DLLHOST.EXE taking up 99% CPU

By Jah King
Mar 20, 2007
  1. Last night my computer was running perfect but when i woke up today my computer was running extremly slow and my CPU usage was at 100% because of a Dllhost.exe process.

    I have looked all over the place to find a way to remove it and all i am getting is sites for free scans. I thought just to end process and i dont want to mess up anything because its a process windows.

    Can anyone help me figure out what to do?
  2. chamillitarysk8

    chamillitarysk8 TS Rookie Posts: 128

    end process
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    First, let`s check to make sure your DLLHOST.EXE file is legit and running from the correct location.

    Go and read this thread HERE, the post a HJT klog as an attachment into this thread.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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