How to fix: Svchost.exe (netsvcs) memory leak or high CPU usage problems

Last updated on October 31st, 2016

Svchost.exe is a generic and legitimate Windows process that loads several other critical services for proper Windows operation. But in several cases users are complaining that Svchost.exe is hogging their CPU or Memory  resources without obvious reasons e.g. at moments when the user doesn't run any programs.