Some Windows 10, are experiencing that their OneDrive.exe uses high CPU & Memory. If you find that your OneDrive setup uses a lot of CPU on your Windows 10/8/7 computer, perhaps some suggestions in this post may help you identify and fix the problem.
OneDrive high CPU or Memory usage problem
If you face high-CPU usage with the OneDrive process on your Windows 10 computer, follow these suggestions to resolve the issue:
- Restart OneDrive
- Reset OneDrive
- Run OneDrive Troubleshooter
- Delete otc files
- Disable Telemetry
- Uninstall OneDrive completely & reinstall it.
Let us see them in detail.
1] Restart OneDrive
Open Task Manager, right-click the Microsoft OneDrive process and select End Task. Restart OneDrive and see if this helps.
2] Reset OneDrive
Windows 10 users may Reset OneDrive and see if that works.
3] Run OneDrive Troubleshooter
Windows 8.1/8/7 users may run the OneDrive Troubleshooter and check.
4] Delete otc files
Exit OneDrive and navigate to the following location in File Explorer:
Locate the following two Hidden files and delete them.
Now restart OneDrive and see if it helps.
5] Disable Telemetry
Some people have reported that disabling Windows 10 Telemetry helped them. Download and use our Ultimate Windows Tweaker to disable Telemetry. You will find the tweak under Security & Privacy > Privacy tab. If this does not help, you may reverse the changes made.
6] Uninstall OneDrive completely & reinstall it
If nothing helps, you may have to uninstall OneDrive completely and reinstall it again.
Have any other solutions to fix Do share them in the comments section below.
This post will help you if you are specifically facing OneDrive sync problems & issues.
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