If you have upgraded your tablet or computer to Windows 10 Creators Update and your machine has sufficient amount of memory, the Details tab of the Task Manager lists a huge number of instances of the svchost.exe process (more than 70 processes) and the services are not grouped at all. Many system services run with the dedicated Svchost.exe (Service host) executable file and that can reduce the memory consumption and the attack surface.
How To group split threshold for Svchost.exe in Windows 10 Creators Update
* Press Win + R from your keyboard, type regedit into Run dialog box, and click OK button to open the Registry Editor. Or you can enter regedit in the Cortana search box to open it.
* Navigate to the location below:
* Select the Control key and go to its right side pane. Find the SvcHostSplitThresholdInKB string with REG_DWORD type If it doesn’t exist, right click empty area to create a new 32-bit DWORD value named SvcHostSplitThresholdInKB, even the Windows 10 is the 64-bit version.
* Double click on SvcHostSplitThresholdInKB, change its value data from 380000 to the current total RAM in kilobytes (KB), and click OK to save that. For example, if your machine is using 8GB of RAM, the value is 8388608 because 8 GB is 83,88,608 KB.
* Finally make a rebooting to apply all changes and less Svchost.exe processes show in Task Manager.