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Computer Is Going Way Too Slow.


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#1 Morrowind21

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 12:41 AM

My computer is going very slow. I changed things in MsConfig, did disk defrags, disk clean ups, deleated stuff off the hard drive. Today however, I noticed on the menu that pops up when I do Ctrl+Alt+Del It says on the bottom that the CPU usage is at 100%. Could this be causing the problem? And if so, what can I do to fix this? I have 2.8 Ghz or CPU on Intel Pentium 4 BTW.

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 05:57 AM

Welcome to BC. How much RAM do you have? Are you running antispyware, antivirus and a firewall? What type of connection do you have, cable, DSL, dialup, ISDN, T1,...? Is it behind a router?

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 09:14 AM

IF what you are referring to is System Idle Process being 99/100 percent, then that is not a process at all (despite the misleading name) but rather a percentage you are NOT using at the time.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 09:45 PM

Sry for slow reply.

I have 2.5 Gig's of RAM
I am running McAfee anti Virus, FireWall and spyware protection/scan
I have a DSL 256k connection




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