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Windows 10: SysMain Causing High Disk or High CPU Use? Here’s the way to disable it

Windows 10: SysMain Causing High Disk or High CPU Use? Here’s the way to disable it

Windows 10: SysMain Causing High Disk or High CPU Use? Here’s the way to disable it

The October update of Windows 10 prompted us to continue with those who had disabled the super search function in Windows 10 because it slowed down the high usage of our computer’s hard drive.

It has now been replaced by the SysMain, which is essentially the same, but under a new name.

And of course it started working fast on my computer. I knew I had disabled Superfetch and I was shocked to see that this new thing called SysMain uses up my hard disk space and slows down my computer to a point that makes it insensitive and extremely annoying. Fortunately you can disable SysMain in on Windows 10 and I will show you how to do that.

 

But first…

What is SysMain and should I turn it off?

In principle, SysMain is identical to Superfetch, but with a different name. This service analyzes your computer usage patterns and optimizes the launch of applications and programs on your computer.

The problem, however, is that for most people SysMain starts using too many resources, has a high disk usage and slows down the computer to an unbearable level.

I personally went through it for a few days before I went crazy and started to find the culprit (at first I thought it was the Windows Update bootloader that slowed me down, but it was SysMain).

In other cases, SysMain ultimately consumes all the power of the processor, not the player… but in the end it doesn’t matter what it does, because the result is the same: Your computer is slower, not faster as the SysMain service claims.

 

So, uh… Is it necessary to shut down SysMain under Windows 10? If you don’t have a problem with this (yet), I don’t see why you shouldn’t turn it off.

On my computer, there is no noticeable difference in speed when the function is activated or deactivated. The only difference is that I don’t have to put up with having my computer slowed down in the morning when I go to work.

Then yes, if this causes you problems, please turn off SysMain and repair your high disk usage or your large number of processors by following the instructions below!

How do you disable SysMain?

It’s very simple: First press the Windows and R keys and then type a new services.msc window that appears.

Windows 10: SysMain Causing High Disk or High CPU Use? Here’s the way to disable it

 

You then get to a screen that shows you all the services in your system (running, stopping or shutting down), and it’s usually a good idea not to mess them up if you really don’t know what you’re doing.

In this case, try disabling SysMain, which is safe and will actually help you speed up your computer or laptop if it causes problems.

In the Services (buildings) category, scroll down until you find an entry called SysMain, as shown below:

Windows 10: SysMain Causing High Disk or High CPU Use? Here’s the way to disable it

 

Right click on it and select Properties to open the Properties menu:

Windows 10: SysMain Causing High Disk or High CPU Use? Here’s the way to disable it

 

From there, first click on the Stop button at the bottom of the service status page: In the menu above, select Disabled instead of Automatic during commissioning:

Windows 10: SysMain Causing High Disk or High CPU Use? Here’s the way to disable it

Finally, click Apply and OK, and you’re done! The SysMain service is stopped and will not restart at startup.

 

You now have SysMain turned off in Windows 10, and you shouldn’t have any more performance problems. It can be resumed later (usually after the new Windows 10 update), but if that happens, now you know how to turn it off to regain control of your computer’s performance.

And there she is! I hope you found our tutorial useful and that it will save you a lot of time in the future, now that you know how to disable SysMain in Windows.

 

 

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