If stopping the Automatic Update service, the high CPU issue disappears.You can use the following method to verify whether it is AU caused SVCHOST high CPU. WSUS client is 7.6.7600.256, 2008r2 servers are fine. I then do a custom install not the express. I figured there are a million posts on the problem - why not start a new post with just a solution that worked for me.
The green bar just kept running on the update search and the processor fan started singing again. Thanks! I've to turn off automatic updates. As Ricardo said though, it's not an option and I can give you several reasons for it: 1. https://www.poweradmin.com/blog/windows-2003-and-high-cpu-usage-in-svchost/
It's interesting thing... What Latin word could I use to refer to a grocery store? Downloaded and installed IE8-WindowsServer2003-x86-ENU.exe from MS Download and allowed it to install updates. 5. any wuold be apperciated. 0 gerbil 216 9 Years Ago Then check page 1 of this thread for my advice....