Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

Professional Opinions
Ask a Question
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

troubleshooting Question

HELPSVC.EXE using 90+% CPU Utilization

Avatar of VSACIT
VSACIT asked on
Windows XP
9 Comments1 Solution107119 ViewsLast Modified:
I have a user whos HELPSVC.EXE loads itself (he is not opening Windows Help) and starts maxing out his CPU.  Normally happens everyday after machine has been on for a few hours.  I have not been able to establish any possible causes.

Thank you,

Machine Specs:
MPC T2000 2.5G Laptop
1 Gig RAM
Windows XP SP1
Updates recent from 1 month ago

Common apps:
  Office 2002
  IBM Client Access V5R2
  IBM WDSC Suite (v5.0)
Avatar of Luc Franken
Luc FrankenFlag of Netherlands imageEMEA Server Engineer

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 9 Comments.
See Answers