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Troubleshooting tutorials on various types of system errors, application errors, caused by virus infection, registry corruption or any other type of malfunction in Windows operating systems.

How to fix Svchost.exe (netsvcs) high network usage in Windows 10

Also known as netsvcs, Svchost.exe is a Service Host process designed to assist Windows in hosting various services at once. The majority of operations and other processes are well-orchestrated thanks to the svchost.exe service. There is actually more than one Service Host process running at the same time. You can see a number of them in Task Manager operating at the same time. Each of them is highly important to distribute responsibilities and keep a variety of system segments in order and flawless operation. In other words, the entire Svchost.exe service is meant to help your system function the right way. Unfortunately, many users report that svchost.exe and its multiple processes eat a high level of network resources while using the system. As a result, users become unable to browse and watch online content smoothly. A similar rise may also happen with CPU, RAM, and other resources consumed by the system. Svchost.exe may pump usage of network resources to transfer data related to Automatic Updates and other services linked with the Internet connection. As we mentioned already, netsvcs is very important and cannot be disabled by users as it would cause your system to crash. However, you can run a couple of steps from our tutorial that will reduce excessive consumption and boost up your internet experience significantly. Follow them down below.

How to fix CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT error in Windows 10

Abrupt errors along with no knowledge to fix them may turn your PC experience into a world of trouble and nightmare. The name of today's culprit is CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT - a very annoying and rare stop error denying access to normal and flawless usage. Usually, this type of error means something has caused your system to fault with hardware connected. In other words, the context of this error says there are incompatibility problems preventing some hardware components from establishing proper communication with Central Processing Unit (CPU). They can be encountered by the system while trying to launch some process. The Blue Screen of Death displaying the CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT error may interrupt your experience anytime while playing a videogame, running a program, or other daily activities often executed by users. While there are a couple of subtypes originating from CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT, the most popular reasons leading to malfunctioned communication between your CPU and hardware are usually corrupted files, bugged or outdated drivers, faulty updates, incompatible software, and other problems related to RAM, malware, and even BIOS settings. Such a variety of issues may seem too much to handle, but you should not be worrying that much since we are going to solve this error together. Just follow our instructions below and fix the abovementioned error once and for all.

How to fix “System and compressed memory” high CPU or memory usage in Windows...

Some users reported they have too high CPU, Disk, or Memory usage due to the System and compressed memory process. In such a case, it is easy to see this process hanging around the top of resource monitors in Task Manager and consuming the biggest percent. Initially, the process you are having problems with is related to RAM function and compression of existing files and folders. While its function is important indeed, it should not be taking too many resources to run successfully. Usually, no background process takes so much memory and CPU to process the function. However, there are still some cases when process behavior goes off the road and starts acting up crazy. As a result, users hear their cooling system spin at its fastest to prevent excessive temperatures and save their PC from overheating. In addition to this, high CPU or memory usage means you are guaranteed to experience problems with system performance like lags or even forced termination of PC. Such a stability fault may be related to various factors like wrong configuration settings, compatibility conflicts, malicious presence, or even physical memory issues. Whether you have them or not, it is important to check and not go into solving the problem blindfolded. Manual attempts to fix the problem may give no fruits or even deteriorate the existing issue. This is why it is better to designate this task to guides with already established solutions that will get rid of the issue. If you are the victim of high CPU and memory usage coming from the "System and compressed memory" process, follow our tutorial below.

How to fix Windows Update error 0x80070020 in Windows 10

Today we are going to take a look at another Windows 10 error known by this code 0x80070020. Many users complained it comes up when trying to install new updates pending in the Update Center. The error was first spotted in 2015, just at the time Windows 10 was released. Soon after a couple of patches, Microsoft managed to address the issue and wave it eventually. Unfortunately, this effect did not last forever as users Windows 10 Creators update brought the 0x80070020 error back to its previous life. We are lucky that the community has had enough time to research the problem and find working solutions to fix it despite the appearance. The most common reasons turned out to be corrupted or missing system files, bugged update configuration, third-party conflicts, disk damage, and other causes like that. While all of these reasons may sound quite intimidating to handle, there is nothing too complex about their solution. Just follow our guide below to revert your PC back to normal life without update errors.

How to fix BAD_POOL_CALLER error in Windows 10

BAD_POOL_CALLER is one of many STOP code errors that crashes your PC after playing a videogame, initiating programs, or running some activity around the system. Even browsing through some web pages may result in BAD_POOL_CALLER error and fault your PC into well-known Blue Screen of Death. Windows does it to avoid potential damage to your system and hardware once it spots there is a threat. Then, it takes a couple of seconds before Windows collects some data and boots you back to the desktop. As a rule, the basic restart is not enough to forget about the problem, so you are likely to receive it again at some point of usage. The most common reasons for such errors end up being outdated or malfunctioned drivers, corrupted or missing system files, incompatibility issues, and other problems with updates, or hardware. If you are facing the same or similar issue, then follow our solutions presented below. Unfortunately, there is no single method to all of the problems. You should try each of them until you find the one resolving the error.

How to fix Windows Update error 80072ee2

We know how frustrating it feels to receive unforeseen errors when trying to update your system. The effect may last long enough to piss you off and outdate your PC due to a lack of new updates. While there are many update errors making their presence known each week, today we are going to take a look at the 80072ee2 error code that appears after searching for updates. Luckily, the issue has been already researched and successfully solved. From most recent laboratory reports, it turned out corrupted files and values of Registry and Update folders responsible for proper update function are the most frequent reasons for its appearance. It should take no longer than 15-30 minutes for you to resolve the 80072ee2 error and continue installing updates without slip-ups. You can use our instructions also for 8024400A and 8024400D errors since they originate the same way.