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State Repository Service High CPU Usage in Windows 10 version 1803

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Did you notice After upgrade to recent windows 10 version 1803, while open Edge browser system continuously freezes, became unresponsive? And checking on Taskmanager, service host: State Repository Service is consuming a lot of CPU resources at a time. Especially users report When opening any link in Microsoft Edge browser this State Repository Service start utilize up to 90%  to 100% CPU resources, and because of that, System became unstable, not respond any clicks.




What is state repository service on windows 10?

In Windows 10 State Repository Service is a browser-based service, that helps a user to capture and save multiple independent snapshots of browsing sessions on a web browser. So that at a later time, the user can retrieve any saved snapshot on another web browser on a different device and continue accessing any particular saved browsing session in any order according to wish.

Fix State Repository Service High CPU Usage

Undoubtedly, this is an amazing service, But sometimes due to a bug on latest windows update, State Repository Service start consuming 100% CPU. Which cause system became not responding or running slow. Here some quick solutions you may apply to fix State Repository Service High CPU Usage in Windows 10 PC.

Repair or Reset Microsoft Edge

Open Windows 10 Settings ( Windows + I ) then click on Apps. Here on Apps & features section, search for Microsoft Edge click on it and select Advanced options.

Edge advanced options
Edge advanced options



On the next window, you will see two options: Repair and Reset. Click on the Repair button. It may take a while to get everything done.

Caution: One thing you need to keep in mind that repairing Edge browser won’t affect anything, but resetting Microsoft Edge will remove all your history, cookies, and any settings you might have changed.

Reset Repair Edge Browser
Reset Repair Edge Browser

If repairing Microsoft Edge does not help and State Repository Service high CPU usage issue still persists, try using the Reset option to reset Edge browser and get rid of this problem.

Restart State Repository Service

State Repository Service is turned on by default, and you should keep it ON so that you can get the snapshots of browsing sessions can be captured and saved properly. But as the service causing the issue,  restarting State Repository Service is another helpful option which can resolve if the service get stuck and causing high system resources.

To do this open windows services ( type services.msc and start menu search and enter ) The look for service named state repository service right. Right click on it and select restart,

restart state repository service
restart state repository service

In case, if the Restart option is grayed out then double-click on the State Repository Service to open its Properties dialog box and press the Stop button first. Once the Service status is stopped, now press the Start button to start State Repository Service again.

Reinstall Built-in Apps in Windows 10

If after resetting edge browser and restart State Repository Service Still, State Repository causing 100% CPU usage? Reinstalling all the built-in applications is another best solution you must try.

Note: before performing steps below we recommend to create a system restore point So that if anything goes wrong after reinstall built-in apps you can use system restore feature to revert back recent changes without any data loss.

Open Powershell as administrator, you can do this by right click on windows 10 start menu and select PowerShell ( admin ) Then perform command below.

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}




Reinstall Built-in Apps in Windows 10
Reinstall Built-in Apps in Windows 10

This command will install all the standard applications on your system, After that close PowerShell window and restart your PC. On next login, open edge browser and check There is no more high CPU usage by State Repository Service.

I hope apply these solutions help you to resolve State Repository Service High CPU Usage in Windows 10 version 1803. Still, have any query, a suggestion about this post feel free to discuss on comments below. Also, Read How To Fix Google Chrome High CPU usage Windows 10

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