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In the last few days I've noticed really poor performance on a virtual machine I'm using at work. It's running Windows Server 2003 SP 2. When I check Task Manager, the process wpffontcache_v0400.exe is consuming almost all of the CPU.

What is wpffontcache_v0400.exe and how can I get it to not consume all of the CPU?

When I kill the process it starts up again straight away. Sometimes it resumes to normal CPU usage, other times it just jumps back to 100% usage no how many times I kill it.

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Maybe… – Moab Dec 16 '11 at 6:17
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Clearing the font cache as described here by Jordan and here by Cody seems to do the trick.

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