Agent Activation Runtime_15831 High CPU and Memory Consumption [Quick Solution for Windows 10/11]

A Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine running Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition had been experiencing high CPU usage and memory consumption issues since it was upgraded to Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2. A restart resolved the problem. The cause of the issue was a Service Host: Agent Activation runtime process consuming high … Read more

Microsoft Office SDX Helper- High CPU in Background [Solution for Windows 10/11]

Microsoft Office SDX Helpers are processes that start automatically whenever you open Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. These processes consume a lot of resources and cause high CPU load. This article explains how to stop Microsoft Office SDX Helper processes from starting automatically. What is the Microsoft Office SDX helper? Microsoft … Read more

Service Host: Diagnostic Policy Service High CPU & Memory Usage [Quick Solution for Windows 10/11]

Microsoft announced it had fixed a high CPU usage issue affecting some customers running the Diagnostic Policy Service (DiagPS). On October 17th, 2017, we published a blog post titled “Service Host: Diagnostic Policy Services High CPU Usage.” In that post, we described how the Diagnostic Policy Service could use up to 90% of a customer’s … Read more