svchost.exe under NETWORK SERVICE hogs CPU

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by Prasanna BR, Nov 16, 2005.

  1. Prasanna BR

    Prasanna BR Guest

    Hi.

    After the installation of Windows 2003 SP1, I see that the svchost.exe
    running under the NETWORK service account hogs a lot of CPU, leading to
    slowing of other processes.

    Any idea as to the reason for this.

    NOTE: I dont have any applications connecting to the Internet from this
    machine.

    I also tried stopping the DNS Client service, but this also did not help.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Regards
    Prasanna
     
    Prasanna BR, Nov 16, 2005
    #1
    1. Advertisements

  2. Have you tried the basics... virus scanning, spyware checks...
     
    Isaac Steinfeld, Nov 16, 2005
    #2
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.