Tag: background apps


Is Microsoft.photos.exe a virus? Fix high CPU usage

Sometimes a Microsoft.photos.exe process uses so much CPU resources that you may begin to think your PC is infected with a virus. Pro tip: If Microsoft.photos.exe is causing your system to be suspiciously slow, you can do some maintenance work using the Outbyte PC Repair tool. Download PC Repair What is Microsoft.photos.exe? Microsoft.photos.exe is an… Read more.


What is Windows Shell Experience Host? Issue with High CPU

What is Windows Shell Experience Host and why is it so important? If you noticed your computer being unusually sluggish, one possible reason is that ShellExperienceHost.exe is misbehaving. Note: Junk files and system files conflict frequently, resulting in issues with Windows Shell Experience Host and CPU usage. The easiest way to fix this is to… Read more.


What Is YourPhone.exe in Windows 10? Is it a Virus?

When you look at your Windows 10 Task Manager and find the Yourphone.exe process running in the background, the first thing that will come to your mind is that it’s probably a virus, especially if you don’t remember installing an app with that name. Vcredist_x64.exe and api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll are also some of the other processes that… Read more.