager when i arranged the memory column, the process with the highest memory usge is svchost.exe with 116,572K. And i have 14 svchost.exe in my computer! I opened process exporer and check the legitimate of all those svchost.exe and they are all legit. When i look at the properties of the highest svchost.exe in process explorer, the services which is running under it is as follows

     

    AudioEndPointBuilder c:\Windows\System32\Audiosrv.dll

    CscService c:\Windows\System32\cscsvc.dll

    hidserv c:\Windows\System32\hidserv.dll

    Netman c:\Windows\System32\netman.dll

    PcaSvc c:\Windows\System32\pcasvc.dll

    SysMain c:\Windows\System32\sysmail.dll

    TrkWks c:\Windows\System32\trkwks.dll

    UxSms c:\Windows\System32\uxsms.dll

    wudfsvc c:\Windows\System32\WUDFSvc.dll

     

    All are legit DLLS.

     

    Is it normal to have 14 svchost.exe running at the same time(system, local service, network service in Task Manager)

    and how can i reduce the memory usage of the svchost.exe?

    7 апреля 2011 г. 17:32

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  • Hi,

     

    There can be multiple instances of Svchost.exe running at the same time. Each Svchost.exe session can contain a grouping of services, so that separate services can be run depending on how and where Svchost.exe is started.

     

    If you would like to reduce the usage of this service, I could share the following article with you:

     

    Getting Started with SVCHOST.EXE Troubleshooting

     

    PRF: High CPU (SVCHOST.EXE)

     

    Hope it helps.

     

    Alex Zhao


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    11 апреля 2011 г. 10:13
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