task manager

Forum discussion tagged with task manager.
  1. pigzit

    Question Task Manager & Resource Monitor display having both 32 and 16GB of ram at the same time?

    I recently upgraded from 2x8GB 3000mhz DDR4 to 2x16GB 3200mhz DDR4 on a system with a Ryzen 5 1600, RX570, and B350F. In task manager my total memory is displayed as 32gb, but the graph and all other data reads as if I have only 16gb. Also listed in task manager is "Hardware Reserved: 16gb"...
  2. Y

    Discussion Service Host: State Repository Service - Deep dive into: Causes, Troubleshooting & Fixes [100% CPU Usage]

    Hello everyone, I wanted to discuss a persistent issue I've been facing with the service host state repository service on my PC for the past few months. This problem has consistently slowed down my computer to the point of it becoming almost unusable. Today, I want to share some valuable...
  3. K

    Question Task manager shows higher Usage % than values used

    As title states, the values used by applications don't add up to the percentage by a big margin, is this normal for task manager to do or is my RAM malfunctioning ? I have 2x8GB installed. ONLY UNDER HEAVIER LOAD e.g. Heavy RAM and GPU games Screens for clarity:
  4. Basil

    All task manager processes are red

    Hi, all the cells in my task manager are colored red. This indicates something is wrong. But even cells with very low resource usage are colored red. Is this a bug in Windows? It's been like this for as long as I can remember, but on my previous computer these cells were usually yellow.
  5. Pcnowork

    Question task manager 0 GPU usage anomaly

    This is a new one for me, Task Manager is showing zero usage when playing certain games and applications. I have know idea what's going on here. is it some I should be warred about? I loaded up MSI Afterburner and shows a 80% Usage when TM shows nothing specs Ryzen 7 3700x 32 GB @3200MHz RTX...
  6. henterpriser

    [SOLVED] vmmemCmZygote process...

    Hello everyone So I was just wondering around and realized windows is using 7/16gb of ram when idle! As a pretty routine user the first thing that I've done was to check task manager.... NOTHING, the numbers weren't adding up. Here "resource monitor" came in action and showed me a process I've...
  7. KokoAkos

    Question High CPU usage for seconds cause massive FPS drops

    Hi. During the week, this problem appeared, which mainly occurs while playing, the CPU usage jumps up completely randomly for a few seconds. The fps drops from locked 120 to below 20. Thanks to Process Explorer, it was revealed that all this happens because of the "services.exe" system process...
  8. KennyJey

    Question CPU & GPU problem - AMD Ryzen 7 5700G, Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 Ti ?

    Hey guys, So 2 weeks ago, I started to notice my FPS is low and not even stable in games but in the weirdest way I've ever seen. For example when I play Apex Legends, i get only 80-90 fps, which never happened before, it was stable 144 fps. But here's the thing, when i do Alt tab, then go to...
  9. A

    Question My PC freezes and I'm required to hard reboot ?

    Hey, I seem to have a problem with my PC and I was wondering if anyone could help me or direct me to something that could help me. The specifications: Motherboard - Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master GPU - MSI RTX 2080 ti 11 GB VRAM GDDR6 CPU - AMD...
  10. S

    [SOLVED] System Up-time

    I just did a new win10 build in a case I had used previously, and it seems like the power button isn't properly powering the system down. I behaves like a normal shutdown, and boots up normally, but once it's up again, the performance tab in task manager still shows a cumulative up-time from...
  11. Z

    Question AMD 5800x3D 100% Usage in Task Manager but AMD Software says otherwise

    I recently upgraded to the 5800x3D about 2 weeks ago and I just noticed that in task manager it shows my CPU usage at 100% but when I open the AMD software that shows my usage nowhere near 100%. There doesn't seem to be a performance impact by this but am curious as to why task manager thinks my...
  12. killcount001

    Question doest detect gpu usage

    so i just built a new pc 3060 and 5600 and for some games such as, COD and overwatch when i open task manger my gpu usage does not seem to be affected by the game/ isnt being used more than 5%. how do i fix this? im not sure where to even start
  13. shadowcat777

    Question how to delete a driver from device manager (that i dont want to use)

    As the topic, I installed a newer driver for my monitor and had some problems after installing it. I went back to the generic driver but now if i choose to update it will install the newer driver. So my question is, how do i remove it from device manager registry? //
  14. a110d2

    Question Multiple same program open up

    Recently I have noticed a drop in my PC performances, some games that were running fine like GTA V now have difficulties loading up textures when I move around too fast or Rocket League taking forever to open, then needing to restart it because it did not open properly and waiting for another...
  15. H

    Question Games lagging if task manager isnt open?

    So I know the title sounds very weird but hear me out. After upgrading from Windows 10 to 11, I noticed severe performance drops in practically all games, no matter how demanding it is. Somehow, I managed to find out that having the task manager open while playing completely fixes this issue, no...
  16. GsRAsc

    [SOLVED] Task Manager not showing GPU memory

    I have recently installed an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card to my PC and noticed three strange things in the Task Manager (Windows 10, no update pending, all NVIDIA drivers installed): 1) Windows has skipped "GPU 1" and named the NVIDIA card as "GPU 2". (Not that it bothers me, but I...
  17. I

    [SOLVED] Explorer.exe High Power Usage

    I've been scratching my head with this one - my PC runs noticeably warmer; I open up Task Manager and see my explorer.exe using 10%+ and shows "Very high power usage" (red alert). This coincides with another issue I have - and that is, whenever this happens, every time I create a file (i.e. from...
  18. Knightmare033

    [SOLVED] WCF Generic Command for Vista Setup? what is this thing??

    so i newly built my new setup from fresh parts 6 days ago with fresh Windows 10 in it (its legal W10) now while using my computer i couldn't help but i noticed sometimes my whole systems LAGS like CRAZY even im not doing anything then i notice the culprit in Task Manager the (WCF Generic Command...
  19. PeYo

    Question Task-Manager showing 2 sockets i7 12700k

    Hello, I just did a fresh WIN10 install and the task manager shows 2 sockets on a single i7 12700k build. Is it normal maybe cause of the e-cores? or is the MoBo not working properly.
  20. onedropsync

    [SOLVED] Is 50% Windows Memory Usage on Startup Abnormal?

    Hi, I got an 8 Gigs RAM on my Windows 10 laptop running on Intel i5 - 11th generation processor, Lately I have been noticing extra RAM usage at startup without even any applications Also the figures /resource values are not matching in the task manager The entire memory value of my user in...
  21. AntiSipater

    Question PC boots to black screen

    Computer boots to black screen on startup, have to restart multiple times (around 4-5 times) to actually get it working, except for the apps that open on startup like my AntiVirus and Asus GPU Tweak rest of the screen behind is black, I can press Alt + Ctrl + Del to open Task Manager still the...
  22. N

    [SOLVED] Randomly Appearing Startup file TVMON?

    hi my guys, anyone know what this TVMON file is? I read up that's a part of Canons files but I have never installed Canon or any photo based/printer based software prior - on top of that it seemingly appears and disappears in my task manager start up tab and cannot find it anywhere on my PC or...
  23. Y

    [SOLVED] how to disable / remove unnecessary programs in windows 7

    hey, as seen in the title, and additional to that how do i know if a program is important or not in the task manager?
  24. C

    [SOLVED] System interrupts at 100% cpu usage for no reason?

    Hello, I'm new to the forums and I hope this is the right place for this question. I found similar problems mentioned online but none of the solutions worked so far. I have been having some CPU usage problems with my PC lately. It first began with random web browser crashes which has never...
  25. H

    [SOLVED] Task manager reads GPU memory wrong

    Hi. I noticed something strange today in task manager. I noticed that in the GPU heading it says "GPU Memory 1.5/8GB". I have an MSI Gaming X RX570 which has 4GB of memory so I was wondering if someone could tell me why that is? It also says "Dedicate GPU Memory 1.4/4GB" and "Shared GPU...
  26. Keegoo

    Question High RAM usage for no reason (IDLE)

    Hi. a few weeks ago my RAM usage went way up and I have done everything I know to get it down but I can't. Stays at around 60% to 80% usage but the task manager shows nothing using it. I have 8GB of Corsair DDR4 RAM. I will attach a few pictures of the task manager and poolmon. If anyone can...
  27. N

    Question How to identify what program is accessing a disk?

    I am trying to transfer large amounts of data across hard drives - like terabytes of data, so it takes most of a day to transfer. I use TeraCopy for the transfer, so I can see exactly the rate at which the date is transferring. I sometimes see that the date rate has throttled down, so I just...
  28. N

    [SOLVED] Wifi dropping out (New PC Build)

    Hey guys, I've just last week built this new pc and been having this issue where my wifi keeps dropping off for like 5/10 seconds every so often. I'll be playing a game or on a discord call and the call will go silent for that time and i'll disconnect from game servers. Now the weird thing is...
  29. twgamerbuilder

    GPU displaying video but not being detected

    I built a system for my friend and it turns on and runs fine, displays video through the gpu (rx 580) but the rx 580 isnt being detected. It doesnt show in task manager and it only shows in device manager with an yellow exclamation next to it. I installed the AMD drivers and upon finishing...
  30. Equale24

    [SOLVED] How to check my RAM' MAX SPEED?

    Hi, I have corsair vengeance DDR4 3200mhz RAM (or at least what does it say on it). But on the TASK MANAGER RAM SPEED says 2133mhz. Why is that? Does that mean it is fake ram or sth?
  31. B

    Question weird issue with an rtx 2060 and ryzen 5 3600

    so first of all its not my problem its my friend today while he was playing gears 5 and from nowhere gpu usage started to drop to 40% didn't go any higher than that and fps from 150 to 50 constantly i asked him to open up screen share on discord i asked him to open task manager so i can see...
  32. T

    Question Too many Service Host processes

    Hello, I have been playing on my pc R6S and been having micro stutters after roughly 2 hours of gameplay that look like low fps even though my fps counter shows more than 70 when the stutters happen and they look like 20 fps. I've been noticing tons of Service Host Processes in my task manager...
  33. David Acosta

    Question Does anyone knows why all my processes are at 0%?

    This is a problem that has constantly poping up since i got my new computer, thing is out of nowhere my pc decides to give up, videos stop dead on their tracks, i cant write anything, programs dont load, on the task manager all the processes appear to be at 0%, my only option is to restart, but...
  34. editor1

    Question Task manager's performance view is stating different than processes view

    Hi all After afk'n my vm that runs vpn and seeding. I have its ram set to 1,2,3 or 4 I have tested. My host Task manager's performance view is stating my memory is up at 9-9.3 gb used. My idle host is usually 2.3-3 gb without the VM up and running vpn/seeding. I have tested it.. if the vm is...
  35. E

    [SOLVED] Do I need SSD upgrade?

    Hello my hard drive processing data at all time high 100% when i don't have anything open or opened Corel Draw program? Do i need an SSD to boost speed? Thanks View: https://imgur.com/PsLpyge View: https://imgur.com/zBi7MWY
  36. L

    [SOLVED] Task Manager is not showing actual no. of cores.

    I have Amd FX4300.It has 4cores and 4threads.But the Task manager is only showing 2cores and 4logical threads.But when i check in CPUZ it says 4cores and 4threads.But when i do a benchmark on cinebench r15 it also says 2cores and 4 threads.But i also have changed from msconfig to max no. of...
  37. C

    [SOLVED] CPU runs at 100% sometimes for no reason

    Hi, I've had my 8700k for over a year now. This issue has only risen recently. Now and again, the operation of windows will slow to a crawl, with lots of input lag and delay. I will check my task manager, and my CPU will be at 100%. There will either be a "system interrupts" task using 100% of...
  38. clancefergie_

    Question suspicious things in Task Manager

    Recently I looked into my Task Manager to find two applications called "YourPhone.exe" and some program named "腾讯手游助手" I know its a virus or something so I don't want to touch the two programs at all. What exactly are these things and how do I remove them? I don't want to fiddle with it at all...
  39. G

    [SOLVED] Tasks Abruptly Go Into Background

    Ok, so I am using my PC for gaming, keeping task manager open and all to keep an eye on how it's performing, but then abruptly, it registers everything open except itself as background tasks, even spreading out certain grouped programs, and also slowing down said programs quite a lot. After some...
  40. mutatiohn

    [SOLVED] Slow Network Speed when Gaming but not Anything Else

    I'm having an issue with my network speed where I have extremely low speeds when I play any game but my speeds are normal when streaming videos and browsing. In my task manager my network speed doesn't go higher than .5 Mbps when playing games but when I open 5 tabs on a browser all playing...