On February 5th, Peter Butler of CNET wrote a blog posting about using the free Process Explorer program to prevent an instance of the svchost.exe process from hogging the CPU on his CNET-provided* computer. This is a follow-up, a more advanced look at Process Explorer.
To people unfamiliar with Process Explorer, I usually call it Task Manager on steroids. But comparing Process Explorer to Task Manager is like comparing humans to amoebas. It's that far up the evolutionary scale.