How To Fix Nvidia Container High CPU Usage On Windows 10

Nvidia is a popular graphics card and considered to be the best graphics card in the market today. It is owned by an American company that manufactures high end graphics card for that ultimate gaming experience. Although Nvidia is a solid graphic card driver there are instances wherein certain issues can occur such as the Nvidia Container using up too much CPU power on your computer. With these, your computer tends to slow down its performance and other background processes. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle how to fix Nvidia Container High CPU Usage On Windows 10.

What to do if you experience Nvidia Container High CPU usage on your Windows 10 PC

There are several factors that can cause high CPU usage ranging from an updated driver to the presence of additional software and Nvidia Telemetry Container. Listed below are the troubleshooting solutions you need to do to fix Nvidia Container High CPU usage.

Before performing any of the recommended troubleshooting solutions listed below its best to restart your computer first. This will refresh the operating system and remove any corrupted temporary data that could be causing the problem.

Solution 1: Uninstall GeForce Experience

Although GeForce Experience is an application that is also developed by Nvidia and usually accompanies GeForce Graphics card, there are instances wherein users experienced Nvidia Container High CPU usage when this software is installed. It is best to try to uninstall GeForce experience to check if it is the culprit of the problem.

  1. At the search bar located at the lower left on your windows, type Control Panel

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  2. Click on Control panel result to open Control Panel section.

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  3. Make sure the View by is set to Category.

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  4. Click on Uninstall a program under Programs tab.

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  5. Scroll down and locate GeForce Experience from the list of program

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  6. Right click on GeForce Experience and Select Uninstall/Change tab.

    Follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall it.Nvidia Container High CPU Usage

  7. Restart the computer.

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After computer completely reboots, check if Nvidia Container High CPU Usage issue still occurs.

Solution 2: Install Old Nvidia Graphics

Users have reported to have experienced High CPU Usage with Nvidia Container after they update their card drivers. There are times wherein new updates can take up more of the computer’s resources than required and necessary, it is best to downgrade to the previous driver version that was previously working from the device manager and see if the issue is resolved.

  1. Press Windows key + R on your keyboard to open RUN dialog box.
  2. At RUN dialog box, type “devmgmt.msc”, press Enter or click OK to open device manager section.
  3. At Device manager window, click on Display Adapters to expand it graphics drivers.
  4. Right click on your Graphics driver and select Uninstall device from the drop down menu.
  5. Confirm prompts to confirm uninstallation of graphics device driver. Wait for the uninstall process to complete.
  6. Go to Nvidia Website from here.
  7. Input the correct details and information of the graphics card and Click Search.
  8. Select from the list of available drivers and then click Download.
  9. Save and open downloaded file to execute. Follow the on-screen instructions on how to install it.

After installing Nvidia Graphics Driver, check if Nvidia Container High CPU Usage issue still occurs.

Solution 3: Disable Schedule Tasks and Nvidia Telemetry Container Service

The Nvidia Telemetry Container is used to track logs, and behaviors on your computer. It is also used to report Nvidia bugs. There have been reports from users that after they disable tasks scheduled and completely disabling Nvidia Telemetry Container service helps fix High CPU usage issue.

  1. At the search bar located at the lower left , type Control Panel
  2. Click on Control panel result to open Control Panel section.
  3. Make sure the View by is set to Large Icons.
  4. Click on Administrative tab.
  5. Locate and click Task Scheduler tab from the window
  6. At Task Scheduler window, click on Task Scheduler library at the left pane.
  7. At right pane, locate all tasks that begins with “NvTm”, right click on each of the tasks and select Disable from the drop down menu. Do this for the rest of the tasks with the same name.

After tasks has been disabled, the next thing to do is to disable Nvidia Telemetry Container. Follow the steps below on how to do it:

  1. Press Windows key + R on your keyboard to open RUN dialog box.
  2. At RUN dialog box, type “services.msc”, press Enter or click OK to open services section.
  3. Scroll down and locate Nvidia Telemetry Container from the list of services. Right click on it and select Properties from the drop down menu.
  4. At Nvidia Telemetry Container properties window, make sure service status is set to stopped.
  5. Make sure Startup type is set to Disabled.
  6. Click Apply to apply changes made.
  7. Click OK to exit properties section.

Check if Nvidia Container High CPU Usage issue still occurs.

Solution 4: Restart Services

There are instances wherein simply restarting certain services can help fix any computer related issues encountered. Some of the services prevents the computer’s GPU to function at full capacity thereby causing High CPU usage issue

  1. Press Windows key + R on your keyboard to open RUN dialog box.
  2. At RUN dialog box, type “services.msc”, press the Enter key or click OK to open services section.
  3. Scroll down and locate “Nvidia Display Container Local System” from the list of services. Right click on it and select Stop from the drop down menu.
  4. Then, right click on Nvidia Display Container Local System again and select Start from the drop down menu. This should restart Nvidia Display Container Local System service.

Check if Nvidia Container High CPU Usage On Windows 10 issue still occurs.