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shellexperiencehost.exe windows shell experience host

Windows Shell Experience Host is also known as ShellExperienceHost.exe. It is the Windows component responsible for the window display function of Universal Windows applications. It is the component of the Windows shell (basically, the graphical user interface in Windows) that specifically handles universal applications.

How do I fix Microsoft Windows with ShellExperienceHost?

  • Update your graphics card driver. According to users, sometimes Microsoft.
  • Check for updates.
  • Uninstall Dropbox.
  • Enter Safe Mode.
  • Perform DISM scan.
  • Perform System Restore.
  • Re-register Start Menu by using PowerShell.
  • Create a new user profile.

ShellExperienceHost.exe Basic Information

  • Developer: Microsoft Corporation
  • Programs: Microsoft Windows Operating System or Application Frame Host
  • Executable file/process:  ShellExperienceHost.exe
  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Folder location:  subfolder of C:\Windows, such asC:\Windows\SystemApps\ShellExperienceHost_cw5n1h2txyewy\
  • Known file size: 2,095,968 bytes

How to Fix High Windows Shell Experience Host CPU Usage

  • Solution #1: Update Windows
    • Click Start, then choose Settings.
    • Scroll down and click Update & Security.
    • Click on Windows Update.
    • Click the Check for updates button.
    • If you see any available updates, click the Download and install link.
  • Solution #2: Change Your Background
    • Navigate to Settings using the instructions above.
    • Click Personalization Background.
    • On the left panel, choose a different type under the Background dropdown.
    • You can choose either Picture or Solid color instead.

Can I end Windows shell experience host?

No, you cannot disable “Windows Shell Experience Host” and you shouldn’t do it anyway. It is an important part of delivering the images you see in Windows 10. Just right-click the Task Manager and select “End Task”. Windows will restart the task automatically after a few seconds.

How do I run the Windows shell experience host?

  1. Go to Search and type ‘task manager’ (without quotes).
  2. Select Task Manager from the list of search results.
  3. In your Task Manager, navigate to the Details tab.
  4. Locate Windows Shell Experience Host and right-click on it.
  5. Select the Set affinity option.

What does the program do Windows Shell experience host ShellExperienceHost exe?

Windows Shell Experience Host is also known as ShellExperienceHost.exe. It is the Windows component responsible for the window display function of Universal Windows applications. It is the component of the Windows shell (basically, the graphical user interface in Windows) that specifically handles universal applications.

How do I get rid of ShellExperienceHost exe?

To remove ShellExperienceHost.exe & MicrosoftShellHost.exe Miners, follow these steps:

  1. STEP 1: Print out instructions before we begin.
  2. STEP 2: Use Rkill to terminate suspicious programs.
  3. STEP 3: Use Malwarebytes AntiMalware to Scan for Malware and Unwanted Programs.

How do I reinstall Microsoft Windows and ShellExperienceHost and Microsoft Cortana?

  1. Click Start icon or Win key to trigger Start Menu has about 2~3 seconds legacy.
  2. Win + Q key to popup Cortana no any effects.
  3. press any key in Start Menu no effects (the OS itself will begin to query my content if no such issue)

How to fix the Windows Shell Experience Host high memory usage

  • Method 1: Uncheck the “Automatically pick an accent color from my background” option
    • Click on the Windows icon in your taskbar to open the Start menu, then choose Settings. Alternatively, you can use the Windows + I keyboard shortcut.
    • Click on the Personalization tile.
    • Choose Colors from the left-side menu.
    • Scroll down until you see the “Choose your accent color” section. Here, make sure that the box next to “Automatically pick an accent color from my background” is empty.
    • Close the Settings app and wait a few minutes to check if the CPU usage jumps up again. If the Windows Shell Experience Host uses a consistently low amount of memory, you’ve successfully fixed the issue.
  • Method 2: Turn off slideshow backgrounds
    • Click on the Windows icon in your taskbar to open the Start menu, then choose Settings. Alternatively, you can use the Windows + I keyboard shortcut.
    • Click on the Personalization tile.
    • Make sure to stay on the default Background menu.
    • Under the Background section, select either “Picture” or “Solid color”. These options are static, meaning that no changes are done on the go that affects the Windows Shell Experience Host.
    • Close the Settings app and wait a few minutes to check if the CPU usage jumps up again. If the Windows Shell Experience Host uses a consistently low amount of memory, you’ve successfully fixed the issue.
  • Method 3: Run the System File Checker
    • Press the Windows + R keys on your keyboard to launch the Run utility. Type in “cmd” and  press Ctrl + Shift + Enter. This is going to open the Command Prompt with administrative permissions.
    • Type in the following command and press Enter: sfc /scannow
    • Wait for the System File Checker to finish scanning your computer. If it finds any errors, you’ll be able to fix them automatically through the SFC command itself, which may also fix errors related to the Windows Shell Experience Host.
  • Method 4: Limit the CPU usage of ShellExperienceHost.exe
    • Right-click on any empty space in your taskbar and choose Task Manager.
    • Switch over to the Details tab.
    • Locate the ShellExperienceHost.exe process. Right-click on it and choose Set Affinity.
    • Set your desired processor affinity, then click OK.
    • Close the Settings app and wait a few minutes to check if the CPU usage jumps up again. If the Windows Shell Experience Host uses a consistently low amount of memory, you’ve successfully fixed the issue.