sws.exe

Process name: Microsoft Smooth Working Set

Application using this process: Microsoft Smooth Working Set

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

sws.exe

Process name: Microsoft Smooth Working Set

Application using this process: Microsoft Smooth Working Set

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

sws.exe




Process name: Microsoft Smooth Working Set

Application using this process: Microsoft Smooth Working Set

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

What is sws.exe doing on my computer?

sws.exe is a product of Microsoft, which assesses which applications are used the most, and can re-order the disk layout, to ensure these applications are closer together. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
Non-system processes like sws.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
sws.exe

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Is sws.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system.
sws.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove sws.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. sws.exe is used by 'Microsoft Smooth Working Set'.This is an application created by 'Microsoft Corp.'. To stop sws.exe permanently uninstall 'Microsoft Smooth Working Set' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time.

Is sws.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up.

Why is sws.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.







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