Feeds Search Application Task Manager Using All RAM? Fix It Now

What Is Feeds Search Application in Task Manager

What is the Feeds Search application task manager? As you might know, Microsoft released the “ News and Weather Feeds” for Windows 10/11 taskbar since Windows 10 21H1. This feature provides you with quick access to weather information, daily news, and headlines that update throughout the day. It is an optional feature that you can enable or disable from the taskbar.

How to Fix Feeds Task Manager High Memory Usage on Windows 10/11

How to fix Feeds task manager high memory usage on Windows 10/11? After investigating extensive user reports from different forums, we summarize the following several effective fixes.

# 1, End the Feeds Search Application Task Manager

The first and fastest way that has been proven by lots of users is to kill the Feeds Search application process in Task Manager. Here’s how to do that:

# 2. Disable the News and Interest Feature

As discussed above, the Windows Feeds using all RAM issue is directly associated with the News and Interests feature. So, we recommend you turn off the feature and see if it works.

# 3. Install the Latest Windows Updates

Some users from the answersmicrosoft.com forum reported that disabling the News and Interest feature only fixes the Feeds using high memory issue temporarily. The memory leak issue never comes back after installing the Windows 10 version 21H1 KB5010415 update.

# 4. Uninstall the Recently Installed Third-Party Software or Application Drivers

Some other people also reported that the Windows 10 Feeds high memory issue occurs after they install third-party software or application drivers like NVidia 3D drivers. If this scenario applies to you, you can try uninstalling the third-party software and check if it works.

# 5. Perform a System Restore

If the Feeds task manager high memory usage problem persists after trying all the above methods, you may have to consider performing a system restore. By doing so, you can revert your system to an earlier state where your computer function normally.

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