[EN] VS Code CPU 100% Usage Fix

Martin Kaše
Mar 6, 2019

If you have problems with your VS Code that uses over 100% of CPU on Windows or 30–40% on Linux, I may have a solution for you. The problem causing this is often TSServer. And with small edit in settings, you can get to 1–5% CPU on Large projects as I have. Just go to settings.json and add these lines:

"files.useExperimentalFileWatcher": false,
"typescript.validate.enable": false,
"javascript.validate.enable": false,
"files.watcherExclude": {
"**": true

This solution is a little aggressive, but it is going to help a lot, and it’s better than VS Code taking all your CPU power.



Martin Kaše

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