WIN XP SP3, MS update and computer stuck at svchost at 100 % CPU

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Fly, Sep 13, 2013.

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  1. trott3r

    trott3r Registered Member

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    "Did Microsoft (finally) fix Windows XP’s SVCHOST redlining problem?"

    off woodys windows updates blog site
     
  2. Blues7

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    I can't speak for anyone but myself, but since I did the cumulative update to IE last month, (as recommended here in the thread), I've successfully received and installed updates automatically in December as well as both yesterday and this morning.

    Granted, there are only a few months of updates left but it's nice to finally have it working again after being down since last July.
     
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    Apparently MS in on it:
    http://windowsitpro.com/windows-xp/confirmed-microsoft-fixes-svchost-issue-windows-xp
     
  5. FanJ

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    Thanks stapp and siljaline.
     
  6. SweX

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    Well, I did not re-enabled WU and set them to notify as before they are still totally disabled.

    But I thought I could at least try to visit the WU website and let the the search begin, and it did begin, and it did finish just as usual. And I let the update procedure continue and everything went on like normal as it used to. So it's good to know that we now can go to the WU website and get the updates that way instead of installing them manually, hopefully it will work fine next month too :)
     
  7. safeguy

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    Just a suggestion. Why not start looking at offline update tools. That way once XP reaches EOL, you have them handy in case you still choose to use XP. Might even make interesting projects for XP diehards like integrating the updates into the ISO etc.
     
  8. trott3r

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    Has anyone come across a tutorial for rolling all the updates into a windows xp install disc?

    I have integrated SP3 but havent come across a way to add in all the hotfixes afterwards

    Martin
     
  9. Adric

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    Not a tutorial, but you may want to watch this thread:
    Starting a Windows XP Service Pack 4 Project

    Al
     
  10. trott3r

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    Thanks for the thread.

    I was hoping someone had already figured out how to roll allthe hotfixes into an install cd by now.
     
  11. luciddream

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    I just DL'd/installed January's WU's yesterday (manually) and it went off without a hitch.
     
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