Service host : local service (No Network) (3)

I have been struggling trying to addrss an issue with my hp laptop. I update Windows 10 home to Windows 10 fall creator update a 2 days ago.

 In task manager the number one resource using between 30-50%processor is "Service Host: Local Service (No Network) (3)". Under this are four services:

1. Widows Firewall

2. CoreMessaging

3. Base Filtering Engine

 I REALLY don't want to reimage this thing so any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Milan.

 

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Last updated July 12, 2019 Views 16,555 Applies to:
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I followed the instructions from https://www.tenforums.com/general-support/95844-fall-update-v-1709-creates-problems-cpu-usage-desktop-wallpaper-5.html. It worked for me.

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Resetting Windows Defender Firewall indeed solved my issue. I did with the procedure indicated in the thread above, Settings -> Update and Security -> Windows Defender -> Open Windows Defender Security Center -> Firewall and Network Protection -> Restore Firewall default settings

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