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100 percebt CPU use in Explorer.exe


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#1 Wolverine 7

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 05:30 PM

Hi,after 2 yrs trouble free running,this computer suddenly has 100 percent cpu usage.

 

Explorer exe seems to be consuming  a lot but not totally sure the culprit.

 

Cpu is not high in Safe mode but is with a clean boot.

 

Malwarebytes scan shows 60 plus pups but nothing else.

 

Hitman Pro finds tracking Cookies

 

TDS Killer finds nothing

 

RKiller found 7 Taskbar tweaker  and Advanced Explorer settings - Hide icons which it terminated.

 

Outside of Safemode with Networking computer is almost totally unresponsive.

 

 

 

Dell Inspiron Duo

 

Windows 7 Home premium - 2gb ram

 

AVG Antivirus (free)

 

Winpatrol

 

Foolish IT Cryptoprevent

 

Firewall - Commodo Firewall Pro

 

Himan Pro

 

Malwarebytes (free)

 

Thanks in advance for any help.

 

 

 



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Posted 11 January 2017 - 07:51 PM

Hi,

 

Please follow this guide from step 6 to get more advanced assistance fixing your issue.

 

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 04:44 AM

Ok,will do.Thanks



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Posted 12 January 2017 - 02:13 PM

Hello,

Now that you have posted a log here: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/637196/explorerexe-100-percent-cpu-usage/ you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a MRT Team member, nor should you ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the MRT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log. I have also deleted the duplicate topics that were posted.

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