Service Host: Diagnostic Policy Service Using High Memory Fix

You may be able to notice that your system is becoming slow. If you do a deeper investigation it could be that a process called svchost.exe which is connected to the Diagnostic Policy Service, is demanding a significant amount of CPU’s resources and RAM. Other indicators are that your system is getting hotter or your laptop fan is becoming loud. In the logs of error does not reveal the person who created the issue. Worried? Don’t be! Follow the easy steps that are listed below to resolve this issue quickly.

Method 1: Remove SRUDB.dat from the SRUDB.dat document from SRU Folder

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If the two methods above don’t work, then we must remove SRUDB.dat from the SRUDB.dat files from SRU folder. This SRUDB.dat file is associated with the diagnostic policy service. The file can become enormously and result in an excessive amount of memory usage. If we remove this file, the problem of the Diagnostic Policy Service service taking the majority of CPU power is eliminated along with it. Follow the easy steps below to accomplish the same results:

1. 1 – Press the CTRL, SHIFT and Esc keys together on your keyboard to open task manager.

2. Click on the name in order to organize all processes according to name in the task manager (It is simpler to locate)

3 -Now, Locate Service Host: Diagnostic Policy Service

4 – Right click and click the end of the task.

5. You will receive 5 – you will see a UAC window asking you for confirmation to shut down the process running on your system called Service Host Diagnostic Policy Service. Be sure to tick the box to delete any unstored data and then shut down the Shut Down button active and when it becomes up, you can click on it.

6 – Now, go into the tab for

7. Now, select 7 -Now, locate DPS (Diagnostic Policy service) from the list.

8 – Right click , then click on Stop for the stoppage of service.

9 -Now, launch your Run dialogue box using the WIN + R keys together. Once it is open, copy paste the following text and then hit to enter. key to enter. key.

10. You may be informed that you don’t have the proper permissions to be able to access the sru folder. In this case, you can press the Continue button.

11 – Now, you’ll be able view all files within the System folder sru. Select and right click on the file known as SRUDB.dat. In the context menu, choose the delete option.

Delete the SRUDB.datfile.

Method 2 – Change Power Plan

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1. 1. Search for Edit Power Plan using the search box on Windows computer.

2. Now, click the Edit Power Plan button.

3. Now, click to change advanced settings for power.

4. Expand the Wireless Settings of the Adapter and after that, double click to switch on the Power Saving Modeto extend it as well.

Now, select the Maximum Performance for both the On Battery and Plugged in.

Method 3: Stop the Process From Task Manager

The simplest solutions is to shut down the task in task manager and allow it to begin to restart itself. When it is restarted, watch for a few minutes and then check whether the issue has been resolved or not.

1. Right-click on an empty space on the Taskbar and then click the Task Manager option in the context menu for right click.

2. In by default Task Manager would open to it’s processes tab. In the tab for processes it is necessary be able to go to the bottom to look for the section titled Windows Processes. In the section titled Windows process, you will need to locate the process titled the Service Host Diagnostic Policy Services. Just click on it, and then using the right click context menu, select the option to to close the task.

3. You will now see an UAC window that will ask for your confirmation for shutting down the process running on your system called Service Host Diagnostic Policy Service. Make sure you check the box to delete any unsalvaged data and shut down in order to make the Shut Down button active and, once it is to life, you can click on it.

That’s it. The process will start over within a matter of minutes. When it is restarted, you can observe for a while , and then determine whether your issue has been resolved. If not, proceed to the next step.

Method 4: Disable the Service from the Services Manager

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1. Open your Run screen by hitting WIN and R together. Then, in the Run command box, type services.msc and then press the the Enter key.

2. Then, when it appears that the window for services window opens, scroll down and locate the service under it’s Name Diagnostic Policy Service. Do a double click on the listing of this service to start its Property window.

3. We must stop this process. To do this, on the General tab, select the Stop button as illustrated in the image below. If you are notified that the Service was shut down, you can click the OK button to close the window.

Restart your computer and determine if the problem has been resolved or not.

Method 5 Method 5: Create a Batch File

You could also make the batch file, which ends the service and shows the user a prompt to remove the folder. Following that the service is restarted

1 – Copy the contents below into the notepad file

2. Save the file to run.bat

Don’t forget to choose all files from the Save as Type.

3. Click on Save

4. Now select the run.bat and run it as an administrator.

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