Runtime Broker (RuntimeBroker.exe) is an executable file located in the System32 folder on Windows computers. The main role of the Runtime Broker is to ensure that applications running on the computer have the necessary permissions to run on the system.
Although the Runtime Broker is a legitimate Windows process, it has gained a reputation for causing significant memory and CPU usage. Below are steps you can take to eliminate the high CPU load of Runtime Broker in Windows 10.
What causes RuntimeBroker.exe high CPU load?
In some cases, a faulty Windows program or third-party software can make Runtime Broker use 100% of the CPU, up to one gigabyte of RAM or more.