P6 Project Management Client Stops At 25% Or 50% CPU Maximum Usage (Doc ID 1233763.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version: 5.0 to 7.0 SP1 - Release: 5.0 to 7.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The P6 Project Management client application stops at 25% or 50% CPU maximum usage when performing any long running processes such as importing a large XER file, summarizing all projects, scheduling a large project or copying and pasting an active project.

Steps to view the CPU usage:
  1. Perform any long running process in the P6 Project Management client application.
  2. Launch the Process Explorer (procexp.exe).
  3. Right-click on the PM.exe process and select Properties to view the CPU usage.

    Cause

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