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System in Task Manager

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#1 erachinskas


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Posted 21 June 2010 - 08:36 AM

Ok So Now my computer has slowed to a crawl.
I open Task Manager window and have a process called System in the Image Name and User Name System. This Is running with 99,768 mem usage. My CPU Usage is now at 100% all the time. I have checked threw the Startup List and found this COULD be bad. I have ran Malyware, Trojan cleaner, spybot, AVG and all have come back Nothing. I mad sure all were updated before scanning and have tried to Stop Process. Nothing yet. What am i missing?

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#2 computerxpds


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Posted 21 June 2010 - 08:41 AM

The process "system" is the windows kernel and it is required to run as the windows kernel is the base of the windows operating system. As for the slowness i do not know, what do you have running? What is the process that is using the most CPU other than the "System" process?

Edited by computerxpds, 21 June 2010 - 08:41 AM.

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#3 hamluis



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Posted 21 June 2010 - 09:46 AM

System should not be using nearly that amount of memory...I will move this to our Am I Infected forum.


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