Some Time After Install windows updates or Upgrade to Windows 10 Anniversary Update Users Report Windows Freezes and System Became unresponsive. When Check on Task Manager Where Is the Workload Task Manager shows the disk or CPU to be at 100% utilization despite a light or no workload. Also This problem Occur After Driver Upgrade and New Application Installation. With this problem the system may experience lag or become unresponsive. In addition, the system event log contains numerous events with Event ID 129, which represent resets of the disk controller. Almost every user Report after upgrade windows 10 high cpu usage,memory leak problem. This is the most common issue people face, that Task manager shows 100% disk utilization despite a no workload condition or even if you’re doing just some basic tasks. You’ll find that your system is lagging and sometimes unresponsive when idle for a long time.
Aside lot of Windows 10 users are experiencing high disk, cpu Or RAM consumption by windows 10 OS may be due to some extra processes and features turned on. .Usually when you kill any task, which is causing high disk usage, computer returns to normal conditions by itself. If you check system event log, you’ll find numerous entries with Event ID 129, which actually represents events created by Disk Controller.
Post Contents :-
- 1 How To Fix windows 10 high cpu usage Problem
- 1.0.1 Disable Superfetch
- 1.0.2 Remove Recently Installed Applications.
- 1.0.3 Set the paging file size for all drives back to automatic
- 1.0.4 Disable BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service)
- 1.0.5 Disable the System and compressed memory process altogether
- 1.0.6 Disable Apps Running In Background
- 1.0.7 Adjust System Settings For Best Performance
- 1.0.8 Disable Runtime Broker
- 1.0.9 Turn Off Automatically Pick An Accent Color From My Background
- 1.0.10 Turn Off System Restore
Reason Behind windows 10 high cpu usage
Although there can be numerous reasons behind 100% disk usage, but all reasons vary by a number of factors. Most common reason for this issue in Windows 10 are some Advanced Host Controller Interface PCI-Express (AHCI PCIe) models running with the inbox StorAHCI.sys driver. There is a firmware bug, because of which Solid-State drive (SSD) does not complete properly input/output when Message Signaled Interrupt (MSI) is enabled. Hence, because of that, Windows storage stack attempts to reset the device after waiting on unresponsive reads or writes for a period of time.
How To Fix windows 10 high cpu usage Problem
Note : Windows 10 have certain system requirement. You must be sure that your device is having this much amount of system configuration with it.
Processor : 1 Ghz
Installed memory (RAM)
1 GB for 32-bit Operating System
2 GB for 64-bit Operating System
Free hard disk space
16 GB for 32-bit version
20 GB for 64-bit version
Now After Check System Requirement If you system meet the Minimal system Requirement and you still facing the problem. Here fallow Bellow Steps to Fix this High disk Usage problem Preeminently.
Windows Superfetch is A Service Start with Windows Startup and Run on Background. Most Of users Report Disable the Superfetch Service and less the huge usage of Hard Disk. Here fallow to disable Windows Superfetch Service.
First Press Win + R key on Run Type Services.msc and hit enter key. This Will open the Windows Service. Here Scroll Down And look for the Service Superfetch. When you find it Right click and Select Properties.
Here In the startup type, choose disabled from the dropdown menu and Bellow Service Status Click on Stop the Service if Its Running. Also do The Same for Windows Update Service . Now after do This close The Services Window and reboot your windows 10 for changes to come into effect. After Restart Check Windows Running Normally With out any CPU, Hard Disk Over load.
If after Stop Fallowing Services Still Facing The Same Problem For windows Here fallow Next Troubleshooting Step.
Remove Recently Installed Applications.
Some Times After Install any Device Driver or Specific Application Windows users Notice High Disk, CPU or Memory Usage problem and System Became Unresponsive. In this Cause The recent Install Driver software may not compatible with windows or may you install any virus malware on your computer which cause the problem. We Recommended to uninstall recently install programs from your PC By fallowing bellow.
Open Control panel > Programs > Programs and Features. Here select the recently installed application and click uninstall.
After That restart the windows and check.
If This Problem Started After Recent Driver Update or new Hardware Installation. Then open Device manager form start menu Search Type Device manager and hit enter key. Here you will see all Installed Device Drivers. Select the Recent Update or New installed Driver Right click and select Disable.
After that restart windows and check problem Fixed. If yes then there is problem with the application or Installed Device driver. Visit Manufacturer website and download latest updated software and install.
Set the paging file size for all drives back to automatic
The paging file size for all drives in Windows 10 is, by default, set to allow Windows to automatically manage it. The paging file size can be set to a custom value by the user, but doing can lead to problems with memory compression in Windows 10. Ultimately leading to 100% disk usage by the System and compressed memory process. If you customized the paging file size for any of your drives in the past and are suffering from this problem, this solution is the way to go.
Open the Start Menu. Click on Settings. Search for “performance”.
Click on the search result named Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows. When the Performance Options window pops up, navigate to the advanced
Click on Change. under the Virtual memory.
The Virtual Memory window will now pop up. In this window, make sure that the box beside automatically manage paging file size for all drives option is checked, meaning that this option is enabled. Now Click on OK.
Click on Apply and then on OK in the Performance Options. This Will Ask For Restart to make changes, Restart windows.
Disable BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service)
Press Windows Key + R Type in “services.msc” without the quotes, press enter Scroll Down and Find Background Intelligent Transfer Service in the list, double click it.
Then change the startup type to “Disabled” And Change the Service Status “Stop”
Go to the Recovery tab, and choose all three options to be “Take no action”
Close and restart
Disable the System and compressed memory process altogether
If All of Above method not work for then you can still fix this problem by simply disabling the System and compressed memory process. To do so, you need to:
Hold the Windows Key and Press X. Choose Control Panel. Search for Administrative Tools and choose Task Scheduler. In the Task Scheduler, double-click on Task Schedule Library in the left pane to expand its contents.
Double-click on Windows in the left pane to expand its contents. Here Click on MemoryDiagnostic in the left pane to have its contents displayed in the right pane.
In the right pane, locate and right-click on a task named RunFullMemoryDiagnosticEntry.
Click on Disable in the contextual menu.
Close the Task Scheduler and restart your computer. Check to see if the issue persists once your computer boots up.
Disable Apps Running In Background
If you want to ask me which one. I would say every one. Why would any app run in background, when we are not using them. Even if they want to update themselves, it can be done once we open it. So, better shut all of them off.
Go to Settings -> Privacy -> Background apps and turn all of them off.
Adjust System Settings For Best Performance
Search view advanced system settings in start menu search box. Now, click on settings bellow to advanced tab as shown in the picture.
Now, choose adjust for best performance. Finally choose apply and then click ok. Finally restart your PC.
Disable Runtime Broker
You can edit the Registry to disable “Runtime Broker”, but this will also prevent Microsoft Store Apps from running. and get rid of high Disk cpu usages.Runtime Broker is a service called Time Broker, which can be disabled through editing the registry. So First open windows registry editor through Right-click on the Start Menu Icon Click to RUN, type regedit.exe and select OK.Now Nevigate to Fallowing on left pane
Here on Middle Pane Double click on Start Dword key and change the dword Value 4
Note : 4 is Disabled, 3 is Manual and 2 is Automatic startup.
Now Close windows registry edit and reboot your system.
Turn Off Automatically Pick An Accent Color From My Background
Press windows key + i to reach system control panel. Click on personalization as show below. Now choose colors from the left menu.
In the right side, Turn off Automatically pick an accent color from my background.
Turn Off System Restore
Again, This is not an ideal workaround, but this has worked.
Open up Control Panel Now Go to System Here Click on “System Protection” Click on the Local Disk – typically the C Drive Then click on Configure
Put the spot in the “Disable system protection” Ok that, close it all, and restart
These are some best working solutions to fix windows 10 high cpu usage memory leak problem permanently. Hope you find helpful, have any query or suggestion feel free to comment bellow.