High CPU and Memory usage by SVCHOST.exe and TrustedInstaller.exe

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We have several servers running Server 2008 R2 64bit and recently most of them are coming to a crawl. Looking at Task Manager Processes, I can see that SVCHOST.exe and TrustedInstaller.exe are using a lot CPU and memory. I feel like it has to do with Windows updates. Is there a permanent fix to this? Also, does anyone know the exact cause?
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Brett DanneyIT ArchitectCommented:
SVCHOST.exe issues are caused by the WMI (Windows Management Interface) process. There have been several patches released to address these WMI issues. Google these:
KB958124
KB977357
KB981314
KB2617858
KB2876748
They all have fixes you can download, install them all.

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