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14-Nov-2013, 01:18 AM #1
Permanent fix for wuaueng.dll high CPU usage issue?
Hi all

Wondering if there is a permanent fix to "wuaueng.dll+0xa4f42" using all the cpu aside from disabling Automatic Updates in msconfig? Been hunting around for awhile but havent come up with anything yet....

thanks

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14-Nov-2013, 03:49 PM #2
If using Xp Professional - not Home.
Click Start button > run > type
cmd

A Command Prompt Window will open.
At the flashing >
Type
tasklist

Press Enter on the keyboard.
Let it load processes.

Then click on C:\ at the top left of the command window.
Edit - select all - edit - copy.
Paste the list in your next reply.
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14-Nov-2013, 08:49 PM #3
Using XP Home....
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14-Nov-2013, 08:54 PM #4
Download SINO by Artellos.
  • Save SINO to your desktop and run SINO.exe. (If you downloaded the ZIP version you will need to extract it first)
  • Then please check the following checkboxes:
    Code:
    Tasklist
  • Once checked, hit the Run Scan! button and wait for the program to finish the scan.
  • A notepad window will pop up. Please copy all of the content into your next reply.
Note: If you try to interact with the program once itís started scanning it might appear to hang. The scan however will continue.
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Post a Hjt log - to see what is running on your system.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/hijackthis/
Download the EXE version.
  • Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
  • Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
  • By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
  • Click on Install.
  • It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
  • Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
  • Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
  • Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
  • Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
  • DO NOT use the AnalyseThis button, its findings are dangerous if misinterpreted.
  • DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
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