Fix WMI Provider Host (WmiPrvSE.exe) High CPU Usage On Windows 10

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WMI Provider Host (WmiPrvSE.exe) is abbreviation of Windows Management Instrumentation Provider Service that is an important service where the applications cannot run without it. If that process is stopped, so there are many of the features in your PC will be useless. WMI Provider Host (WmiPrvSE.exe) is consuming the high amounts of CPU. Many of the users have noticed that WMI Provider Host (WmiPrvSE.exe) takes such a high CPU Usage on Windows 10. It makes the system slow, lag and hot. What do you do if that problem happens? To fix WMI Provider Host (WmiPrvSE.exe), there are the methods which can you do to fix it. Please follow its methods in the text below.

Method 1: Restart WMI Provider Host Service.

  1. At the same time, please press “Windows key + R” to open “Run”.
  2. Then please type “services.msc” into the “Run” dialog and press Enter.
  3. After that scroll down the “Service” items to choose “Windows Management Instrumentation” service. Then right click it and choose “Restart”.
  4. The last reboot your computer. Check whether the problem has been solved.


Method 2: Uninstall Components and Drivers Causing the Problem.

  1. At the same time, please press “Windows key + X” to select “Event Viewer”.
  2. Then click “View” and then select “Show Analytic and Debug Logs”.
  3. In the left pane of the window, follow the path: Applications and Service Logs > Microsoft > Windows? WMI Activity >Operational log. Mark down the items listed as Error.
  4. At the same time, please press “Windows key + X” to select “Task Manager”.
  5. After that turn to the “Services” tab and find the processes with matching IDs as marked Error in the “Event Viewer”.
  6. The last select either “Uninstall” or “Disable” to remove the service. You can use a professional driver troubleshooter to uninstall incorrect device drivers. Then to remove incorrect drivers, there are three easy steps which can you try to do: identify Drivers Issues, Update Drivers for Windows 10 and reboot your PC.

Method 3: Boot into safe Mode with networking.

  1. At the same time, please press “Windows key + R” to open “Run”.
  2. In the search bar please type “msconfig” and then press Enter.
  3. Afterwards navigate to “Boot” tab, click the box for “Safe boot” and select “Network” option. To save it, clickApply and OK.
  4. If you have saved your files and data surely, click “Restart” to enter “Safe Mode”.
  5. When in Safe Mode, at the same time press “Windows key and X”, then select “Windows PowerShell (Admin)”.
  6. Please type the command and hit Enter. You will see a troubleshooting window appears. Click Next to let the troubleshooting run.
  7. If the troubleshooting process finishes, please repeat step one. Then navigate to “Boot” tab and empty the box for “Safe boot”. To save and exit, click Apply and OK. After that restart your computer into normal mode.

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