If your computer fans frequently run in its top speed, and the battery is hot enough to cook an egg, it’s a sign that your CPU is fully loaded. Simultaneously, your computer may slow down. That’s annoying, especially if you’re not actually doing anything. WMI Provider Host WmiPrvSE.exe is a common Windows Management Instrumentation service that sometimes goes out of control, causing an extremely slow Windows 10.

WmiPrvSE.exe is responsible for examination and configuration of desktop, apps, networks, and other system components in order to ensure a proper work of Windows Management Instrumentation.

Fortunately, such high CPU usage is usually easy to fix. There are some steps to help you fix Wmiprvse.exe error and reduce Wmiprvse.exe high CPU usage. They are listed in difficulty of implementation. You just need to try one by one until it worked out.

How to Fix Wmiprvse.exe High CPU Usage

Method 1 | End Wmiprvse.exe process temporarily

Before you try to end the process, it is recommended to use Neptune floating tray to free up CPU resources in one click.

->Open Neptune SystemCare Ultimate>System Monitor>Process Monitor.

->Scroll down and find out Wmiprvse.exe, on the right of the item, click the icon to choose End Process in the drop-down menu.

Method 2 | Debug Wmiprvse.exe process

For this purpose, you have to access Command Prompt:

->Press Win + R on the keyboard to open Run box, and type cmd in a run dialogue box, click Enter.

->Type the following command in the command prompt window:

   reg add “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\wmiprvse.exe” /v debugger /t reg_sz /d debugfile.exe /f

->Click Enter to close Command Prompt.

Method 3 | Restart the Windows Management Instrumentation Service

->Press Win + R on the keyboard to open Run box, type services.msc in and Enter.

-> Find the Windows Management Instrumentation Service, right-click on it and choose Restart.

For various PC problems, Neptune SystemCare Ultimate is recommended. This PC optimization utility will check and fix common computer errors, real-time protect the system from being modified secretly, clean all the junk files hogging RAM resources and optimize your PC for maximum performance.