In Windows Server 2003, the WMIC PROCESS command can reveal which specific service is causing problems. However,...
I don't know of an elegant way to identify what services are consuming resources within the services.exe process in Windows 2000. So I would suggest stopping services one-by-one, starting with the least necessary services. If one of the services refuses to stop, or if the processor utilization drops after stopping a service, you've identified your culprit.
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