High CPU Usage in Windows® 7
Know more about the high CPU usage in Windows® 7
High CPU usage problems in Windows 7 are due to the collection of several useful resources. This would cause the system to become unresponsive either intermittently and continuously. System idle process in the Windows 7 is supposed to have a high CPU rate at idle. High CPU usage accounts for unused system time. You do not have a CPU usage problem, if your system is responsive while the system idle process CPU usage is high. The main reasons of high CPU usage include corrupted system files and drivers, outdated drivers, corrupted applications, virus, Trojan, worm and insufficient RAM. There might be chances of high CPU usage when you connect your computer with the Internet. The performance of your computer will slow down if there is a high CPU usage problem.
Following lines explain about high CPU usage in Windows 7, different processes that contribute to high CPU usage in Windows 7 and the role of task manager:
- Stop Svchost.exe
- Consequences of high CPU usage
- Role of Task Manager
Svchost.exe is a program which will lead to the high CPU usage in Windows 7 system. Svchost.exe acts as a host for many services on your computer. You can go to the services.msc to stop this process. It is also possible to eliminate the Svchost process in the Task Manager.
Consequences of high CPU usage
The high CPU usage in Windows 7 will lead to so many problems. Some program in the computer might start automatically, when you start your computer. This program would prevent you to perform the other tasks in the computer. The speed and performance of the computer will decrease automatically. Some of these programs will create memory leak and it would not return to the Operating System resources when you quit.
Role of Task Manager
You will be able to see the current running processes in the Task Manager. You can open Task Manager by pressing 'Ctrl' + 'Alt' + 'Delete' keys. The Task Manager will show the CPU usage of all processes in the computer. You can see CPU usage history in the performance tab of the task manager. The Task Manager would help you to eliminate the opening applications in the computer.
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