You have installed Desktop Central on a virtual machine and you find 100% CPU usage in the task manager.


This could happen if mysql-nt.exe causes 100% CPU usage.


Go to task manager and identify if mysql-nt.exe. consumes 100% of the CPU utilization. Follow the steps mentioned to resolve this issue:

  1. Stop Desktop Central Server
  2. Open task manager and verify if mysql-nt.exe process related to Desktop Central is not active. You can refer to the Image Path Name against the corresponding process to confirm that the process is related to Desktop Central.
  3. Clear the contents in the MYSQL temp folder (<installed directory>/mysql/data/temp)
  4. Restart Desktop Central Server.

You can see that mysql-nt.exe does not consume 100% CPU utilization.

Applies to: Cleaning MYSQL Temp, Antivirus Exclusion, Java.exe

Keywords: 100% CPU, Virtual Machine, High CPU Usage

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