How to Troubleshoot High Disk and CPU Usage by Softthinks Agent Service on Windows PC

The Softthinks Agent Service is built into many Dell laptops and computers and has the unique feature of regularly backing up files and programs on the computer. This service has proven useful in many Windows operating systems to restore the system in case of damage.

The problem is that the Softthinks agent service is sometimes configured to perform backups, or it has a trigger that causes it to back up all files on the computer. This means that it uses up to 100% of the hard drive capacity for at least two hours. read more

How to Repair High Disk or CPU Usage by Super Fetch on Windows PC

High hard drive and CPU usage with Super Fetch is no stranger to Windows 10 users, and the latest update is making itself felt. Windows 10 is Microsoft’s latest operating system, and the company offers users security updates and new features.

SuperFetch is a process that has recently plagued Windows 10 users. The high CPU usage of “Service Host: Superfetch” consumes a lot of memory, and you can monitor it in Task Manager.

What causes the high HDD and CPU utilization when using Superfetch?

Superfetch can be compared to disk caching. The service helps to copy all memory of frequently used files to the system RAM. That’s why programs run much faster when using it. However, there is one serious problem with this service, which occurs if you do not have enough or the latest hardware to support caching. In this case, the Host Superfetch service causes a heavy load on your hard drive. read more