High CPU and Memory usage is something every other Windows user faces at least once in his lifetime. And for those who are running the Flutter framework, the OpenJDK Platform Binary consuming high CPU and Memory resources is more likely to happen (sometimes over 90% usage).
As per the affected users, this issue generally occurs when the main editor is closed. And if you are also going through this issue on your Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC, then in this fixing guide, we have compiled a list of solutions that might help you.
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Fix OpenJDK Platform Binary High CPU, Memory Usage on Windows
Below are the steps to fix the OpenJDK Platform Binary High resource usage on Windows PC.
1. Kill the Gradle Daemon process
It has been seen that the Grandle Dameon tool continues to run in the background even when you have closed the editor. It is possible that the Grandle Dameon tool is consuming the resource on the behalf of OpenJDK Platform Binary.
Hence you should consider force-stopping the Grandle Dameon tool. You can do this by using Windows PowerShell by following the below steps:
1. Search for PowerShell on your Windows PC and run it as administrator.
2. In the PowerShell window, execute the following command:
This will close the Grandle Dameon Tool. Wair for a while and check if the CPU and memory usage is not normal.
2. Turn off Mobile Hotspot
For some users, turning off the Mobile Hotspot has solved the issue of high resource usage on their Windows PC. Likewise, check if your PC’s Mobile Hotspot is enabled and if it is, then consider disabling it.
To disable Mobile Hotspot in Windows 11:
1. Open Windows settings by pressing Win + I on the keyboard.
2. In Settings, click on the Network & Internet tab from the left and select Mobile Hotspot from the right.
3. Finally, toggle off the Mobile Hotspot switch to turn it off.
3. Update/Reinstall GPU Drivers
Not just the flutter framework programmers but users who play games like Minecraft, also experience the OpenJDK Platform Binary high resource usage. In such cases, you should bring your attention to the GPU driver of your PC.
Consider updating it and if the update is not available reinstall the driver. Follow the below steps to do so:
1. Open the Device Manager on your PC by searching for the same in the Windows search bar.
2. In the Device Manager window, click on the Display adapter section by clicking on it and the right-click on your GPU device.
3. From the context menu that appears, select the Update driver option.
4. On the following popup window, click on the Search automatically for drivers option to let your PC automatically search for update.
5. If there is no update available, then again right-click on that GPU device and click on Uninstall device.
6. Again click on Action in the file menu and select Scan for hardware changes to get back the uninstalled driver reinstalled automatically and see if the issue gets resolved or not..
4. Scan the System Files
Corrupted system files can also cause windows programs and processes to consume high resources. So as best practice, you should consider scanning your system files if they are integrally working or not.
For this, you can use the Windows SFC and DISM scans by following the below steps.
1. Search the Command prompt and run it as administrator.
2. In the command prompt window, Execute the following command to run the DISM scan and wait for the scan to complete:
DISM /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
3. Once done, execute the following command for SFC Scan:
After the scans are finished, restart your PC.
Tip: For a more detailed tutorial, follow our DISM, SFC & DSKCHK Scan Guide.
5. Check for Game Updates
Another best practice for games like Minecraft, players is to check for updates in their game. It is quite possible that the outdated game version is not coping with the OS and causing the OpenJDK Platform Binary high CPU and memory usage. Hence please consider updating your game for the best-possible compatibility.
6. Try reducing the Rendering Distance
Increased rendering distance in the Minecraft game has been seen causing high CPU usage on the system. If you are also playing such games with high rendering distance, then please consider reducing it.
Here’s how to reduce rendering distance in Minecraft.
1. Launch Minecraft on your PC.
2. On the launch screen, click on the Settings option to open the game settings.
3. On the settings screen, head on to the “Video” tab from the left pane.
4. Then on the right side, scroll down to the Render Distance option under the Classic section, and set its value to 20 or below.
7. Disable Integrated GPU
If your Windows PC has integrated as well as dedicated GPUs then it is possible that the game you are playing is using the integrated one.
To force it to use the dedicated GPU for graphical processing, you can disable the integrated GPU from the BIOS.
1. To do so, first, boot your Windows PC into BIOS.
2. Once you are in the BIOS of your PC, look for options like onboard, integrated video, or VGA. You will probably get these settings options under the Integrated Peripherals, Onboard Devices, or Built-in Devices.
3. Once located, turn off the option and restart the PC.
8. Perform a System Restore
By restoring your system to a previous state or point in time, this feature undoes all recent changes, including corrupted files, made to your PC. It will bring your Windows and essential system files, like drivers, installed programs, Windows Registries, and system settings, to their previous state.
It is a good option for those who were not getting the OpenJDK Platform Binary high resource consumption issue. Here’s how to use this feature:
1. Search for “System restore” in the Windows search, and click on Open under the “Create a restore point” result on the right.
2. This will open up the System Properties window. Switch to the “System Protection” tab and click on the “System Restore” button.
3. The System Restore may get suggestions for a recommended restore point if you have one.
You can select the “Recommended restore” option if you wish to use it, or “Choose a different restore point” option if you want to use one of your choices. Then, click “Next.”
If you don’t see the suggestion, then simply click “Next” to continue.
4. On the next screen you’ll get a list of all available restore points (manual and automatic) with timestamps and brief descriptions.
Select the desired restore point and click “Next.”
5. choose a restore point before you were not facing the issue or at the time of file corruption.
Finally, click the “Finish” button to initiate the restoration process.
Your system will now be restored to its previous state before the selected event, and the original files will replace the corrupted files.
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