Windows 10: Updates wont download/install, occasionally causing huge CPU usage

Discus and support Updates wont download/install, occasionally causing huge CPU usage in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I have been having an ongoing problem with Windows Update for the past few months. Updates sometimes just refuse to download, and get stuck at 0%. I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by caligrown, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. caligrown Win User

    Updates wont download/install, occasionally causing huge CPU usage


    I have been having an ongoing problem with Windows Update for the past few months. Updates sometimes just refuse to download, and get stuck at 0%. I have managed to fix this a few times by opening up a command prompt, and terminating windows update (net stop wuauserv), deleting the contents of "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download", re-starting and trying again..... however for the last week or so this has not helped.

    I have also noticed a couple times where my computer will be sitting idle at the desktop without any applications running, and my CPU usage will be at 40-50%. Upon examining Task Manager, all of the CPU usage is in "Service Host: Local Service", and by terminating windows update, the CPU drops back down to normal idle speed.

    I am running the free upgraded Windows 10, which I installed last summer over my Win 7 Home. It is not a clean install.

    Anyone have any advice on getting windows update to work properly? Any help is greatly appreciated!

    :)
     
    caligrown, Feb 13, 2017
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  2. Windows 10 dwm causing a huge CPU usage

    Hello, I've just switched to Windows 10, I restarted my Computer multiple times but it seems to keep doing the same overload of CPU usage.

    If I attempt to play a Flash or HTML5 or any video in general it will cause Windows Desktop Manager along with that application to bring my CPU to 99%. It video then pulls the quality down thinking it'll help and it never did. The main sight I go on that plays
    videos is of course Youtube. I also use Chrome. This has never been an issue whilst I was on Windows 8 and now it's a huge issue because I fear it might cause a crash and I might loose data on something valuable.

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    LunaVersity, Feb 13, 2017
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  3. jenanart Win User
    IntelAudioService high CPU usage

    hi

    im having huge CPU usage by IntelAudioService any ideas?

    i checked for viruses its clean and no update for anything
     
    jenanart, Feb 13, 2017
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  4. Plankton Win User

    Updates wont download/install, occasionally causing huge CPU usage

    Plankton, Feb 13, 2017
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  5. caligrown Win User
    I believe I have... Is there an easy way to check which version I'm using now?
     
    caligrown, Feb 13, 2017
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  6. caligrown Win User
    BIOS and chipset are all the latest version, updates still won't download/install
     
    caligrown, Feb 13, 2017
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  7. caligrown Win User
    caligrown, Apr 5, 2018
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