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.
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