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My PC is running like death warmed up!

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#1 HappyDanny


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Posted 01 June 2010 - 05:27 PM

Hello there and thank you in advance for your kind assistance. The issue is this:

I am using an Acer Aspire 7730 PC with an intel core duo Centrino 2 T5800 processor and running Windows Vista Home Premium.

For a long time now the machine has been running at a minium of 50% CPU and jumping wildly to 75% 90% 100% without an application or process running. Opening a program or a browser window is excrutiating to say the least.

I have searched around a little in the hope that somebody may have the same issue, and the best I could find so far was an artical about the transfer mode of the IDE device being set incorrectly to IPO and causing hardware interupts, alas on inspection I discover that the only device listed under IDE in device manager is a SATA device and displays no transfer mode information.

I have ensured that the machine is clean of malware and viruses.

If anybody could help that would be marvelous! (and apologies if I have chosen the incorrect area to post).

Kind regards

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Posted 01 June 2010 - 08:08 PM

Download Process Explorer: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb896653.aspx
Unzip ProcessExplorer.zip, and double click on procexp.exe to run the program.
Click on View > Select Colunms.
In addition to already pre-selected options, make sure, the Command Line is selected, and press OK.
Go File>Save As, and save the report as Procexp.txt.
Attach the file to your next reply.

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