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Windows 7 Multiple Programs Not Responding

Last Modified: 2013-12-01
I have had several issues after a second install of Windows 7. The first time I installed it on the same computer and didn't have any problems. Then I always do a fresh install after I have had time to play around and mess with settings. So I have a fairly clean install of Win7 but it locks up atleast 4 times a day in Outlook, Explorer, Word, IE, and other programs.
I have noticed that SVCHOST.exe runs high CPU sometimes and I know that file controls more than one service. I have tried disabling items from startup and have had no luck.
Is there any secret Hotfix that I can't find?
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