What Is kernel_task and Why It Takes So Much CPU?


You can open the Windows Task Manager to view which programs are currently running on your computer. If you are using a Mac computer, you can use Activity Monitor to do the same job.

After opening it, you can find numerous programs. Some are programs you know, while some are programs you don’t know. For example, kernel_task is the one you always see in Activity Monitor, but you may don’t know what it is and you may even suspect it is malware. First, we will tell you the answer: kernel_task is not malware. It is the operating system you are running.

To help you better understand it, we will show you what kernel_task Mac is in this post.

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