Fix Windows Update High Processor Usage

How to Fix Windows Update High Processor Usage?

Windows Update can sometimes cause high processor usage (50%-100%).

Option 1

A possible cause that is worth checking is if you have run low on disk space.

Ensure that there several Gb of free disc space (ie. > 5Gb).

Option 2

If windows is running as a Virtual Machine, try updating the VM host application,
e.g. check for new version of VirtualBox.

Option 3

Check out this link, and try running Windows Update troubleshooter, useful link