List of SVCHOST related hotfixes for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2


Notes:

  1. You should always check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files  
  2. Carefully review the list and decide which might be applicable to your unique environment.
  3. Hotfixes must be tested on a representative non-production environment prior to being deployed to production. This will help to gauge the impact of such changes

Symptom

Description

Link

Applies to

Svchost  – Handles Leak

Handle leak in Svchost.exe when a WMI query is triggered by using the Win32_PowerSettingCapabilities class in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2639077

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

 

Svchost  – High CPU

High CPU utilization by the Svchost.exe process and the Lsm.exe process in the Remote Desktop session after you remotely connect to a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2750090

Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter

Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems

Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

Windows Web Server 2008 R2

Windows 7 Enterprise

Windows 7 Home Basic

Windows 7 Home Premium

Windows 7 Professional

Windows 7 Starter

Windows 7 Ultimate

 

Svchost  – High Memory Usage

High memory usage by the Svchost.exe process after you install Windows Management Framework 3.0 on a Windows-based computer

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2889748

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

 

Svchost  – Memory Leak

A memory leak issue occurs in the Windows Management Instrumentation service on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/977357

Windows HPC Server 2008 R2

Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter

Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard without Hyper-V

Windows Web Server 2008 R2

Windows 7 Enterprise

Windows 7 Home Basic

Windows 7 Home Premium

Windows 7 Professional

Windows 7 Ultimate

Svchost  – Memory Leak

Memory leak occurs in the Svchost.exe process on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2743187

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems

Windows Server 2008 Foundation

Windows Server 2008 Standard

Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V

Windows Web Server 2008

Windows Vista Enterprise

Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition

Windows Vista Business

Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition

Windows Vista Home Basic

Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition

Windows Vista Home Premium

Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Windows Vista Starter

Windows Vista Ultimate

Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition

 

Svchost  – Memory Leak

A memory leak occurs in Svchost.exe when you apply or update Group Policy preference settings in Windows Server 2008

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2300745

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise

Windows Server 2008 Standard

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems

Windows Server 2008 Foundation

Windows Web Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

 

Svchost  – Memory Leak

The memory usage of the Svchost.exe process for Windows Deployment Services keeps increasing after you install hotfix 960489 or install Windows Server 2008 SP2

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971372

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise

Windows Server 2008 Standard

 


Comments (3)

  1. Hanzi says:

    This update https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3112343 worked for me on a fresh installed Win 7 x64. The problem started after new windows update installer. Are now downloading 217 updates
    :-)

  2. Moti Bani says:

    Firewall service freezes and crashes if the firewall logging is enabled in Windows:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3155768 (Windows 8/Windows 2012)

  3. Raw Onion says:

    The link to KB2889748 doesn't exist.... https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2889748

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