Disable the Google Chrome Software tool
If you use Google Chrome, you may have noticed that Google Chrome uses a CPU-heavy disk. If you check the task manager, you will see that the Software Reporter Tool process is consuming a lot of CPU power. You must be thinking about what is Software Reporter Tool. Software Reporter Tool is an advanced Google Chrome error reporting and management tool. The tool will monitor your activity in Google Chrome. Here is how you can disable the Google Chrome Software Reporter Tool in Windows 10.
The Software Reporting Tool will submit bug reports, if any, to Google. The tool is not connected to the web but monitors all Chrome activities. It is visible as “software_reporter_tool.exe”. If high CPU usage occurs, the Google Chrome Software Reporter tool will stop working. Google has renamed this tool and is now called Chrome Cleanup Tool.
The user is unaware of the existence of the Chrome Software Reporter Tool and searches online for the third-party tool. So the question is what is the role of Chrome Software Reporter Tool or Chrome Cleanup Tool?
Block or disable the Google Chrome Software Reporter tool
This Chrome Error Reporter tool informs Chrome about unexpected ads and errors. CPU usage of Chrome Reporter Software tool is the only problem of Chrome Reporter Software and that is why users want to get rid of it.
Where is Chrome Report Tool
The Chrome Reporter tool is an executable file found in the Chrome app installation folder as Software_reporter_tool.exe. The Chrome app data folder includes browser settings, bookmarks, saved passwords, and user information.
Is it safe to use the Chrome Reporter tool?
Yes, it is completely safe to use the Chromium Report Tool. As you can see, the tool is signed by Google. Also, the report tool does not have any network communication. The only function of this tool is to monitor the activity of Google Chrome and also if an error occurs, it will send a crash report to Google.
The Chrome Software Reporter Tool is associated with the Chrome Cleanup Tool. But the problem is that they are using a lot of CPU power. This is more than any other third-party tool.