In that select, the Advanced system’s settings link. Your System will not be running too fast and smooth if you defrag the registry. It acts like that some part of your registry is fragmented but not the whole registry. You may come across another myth that you need to defrag your registry regularly from being very slow. Actually, Microsoft offers the PageDefrag tool for WindowsXP to defrag your page and registry.
Recently, I started having problems with detecting the updates also. In the end what worked was a posting I discovered on an MS Social Technet website, “Windows Update Hangs – 100% CPU svchost”. The simple solution was to uninstall Internet Explorer 8. I did this and re-booted, and after months of problems the updates started flooding in and CPU use went back to normal.
- If you know which version of Windows you’re running you skip ahead to step 3.