0 Replies Latest reply on May 18, 2017 9:17 PM by mdwesley01

    WMI Provider Host pegging CPU because of Service Center Errors

    mdwesley01

      Hi,

       

      I have a WMI Provider Host process using 30-60% of my CPU.  When I look in the WMI-Activity Operations logs through the Windows Event Viewer, I see several of the following errors.

       

      Id = {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}; ClientMachine = 67VETTE; User = NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM; ClientProcessId = 7668; Component = Unknown; Operation = Start IWbemServices::DeleteInstance - root\SecurityCenter : FirewallProduct.instanceGuid="{94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}"; ResultCode = 0x80041002; PossibleCause = Unknown

       

      I have removed McAfee and the the WMI process dropped to 17-18% range   (still not good but....)

       

      When I reinstalled McAfee, it jumped right back up.  I ran MVT and it did not seem to resolve any issue.

       

      I need to understand if these errors are causing the problem or if there is something else in McAfee that is pegging my CPU.

       

      Here are my stats:

      Security Center v 15.4 Build 15.4.4031   

      OS Name    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

      Version    10.0.15063 Build 15063

      System Manufacturer    Gateway

      System Model    FX530XV

      System Type    x64-based PC

      Processor    Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU          6600  @ 2.40GHz, 2394 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)

      Installed Physical Memory (RAM)    8.00 GB

      Total Physical Memory    8.00 GB

      Available Physical Memory    5.53 GB