Service Host: Local System is a bundle of system process including windows auto-updates and other Windows system applications that runs in the background.
System services cause computers to run slow because they use system resources like CPU cores, Disk space, and memory.
Most of these services could be disabled and won’t affect the stability of your system. This could help older computers to run smoothly without any cost for upgrades.
To fix high CPU and Memory usage on your computer follow to steps below:
Restoro is a program that analyzes your computer and automatically repairs issues on your PC that may cause high CPU usage.
Follow the steps below on how to download and use Restoro on your computer.
NOTE: These steps will require you to temporarily deactivate your anti-virus to prevent it from interfering with Restoro.
Step 1: Download and Install Restoro for free
Step 3: After installing restoro, it will automatically scan your computer for the first time.
Step 4: You can view the details of the scan by expanding the “Details” tab.
Step 5: To fix the issues found, expand the “Recommendation” tab and choose between “Clean” and “Ignore.”
Step 6: Click on “Clean Now” at the bottom part of the program to begin fixing the issue.
If your computer has a virus or malware, the most common sign is high CPU usage. To scan for viruses and malware follow these steps:
Step 1: Press Windows key + S and search for Windows Defender
Step 2: Open Windows Defender
Step 3: On the scan, options select full and click scan now
Step 4: Wait for the scan to finish then reboot your system
Step 5: Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+ALT+DELETE on your keyboard
Step 6: Check the CPU usage of your system and see if the issue is resolved.
You can find out more about Windows Defender here straight from the source.
The following command will scan all the system files on your computer and try to fix and recover lost system files.
Step 1: Press Windows key + X on your keyboard and select Command Prompt (Admin).
Step 2: When Command Prompt opens, type “sfc /scannow” and press Enter.
Step 3: After the scan is finished, a system message will appear. See the list below to guide you on what it means.
**Try to run SFC scan two to three times to fix all the errors**
Step 1: Open task manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DELETE then select task manager
Step 2: Click on Services tab, below you will find Open Services
Step 3: Find Background Intelligent Transfer Service
Step 4: Right-click on it and select stop
Step 1: Press on Windows key + X to open the quick menu and open Command Prompt (admin)
Step 2: On the command prompt, enter this lines net.exe stop superfetch
Step 3: Hit enter
Check your CPU usage again and see if the problem is fixed. If not, proceed to the next method.
Step 1: Press on Windows key + R to open run command
Step 2: Type services.msc
Step 3: Double click on windows update and a pop-up window should appear.
Step 4: Click on Startup type and select disabled.
Step 5: Click ok and restart your computer. See if the high CPU usage is fixed
If the high CPU usage is still present after doing the methods above, you should go to the nearest service center and ask them to do a fresh installation of Windows.
Make sure to backup all your important files before formatting your computer.