Service Host: Local System eats up whole Internet – How to fix it

Have you faced that you have proper internet connection on your PC but you are unable to open a single page on your browser? Then you got to task manager and check that your PC is getting proper bandwidth but Svchost.exe or Service Host : Local System eats up all your internet bandwidth and you don’t know how to stop it. This becomes more pathetic when you open your PC and doing a serious job but Service Host : Local System consumes all internet connection so that you are struggling to open a web page in a browser. This happens with me. First, I thought that if will stop automatically knowing that Service Host : Local System are system files not any trojan or virus. But its not stopping and Service Host : Local System continued to take 90% of my internet bandwidth. So how to stop Service Host : Local System from consuming whole internet bandwidth?


If you are facing this problem and don’t know how to fix this problem that Service Host : Local System consuming too much network bandwidth? Then you are the right place.

Here is the step by step method to stop “Service Host: Local System” from consuming too much network bandwidth

  1. Open Taskbar by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc
  2. Now open Process tab and find Service Host: Local System
  3. Right-click on it and select Expand
  4. You will see Background Intelligent Transfer Service
  5. Right-click on it and select StopScreenshot (216)
  6. Now do the same for Delivery Optimization

Now you will see that the internet consumes by Service Host: Local System is lower down gradually and you are getting back proper bandwidth on your browser or anything. This saves your data if you are using a limited data plan.

Read More How To Reduce Data Consumption In Windows 10

So whenever you feel that your internet slows just check whether Service Host: Local System eats up the whole Internet or not. If yes then try this method to stop Service Host: Local System from consuming whole internet bandwidth.

Service Host: Local System eats up whole Internet – How to fix it
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