1.    24 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    High memory and cpu usage after using computer for a bit

    After installing Windows 10, I have consistently been getting high memory and cpu usage by both the System and Service Host: Local System processes. Usually the usage keeps rising from 1GB to sometimes 8GB. I left my comp on while I was at the gym today and came home to it prompting me with a low memory available message. This must have shut down some processes because now my pc is running at 13% memory and 2% cpu. I have searched for this issue and found similar threads, but none of the solution work for me. Can anyone help me troubleshoot?
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  2.    25 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,797
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Hi please post screenshots of your task manager showing
    a. High CPU use topmost
    b. High RAM use topmost
    I might hazard a guess you will see System and Compressed Memory using a lot of resources.

    It will also help if you can list what you have tried to avoid duplication and save time, as our crystal ball is currently down for maintenance

    Meanwhile, basics:
    Have you tried a clean boot?
    Clean Boot - Perform in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts - Windows 10 Forums
    And what happens in Safe Mode?
    (E.g. shift Restart, plus follow the prompts to boot in Safe Mode)
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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