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Deezer App HIGH CPU Usage on Windows


I am using Deezer 4.3.4 Windows app 32 bits and it has an average of 50-55% of CPU usage. This is incredibly high for a simple streaming app. I do not know what is does on the background, but I know it;s not decoding NASA data. Maybe it's farming Bitcoin... It;s outrageous! I have a i5-7500 wih 3.40GHz , 8GB RAM. Seriously thinking to cancel subscription and uninstall if this is not "fixed" in the next update! Fix your app!

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Best answer by Vladut Dascalescu 29 March 2019, 15:14

Hi @Rudi ,

Followed the steps and now it seems to work fine after an hour of listening. It only consumes 5-10% of CPU, which is acceptable. I'll come back if the problem reappears.

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Hi there @Vladut Dascalescu

Could you please uninstall the app, then search for %appdata% on your start menu and then delete the Deezer folder. After that, reinstall the app and let me know how it goes.
Hi @Rudi ,

Followed the steps and now it seems to work fine after an hour of listening. It only consumes 5-10% of CPU, which is acceptable. I'll come back if the problem reappears.
Hi there @Vladut Dascalescu

Could you please uninstall the app, then search for %appdata% on your start menu and then delete the Deezer folder. After that, reinstall the app and let me know how it goes.


Not working for me. Still high CPU load, still freezes on Win7, Win10.
I am using Deezer 4.3.4 Windows app 32 bits and it has an average of 50-55% of CPU usage. This is incredibly high for a simple streaming app. I do not know what is does on the background, but I know it;s not decoding NASA data. Maybe it's farming Bitcoin... It;s outrageous! I have a i5-7500 wih 3.40GHz , 8GB RAM. Seriously thinking to cancel subscription and uninstall if this is not "fixed" in the next update! Fix your app!



Not working for me. Still high CPU load, still freezes on Win7, Win10.
It has low CPU usage just for short period.
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Hey @Jozef is the CPU this high when you stream/download or when the App is started but you're not listening with it yet? 🙂

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