Have you ever heard about DLL before? Actually, it stands for the “Dynamic Link Library” and it is used to store some usual application logic that is, in turn, it is accessed by many kinds of other applications. In fact, there is not a way that can launch the DLL file straightly. Usually, some Windows 10 users will have a problem of Windows Host Process rundll32 high disk Windows 10. If you experienced the same problem, here are the solutions that you can try.
METHOD 1: Disabling the Items from Task Scheduler
This first solution is usually used by them who are experiencing this problem after installing the Windows 10. To do this first method, below are the complete instructions to follow.
- First of all, you need to press the Windows button + S together to launch a search bar. After that, type “administrative tools” that is located in the dialogue box. You need to open the first relevant application that comes forth
- After that, browser through a shortcut and then open the TASK SCHEDULER
- Next, you need to navigate to the following path by using the left navigation panel that is located on the Window. Here are the actions that you can do: task scheduler library > Microsoft > Windows > Customer Experience Improvement.
- At the right side, there are three items in this schedule. You need to click the “Consolidator” menu for opening the Properties option. Then, navigate to the triggers tab. You will see a trigger that will trigger the service for every once in a while. You have to click it and then choose EDIT.
- Once that trigger is opened, navigate down until the “Advanced settings” and then in the Enabled part, you have to uncheck the option. Click OK, save this change and you can exit.
- After that, you have to come back to the items’ list. Right-click on that items one by one and then chooses the “Disabled” in every case. Those items’ name is Consolidator, Kernel Ceiptask, and USB chip.
- Close that schedule and restart your computer.
After that, you can find out whether this method is working or not.
METHOD 2: Disabling the Telemetry
Below are the complete steps to disable the telemetry service:
- Press the Windows + R button together to open the RUN application and then type “services.msc” in a dialogue box there. Press the ENTER button
- You will see a service window that pops up. You need to search for “Connected User Experience”. To open its settings, you need to double click on it.
- After that, click STOP option and then choose the Startup Type. Next, you need to set the option into the DISABLED option. Once it was done, you can press the OK button and then exit.
The last thing to do is restarting your computer and find out whether it is working or not.
METHOD 3: Renaming the “aienv.dll”
If the two methods above are not working, you can try the third method below.
- First of all, you have to open the Windows Explorer and then navigate to this path: c:\\windows\system 32
- Once in that folder, you need to search for “aeinv.dll”. In addition, you can also use a search bar that is located at the top part right side of your screen.
- After you have located the file, you have to right-click and then choose the Rename option. Then, rename the file with “oldaeinv.dll”. For this case, Windows may need permission to rename the file. You have to ensure that you are logged in as the administrator. Click OK to continue.
- If you are still experiencing an issue in renaming this file, you may want to change the ownership of the file where it will grant you to rename or amend it.
After renaming the file, you can restart the computer and check the disk or CPU usage.
METHOD 4: Un-Installing the Google Application Engine
Google App Engine is a framework or web to host or develop the web application in the Google Managed Data Centers. In addition, it also has many kinds of supported languages such as the Ruby, Java, Python and the other JVM languages. Maybe, un-installing the Google app engine is the right way to solve the Windows Host Process rundll32 high disk Windows 10.
Below are the instructions that you have to do:
- You need to press the Windows button + R button together. After that, type “control panel” in a dialogue box that is located there and then press the ENTER button.
- In the control panel, choose the option of “Uninstall a program” that is located under the heading of PROGRAMS.
- Next, locate the Google App Engine and then right-click on it and choose the UNINSTALL option.
- After the uninstallation process, you have to restart the computer and then check whether it is solved or not.
This method is also so easy to try.
METHOD 5: Using the Process Explorer for Checking
Process Explorer is a kind of tool that is used by Microsoft that will show you the information about which DLL that has been loaded or opened along with the whole details. It will share the information about CPU usage, resource consumed and many more again. To check through the Process Explorer, here are the steps to do:
- First of all, you have to download the Process Explorer from the Microsoft Official Website
- After you got the unzipped package in the accessible directory, you have to launch it. Usually, you will be greeted by some processes complete with the details. You can click the FILE option that is located at the top left and then choose the option of “Show Details for All Processes”. The administrator privileges are required to do this operation.
- Then, locate the “rundll32.exe” process, do the right-click and choose PROPERTIES. Navigate it to the Image Tab and you will see the culprit.
- Digging for a little and then locate the service or application. In fact, you disable as service using the “services.MSC” easily or you can also uninstall the application like we have done it before.
Those are some methods that you can try.