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Fix ITunes High CPU Usage On Windows 10

I hope this helps relieve the problem in some way, but I cannot guarantee it, having not been afflicted with it myself, however this is the course of action I take whenever my CPU usage is higher than I would expect it to be due to a process.

Fix iTunes High CPU usage on Windows 10

When the Windows Socket settings are corrupt, it could result in high CPU usage by the Apple Mobile Device Service.exe process as it attempts to connect to iTunes. If the service fails to connect, it continues using up the CPU, even when no application is running.

Windows Defender service is using high CPU all the time? If you have real-time protection enabled, Windows Defender will do the scan in the background and this can cause high CPU usage. To prevent Windows Defender from using the CPU too much, you can use the following methods to limit Windows Defender CPU usage in Windows 10.

  • Next, right-click on the newly-created Scan subkey and select New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value.

  • Name the DWORD AvgCPULoadFactor, and then double-click it to specify the maximum CPU percentage for Windows Defender.

  • Close Registry Editor. Reboot your computer and check if Windows Defender still has high CPU usage.

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For most people, the high memory usage caused by Antimalware Service Executable typically happens when Windows Defender is running a full scan. We can remedy this by scheduling the scans to take place at a time when you're less likely to feel the drain on your CPU.

I've noticed that two instances of WavesSvc64.exe (Waves MaxxAudio Service Application) have very high CPU (over 50% CPU usage in total) usage when two Windows 10 accounts are logged in at the same time on the same laptop (Inspiron 5575) when audio is playing. Audio coming from YouTube, iTunes, etc. Note that only one account is actually playing audio. The other is functionally doing nothing.

Nevertheless, the high CPU usage[2] by Videosubscriptionsd on Mac 10.12 is not very likely to be malware-related. The location of this process is protected by System Integrity Protection (SIP) in macOS 10.12, which means that the process is managed by Apple and cannot be installed/modified by any third-party app or the user himself.

As we have already pointed out, this process runs three processes by default VSSubscriptions.sqlite, VSSubscriptions.sqlite-shm, and VSSubscriptions.sqlite-wal. All of these processes and related services have to be disabled at once to fix high CPU usage by Videosubscriptionsd:

If the wuauserv service is causing high CPU usage on your PC, it probably points to some overdue system maintenance. Windows Update is part of that process, but if an update seems troublesome, you may need to stop the Windows Update installation to investigate and resolve any underlying issues first.

Spotify is not only a music playing software now. As it keeps expanding with more content and features, the app in result, is getting larger. More users come across high CPU usage issue with the Spotify app, and they can barely find a way to fix the problem.

If you haven't fix Spotify high CPU usage, please consider clean uninstall Spotify app for desktop from the Windows computer. While most Spotify users can perform a regular uninstallation, a clean uninstallation can be the most powerful to fix even Spotify app super high usage.

While Spotify streaming Music are encoded in DRM, a powerful Spotify music converter can download the DRM-free Spotify Music in compatible audio files formats with even the most common media player. Keep reading on to see how ViWizard Music Converter can help fix the Spotify app high super usage issue.

By downloading your favorite Spotify songs to your computer, you'll not need to fire up the Spotify app to stream songs, so that the high CPU usage problem can be immediately solved. With ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you can download all your Spotify songs to your computer without Premium. And then you can play them on any media player, so that you can always play songs you love without using too much CPU.


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