FIX: Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High Disk Usage

Had enough from Microsoft compatibility telemetry high disk usage ? Microsoft compatibility telemetry service is really pain in The a** – when it results in high disk usage, Microsoft compatibility Telemetry service initiates high CPU usage also. And, Microsoft Compatibility telemetry service executes high disk usage without notifying the user about it. And, if you are looking for the solution to it – then you are in the right place. In this article, I am going to talk about how you can fix high disk usage due to the Microsoft Compatibility telemetry service.

Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High Disk Usage Fix
Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High Disk Usage Fix

this service allows Microsoft to collect users data and use it for the purpose they want. in most of the cases, it feels like they are spying on us. but that is not the case, they are using service for collecting the bugs report and improving the User experience from the data.

How Do I Fix Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High CPU ?

Sometimes, this Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry Service results in High CPU usage. That may feel annoying sometimes, as the user will not be able to use the computer for the purpose they want. So, Here are Some methods to fix Problems with Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry service.

What Is Microsoft compatibility Telemetry?

This is service, which allows Microsoft to collect user usage data silently in the background. And, they use this data to fix some issues with the OS. So, in a way – Microsoft is making their Operating system better with that data. But, in most of the cases, this feels like an unwanted contribution to the service. So, you can remove this service or you can stop it using the following methods.

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What is Microsoft collecting from Your computer?

Microsoft is collecting a specific type of Data from your user experience. Like, Typed text, everything you say to your personal assistant CORTANA (seems like, CORTANA was never that personal), List of Multimedia files on your computer, First 35 MBs of Webcam feed directly to Microsoft, The type of hardware you use, and other drivers details.

Methods to Fix Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High Disk Usage Issue

There are many methods to fix this issue with your Microsoft Windows. But, here I am going to discuss the Best methods that I tried and which are easy to follow for all type of Layman to Tech geeks. Let’s directly go through all these Methods one by one.

#1 Disable Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry Using Cmd

Some steps with this method would be very helpful to you. Just follow them blindly, and you will feel comfortable. Let’s dive into it.

Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High Disk Usage Fix
Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry High Disk Usage Fix
  1. Open Notepad.
  2. Copy+paste the following Code into it.
  3. sc delete DiagTrack sc delete dmwappushservice echo “” >C:\\ProgramData\\Microsoft\\Diagnosis\\ETLLogs\\AutoLogger\\AutoLogger-Diagtrack-Listener.etl reg add“HKLM\\SOFTWARE\\Policies\\Microsoft\\Windows\\DataCollection” /v AllowTelemetry /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

  4. Now save the script as ‘FU_Microsoft.bat‘.
  5. Right click on the script file and Select ‘Run as Admin’.
  6. BOOM! You are Done!

The service should be stopped for now and for any future instance of the service will not run automatically.

#2 Disable Microsoft Compatibility Telemetry by Deleting ‘COMPATTELLRUNNER.EXE’ with Owner Rights

This is what I call, the Cave man’s method. If you can’t control it – just delete it (or destroy it). So, If you can’t control Microsoft’s Compatibility Telemetry high CPU usage.  simply delete the file that is causing it.  but you cannot delete Windows official files directly.  you need to have permission before accessing those files.

So, let’s get those permissions using These steps That i am going to tell you.  Just follow them, and you will enjoy your privacy without any microsoft intrusion.

  1.  navigate to the folder C:\Windows\system32.
  2.  now look for the file named as ‘CompatTelRunner.exe’.
  3.  select the file, right click and select properties option.
  4.  open advanced settings >  select owners tab >  click on edit button.
  5.  now select the ‘administrators’  option from the open dialogue box.
  6.  now, simply delete the file and you will have no problem.
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From the Editor’s Desk

So, that is all from my side – And, if you have any query regarding Fixing the Microsoft Telementary Service or any High Disk Usage Service. Then, you can leave a comment below. I’ll be very happy to help you out. Thanks for your faith and time. I’ll see you in the next Article.