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99 CPU usage from svchost.exe running DCOM Server Process Launcher

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by horatiuf4, Jun 15, 2010.

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  1. horatiuf4

    horatiuf4 Thread Starter

    Jun 15, 2010
    Yesterday afternoon my computer stopped responding so I had to use the 10-second safety turn off. This morning Windows XP Professional didn't boot up at all so I had to do an in-place reinstall of Windows. It worked and my system is now up and running but very very slow because one of the svchost.exe process is using between 80-100% of my CPU (which has only 1.8 Ghz). Using Process Explorer I see that the specific svchost.exe consuming my CPU is running DCOM Server Process Launcher [DcomLaunch] AND Terminal services [TermService]. I'm not sure if this helps you but I've recently started playing again Counter Strike and had some trouble with it.
    I've tried solving the problem using the advise on http://www.technibble.com/how-to-fix-svchost-using-100-cpu-memory-leak/ but that didn't work out because there was an erorr when installing the last update so I restored my PC to where it was just before I tried fixing it.
    Thank you in advance for your solutions and I will try telling if they worked (just posting this was a gargantous effort because of my problem, but thanks to Chrome I've done it!!!)
  2. tuguldr


    Jul 15, 2010
    Hey I have same problem here. So im going to format my computer. Have you found any solutions? please email me if you have. [email protected]. Very Thanks
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