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How to fix svchost.exe errors

Everybody loves the feel of a brand new computer - it's lightning fast, it looks great, and everything works as it should. But as time goes by your computer starts slowing down and you start getting annoying error messages.

Svchost.exe (the Windows host process) is known to cause various computer problems, such as 100% CPU and RAM usage. Do you remember your computer becoming really slow or freezing up all of a sudden? This usually happens when your CPU or RAM usage reaches 100% and your computer stops coping. Svchost.exe is usually responsible for such behavior.

The bad thing about svchost.exe 100% CPU usage problem is that no error report is displayed. That's why it can be so difficult to diagnose the problem. The best way to see whether svchost.exe is the culprit is to press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open the Windows Task Manager and go to the Processes tab. There you can sort processes by CPU or RAM usage and see which one is slowing down your computer.

But there usually are several instances of svchost.exe and only one of them has high CPU or RAM usage, so that an average user can't possibly tell which program is actually causing the problem. If you don't know how to fix the svchost.exe error, then you can apply a temporary fix. Just right-click on the process in the Task Manager window, find the Set Priority entry, and set it to Below Normal. This should speed things up for a time being.

Fortunately, there is also an easy permanent solution to svchost.exe 100% CPU usage even if you are not a computer expert and can't fix the problem manually. All you need to do is use an advanced registry repair tool that can fix Windows errors. RegAce is a powerful registry optimizer that can fix all types of Windows errors in just a few clicks. In addition to that, intuitive interface makes RegAce very easy to use even for novice computer users.

To fix svchost.exe and other errors, launch RegAce, select the categories you wish to scan, and click on the Start Scan button. The program will scan the registry for errors and then fix them all. RegAce is absolutely safe to use, because it creates a backup before making any changes to the registry.

Using RegAce to repair and optimize the registry is the fastest and the safest way to fix svchost.exe 100% CPU usage, so that you can enjoy a faster and more responsive computer.

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