WinSCP constantly uses 20% GPU all the time

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WinSCP constantly uses 20% GPU all the time

Dear Developers,

I am using WinSCP version 5.15.2 (build 9590). Recently, I have been feeling that my laptop running Windows 10 becomes hot and the fan makes loud noise. By using task manager on windows, I found that WinSCP uses 20% GPU all the time. So, I guess this is the reason why my laptop is hot every time I use WinSCP. Could you please help me solve this issue? It is so annoying.

Thank you.

Jack

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Re: WinSCP constantly uses 20% GPU all the time

Do you have the problem, if you start WinSCP with a fresh configuration? You can do that for example by starting it with /ini=c:\somepath\winscp.ini command-line parameter.

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Thanks for your reply. I have found out that WinSCP uses something in Game DVR. Turning Game DVR off reduces GPU uses to 0% immediately. If I create a new winscp.ini file and turn Game DVR on, GPU use gets back to 20% all the time.

Jack

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Thanks for sharing your findings.
WinSCP has nothing to do with Game DVR.
Didn't you by mistake configure WinSCP as game in Game DVR?

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I have done nothing to Game DVR. Everything was fine a few months ago. Recently, there were some updates installed on my laptop and I found the issue. This is crazy but true.

Thanks Martin,

Jack.

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