After running, AdwCleaner, Spybot 2. The issue I have is the same as the original post by DeltaTech, where the svchost. Win7 was such a neat system until this appeared. Sure enough, stopped it and my svchost is back to normal. I too have narrowed it down to an svchost task that will use up to 900,000 memory which basically shuts down my computer until I manually stop the update line.
It is a supported minimum, so it would be nice to get a fix for the update agent. Checking task manager, I come to find that svchost. Perhaps your problem will be fixed in the new updates. Failure of one service will crash the svchost. Given solutions are not acceptable. The service will consume as much memory as it can, until the machine is unusable. Maybe this author was on to something great.
This may be true but there could also be other problems with your computer, for example,. Now, check for windows updates. The machines are exactly the same specs, with the scan policy successfully applied to both. Why we have this problem on Windows 7 and not on Windows 8? Thanks very much for this recommendation. There is information here regarding the update: The post title is a bit misleading, as the patch should apply to the Windows Update client.
So, before you continue the troubleshooting the Svchost. Hi Steelie, I am having the exact same issue. Clear the SoftwareDistribution and catroot2 folders Try to reset the SoftwareDistribution and catroot2 folders. It will show you the details of the service instantly. Again, this probably started about a couple weeks ago. It runs blazingly fast on this 4 year old laptop, and this is the first headache I think I've encountered with it. Some machines seem to now only scan late in the evening, but others still scan during the day.
I need a solution to this problem so we can move forward. However, this may not be recommended solution as you need the updates to keep your windows secure from vulnerabilities. Her laptop has also become unresponsive after the Windows Update client updated to 7. This policy specifies the hours that Windows will use to determine how long to wait before checking for available updates. Open its properties and go to the Threads tab. That was one of the earliest mentioned fixes for this problem, but unfortunately, does not work.
To relieve this issue ,have you tried to flush the DataStore Folder? Try to wait 1-2 hours depending on the performance of the computer and wait until wuauserv finishes downloading and installing updates. This has been driving me nuts. Open the Services management console services. Anyone wanting more info let me know as I have the Binarys for all 3 of the forensic's Suite rite here. Is it because of fewer update to evaluate? I've also run System File Checker and found no errors, and I have no malware or rogue applications that could be the cause of this.
You can check what is using your memory by going into Taskmanager Ctrl-Shift-Esc then clicking on the Performance Tab. Today AsLookupSvc service is replaced with wlidsvc service within this svchost process. 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. Stopping the windows update service immediately releases the memory and the box will run in a normal state again. Is it a correction made by Microsoft? So, all you need is to follow below tried and tested methods by us, so we are confident in these methods 100%. I have been dealing with this issue for months now. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter Try to diagnose Windows Update Service 10 with the integrated Window Update Troubleshooter.
Once a scan has been performed ,it will not scan until the hours expired according to the policy you have configured. There seems to be several others out there who have come across this problem, and all have come up with a couple common answers. The same thing has been happening on it for a long time now, with Windows Update i. Service Host: Local System Network Restricted Takes up a good amount. Method 4: Troubleshoot Windows Updates Problems In other computers, the svchost. Kind of crazy that we've had to add memory just to accommodate an update scan. Instead, you want to identify a service and then disable it.