NOTE: This article is 3 years or older so its information may no longer be relevant. Read on at your own discretion! Comments for this article have automatically been locked, refer to the FAQ
for more details.
I've noticed that on my Mac
process has been consuming a very high amount of CPU
for long stretches at a time. Every instance this happened, I had to manually kill that process, but it would get started by macOS
again shortly after. This seemed to happen when there was no network connectivity so I am guessing that RzUpdater
tries to check for updates to the software and locks up when it can't make an Internet connection. Bad design, so here's how you make sure that process doesn't start in the first place.
First in the Activity Monitor
app you have to find the RzUpdater
process, click it and then click the round X button, 'Force process to quit'
, to kill the process.
Next you have to delete the com.razer.rzupdater.plist
file in the /Library/LaunchAgents
directory. To do that type in the following command into the Terminal
The above command will ask you to type in your password before it will delete the file.
Now you can restart your Mac
and the RzUpdater
process will not bother you again.
Hope you found this post useful...
...so please read on! I love writing articles that provide beneficial information,
tips and examples to my readers. All information on my blog is provided free of
charge and I encourage you to share it as you wish. There is a small favour I ask in return however -
engage in comments below, provide feedback, and if you see mistakes let me know.
If you want to show additional support and help me pay for web hosting and
domain name registration,
donations, no matter how small, are always welcome!
Use of any information contained in this blog post/article is subject to this disclaimer
Other posts you may like...