So my power went out the other day for about 10 minutes, with my computer on. I turn it back on and its running really slow, like the start menu takes about a minute to open up and when i try to get on the internet it crashes, then takes about 3 or so minutes to open the page.
I have a compaq desktop computer running windows xp. If you need more info on my computer let me know.
I opened task manager, and go to processes, and find there is a processes called SYSTEM that is making my computer run at 99-100% cpu usage. i looked up what SYSTEM is and its a normal processes, its what they call a "kernal". So im thinking there is a bad driver or something on my computer. I downloaded a program called Glary Utilities, and used it to analyze my drives, and found that the D: drive is using an abnormal amount of resources. So im thinking its something to do with the D: drive, whatever that is, I thought the only drives I had were C and the CD drive.
Im no computer expert, so before i did anything stupid i figured i would ask someone who actually knew what they were talking about.
I did already restore my computer to factory settings, because i didnt have anything important on it, but it didnt do a thing. I ran a bunch of virus scans and found some viruses but i really dont think that had anything to do with it because the problem happened right after a power outage.
SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!