mysqld.exe is using 100% of CPU

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mysqld.exe is using 100% of CPU

mysqld.exe is using 100% of CPU


After turning on a Dell Inspiron laptop, mysqld.exe starts using 100% of the CPU and freezes the computer.

Possible Causes

Remote Access DB program runs mysqld.exe for database purposes and is set to start automatically during Windows startup. It is known to have an issue with using up too much CPU resources.


Disable Remote Access DB in services or Uninstall Dell Remote Access from add/remove programs.

Applies to: Dell laptops

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