Windows 10: High memory and cpu usage after using computer for a bit

  1.    24 Feb 2016 #1

    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

    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)
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