Malicious software enters your computer system through various means, the most common of which are downloaded applications. The GSvr.exe file is an executable file that comes with the Energy Saver Advance program from GIGABYTE, and it could take a huge amount of your system’s resources.
The GSvr.exe file runs in the background and has no visible window open for the program. Also, at times, this application can cause overheating issues if left unchecked.
Fix GSvr.exe high CPU usage problem
The GSvr.exe may be a legitimate executable file for the energy-saving application or a virus that’s disguised as the original file. Here’s how we’ll confirm its authenticity and remove it if needed.
- Confirm that the GSvr.exe is malicious or not.
- Reinstall the program
- Uninstall the program from your PC.
- Use the Disk Cleanup tool.
In the section that follows, we’ll explore the above solutions, giving you step-by-step guides on each of them.
1] Confirm that the GSvr.exe is malicious or not
If you find the GSvr.exe on your Task Manager taking tons of memory space, don’t proceed to remove it just yet. You first have to be sure that it’s not the legit file. To do this, follow the steps below:
Open File Explorer and navigate to the following path:
The GSvr.exe should be in the above directory. If you don’t find it here, it may not be the real thing.
Secondly, the size of the legitimate GSvr.exe is from around 0.05 MB to o.09 MB. However, the GSvr.exe virus is usually way larger than that. The size of the file is another strong pointer that the file may be malicious. You should run an antivirus scan.
Note that even if the GSvr.exe is legitimate, deleting the file doesn’t harm your computer in any way. So, if you determined that the GSvr.exe file is genuine, but it still causes issues, you can continue with the steps below to remove it safely.
2] Reinstall the program
If you need this program it would be better if you downloaded a fresh setup and reinstalled the program.
See if this helps; else proceed.
3] Uninstall the program
The gsvr.exe file is linked to GIGABYTE’s Energy Saver Advance Program. So, to completely get rid of it, you start by removing the root, which is the aforementioned software. To do this, open the Run dialog box, type appwiz.cpl, and hit ENTER.
Find Energy Saver Advance B or Dynamic Energy Saver from the list of installed programs, right-click on it, and select Change/Remove or Remove. Follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall the application and restart your machine after that.
Sometimes, the gsvr.exe file prevents you from deleting it. In this instance, there are a number of Command Prompt commands that you can use to get it off your system. Let’s explore them next.
4] Use the Disk Cleanup Tool
Run the Disk Cleanup Tool It rids your hard drive of temporary files and residues of the problematic gsvr.exe file.
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All the best!