So, determine which service or program runs under the svchost. When your antivirus is up-to-date, you need to run a full system scan then. Laptop is 4 years old Samsung 3 series Notebook. This uses a BitTorrent-style distribution arrangement to share Windows Updates between networked computers or others on the internet. You will eventually find out which is the culprit.
Update Drivers This method can take a lot of time. Looked it up, and it's the Windows Update service, so then moved on to the recreating the distribution directory and now I'm back in business. Responses above are beyond my paygrade in tech skills without more detail re: implementation ie for the computer user who knows just enough to be dangerous. Force Windows to re-create an empty Windows Update Store folder. Step-3: Now right-click on Application and then click on Clear Log. Follow these steps to use it. But if Windows Update takes forever to search for updates, you should try the methods below to fix this issue.
I did all the things step by step as shown above. The solution: Disable plugin container process. Then they said the spy features could be turned off, another lie. Let us know which method worked for you in the Comments Section down below. I am not sure, but I found an answer at another posting site that may work.
My online search for answers has been frustrating, but several posts said to check for virus, malware and Trojans. Popped it in the new one and stopped the Automatic Update service. Results in the slow enexorable growth of that svc and consumption of memory. Table of Contents Malware works as the destruction of your operating system, so it is always necessary to fix it. I don't know what caused it but I suspect it was the Steam gaming application.
Run Windows update Troubleshooter Reset windows update components This is another best solution to fix most of the windows update related problems and reactive stuck wuauserv on windows 10. Make sure you back up your computer or create a restore point before performing this method in case you accidentally remove a program you need. That might be the issue if the system's update mechanism is somehow corrupted and repeatedly tries to prepare the updates for install but gets stuck in the process. If I manage to successfully fix my computer I will try to summarize my experience in a sort of guide reply for people who might encounter similar issues. Only in this way will service not deteriorate the whole performance for Windows 10.
Right click on the svchost. Your information taught me how to uncover what was running under that instance of scvhost. Thanks for your replay, I've not had this issue to appear again for now but I'll follow your advice when it does. Permit the program to repair problems with Windows Update and then restart your pc. It did not solve my problem.
You can learn how to create a system restore point. Hope somebody has come across this problem and found a fix. 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. What did you set your policy to? Not re-installs, just normal machines that suddenly are going really slow. However, the cause is not clear.
I too will make the change to the update frequency above as you have, but if there have been any further updates to your progress, I'd be interested in hearing about them. We have resorted to manually installing update off network. The creation of the restore point and the installation of the selected updates. It's not a tool, it scans while installing and creates a log. This is the text of A. Hello, I had a simmilar problem it started happening after a failed windows start.
I disabled Windows Update so I could experiment, because it seemed as soon as Windows Update started I finished with accomplishing anything. Run window update troubleshooter Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with windows update related problem. However I'm still not sure what could be creating that svchost. There can be other causes of this as well which depends on the machine specifications and other things. Followed through solution Nos 1 to 3 of your post but the problem re-occured upon system restart. Malware often protects itself by having a second process running to recreate the first. Since then, I haven't had any more problems and my computer is running fine now.
Windows is the most widely used operating system due to its great functioning. 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. Select Agree and press Next. Since then, I haven't had any more problems and my computer is running fine now. On Monday night, May 23th, I checked for updates and there were 15 Important updates and 3 Optional updates listed. Again, we are using the Diagnostic Policy Service as an example in the image. Clear Event Viewer Log Sometimes the large storage of log files in the Windows event viewer causes this problem.