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Service Host (11) High CPU Usage

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Service Host (11) High CPU Usage


    Recently I have noticed an unusually High CPU usage from 'Service Host: Local System (Network Restricted)(11)'

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    Any ideas how to fix?

    I have tried the fix from this thread, but it only works for a few minutes

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    I'm having the exact same problem, tried the fix from that thread as well but didn't work at all for me...Found out anything?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Yeah I figured out what was casing the high CPU usage. I had recently done tried this fix for a separate problem I was having, and I just went back to the driver verifier and checked the 'delete existing settings' then 'next' and I only get about 3% CPU usage now.

    Hope this helps
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Service Host (11) High CPU Usage
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