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#1 rank0053

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 10:07 PM

Hi my computer is running at 100% CPU even though nothing else is running. I have already run a full scan on my computer using Symantec Antivirus as well as Spybot in Safe Mode. A couple of things turned up in Spybot, but nothing in Symantec. I selected "fix selected problems" in Spybot, but when I logged back in in regular mode, I still had the same problem.

Do you have any recommendations?

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#2 Swordie

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Posted 04 March 2009 - 10:17 PM

Are you sure all of your programs are closed down? How many processes are running? How much Physical Memory are you using?

Do you lag badly when your at 100% CPU?
I know this is not a virus- I had a similar problem on a 256 MB RAM on a Win XP. I'd like to see your situation before I try anything.

Edited by Swordie, 04 March 2009 - 10:17 PM.

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Posted 09 March 2009 - 04:41 PM

What process in the Task Manager is using the most CPU when it is at 100%.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

—George Bernard Shaw




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