What is Runtime Broker and Fix Its High CPU Error on Windows 10

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Windows 10

Runtime Broker
 is a Windows process in Task Manager. It helps manage permissions for apps from Windows Store on your Windows 10. Normally, it should use just a little memory and has a very low CPU usage. But for some reasons, Runtime Broker exactly has High CPU Usage to make your Windows 10 run slowly. If you encounter such error on your Windows 10, no worry any more. Here we’ve got the answer for you.

Since it is used for managing apps from Windows Store, Runtime Broker is necessary for protecting your Windows 10 security and privacy when running those apps. In such case, we recommend you do not try to disable it in Task Manager to fix the error. 

Here we introduce 2 tried-and-true fixes for it.

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Fix 1. Turn off “Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows” option

Fix 2. Disable background apps

Fix 1.  Turn off “Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows” option

Many Windows 10 users reported that disabling Windows tips immediately drops CPU Usage. So be sure to take it a try.

How to:

1)
Click Settings button from Start menu.

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2)
Click System.

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3)
Click Notifications & actions on the left pane.
Then scroll down to uncheck Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows on the right pane.

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You will get rid of the error by this error. If the problem still occur, try next fix.

Fix 2. Disable background apps

1)
Go to Settings as step 1) shown in Fix 1.

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2)
Click Privacy.

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3) 
Scroll down on left pane to choose Background apps.
And uncheck the on-run apps.

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That’s all there is to it.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave comment below.