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CPU Process Consumption

By K3 ·
I am running a Win 2000 Advanced server.
There is an application known as stisvc.exe which seem to consume a lot of CPU processing power (around 96%). This application whowever is for monitoring still image devices. I have a scanner and a webcam connected but which are not activated nor in use.

Why is the application still consuming so much CPU processing power while the devices are not activated?

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by jschein In reply to CPU Process Consumption

Unsure as to why that would be such a high consumption of the processor... have you tried going into the services, right clicking on it and setting it to run at a slower speed?

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I've researched your problem with that service... Everyone posts that for over a year, there has been no resolution other than when not using the scanner, from a cmd prompt, type:

net stop stisvc

Or goto the services, set it up from automatic startup to manual...

and use the:

net start stisvc

Sorry I couldn't have been more help, but from various discussion threads, it has been a problem with both microsoft and hp and nobody has a specific fix over a years time.

I hope this helps a little.

Good luck.

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by K3 In reply to CPU Process Consumption

I tried to change the CPU priorities of the process but the system returns an error that the change could not be done.

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