Windows 10 is powerful and has a wide range of useful features. Numerous services running in the background make this the most flexible operating system on laptops and PCs. One of the useful services is called the State Repository Service. In this article, you'll learn:
This is a very useful service that is active at all times while the computer is running. The State Repository Service improves the functionality of the Microsoft Edge browser by working as a sort of a browser cookie that regularly takes a snapshot of your browsing information. This information includes your:
All of this information enables Microsoft Edge to continue where you left off on another device, such as another Windows computer, smartphone or tablet. The service stores the snapshots of your browser information and safely stores it in the cloud. Then, the last stored snapshot is automatically accessed and used by the Microsoft Edge browser on another device where you are using the same Microsoft account. If you are browsing on your computer, you can simply take your Windows tablet and move to the couch, where you can easily continue where you stopped browsing on your computer. However, like all the other good things, this service can malfunction from time to time. The most common bug is the "State Repository Service high CPU usage". However, you can fix this issue in a couple of simple steps.
If you are experiencing the State Repository Service high CPU usage bug, there are a couple of things you can do:
The first thing you should try is to restart the State Repository Service.
Doing this will restart the State Repository Service, you can now double-check whether its CPU usage is still too high.
If the CPU usage remains too high, could do is disable the State Repository Service. To do this, you will have to:
Doing this will disable the State Repository Service, and its high CPU usage will stop. You can keep using your computer as normal. If you don't want to disable it, there is one more thing you could try.
Resetting the Microsoft Edge browser might be the fix you've been looking for all along - this might fix the high CPU usage bug, and still let you switch your browsing seamlessly from your computer to your device. First, try to repair Microsoft Edge, and if this if this doesn't work, you can easily reset it.
One of the above mentioned methods will certainly prevent the State Repository Service from using too much of your CPU, but if the problem persists, you might want to visit the official Microsoft forums and seek alternative solutions.
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