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CPU Problems

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by SR5380, Nov 27, 2005.

  1. SR5380

    SR5380 Member

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    Recently I have notice that when Im on the internet or doing something on my computer it seems to freeze, then when I ALT-DELETE I see that the CPU is at 80%-90% then it gose back down when I enter the ALT-DELETE SCreen. I scaned for viruses but I have none. What else could be causeing these sometimes High CPU usage? ANy Help Please.
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    what are you using to virus scan & spyware scan?
     
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    ive been getting the same problem ,since i tried to investigate another prob i had ,i opened my pc up ,to look for mother board number i think moving wires out the way caused it ,as windows was stating up the it started to freeze ,unexpectedly ,still does it
    i use AV and ad aware personal home
     
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    I have Mcafee Suite to virus scan. But I recently re-formatted my hard drive but I still get this problem. I also instaled acrobat reader 7.0 and some time I get this error saying " memory cant be read (Example 00'000369) ACROBAT IE HELPER???? WHen Im online.
     
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    @ john1690:

    It could be an issue with your Hard drive. You might want to check if any cables are loose or something was pulled out.

    @ SR5380:

    Whenever you access the Task Manager, depending on your CPU speed, it may cause the spike, but if it makes it go back down again, it could be that something in the background is running as well.

    I would suggest getting:
    CCleaner: http://www.ccleaner.com/
    good for cleaning up junk from various programs

    Spybot - Search & Destroy: http://www.safer-networking.org/
    Great spyware cleaner

    Ad-aware SE Personal: http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
    Another remover that catches other adware and spyware

    Spyware Blaster: http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
    Great for preventing most to all spyware, etc.

    AVG Anti-Virus: http://www.grisoft.com/doc/1
    A freeware anti-virus software that updates regularly.

    I know this wasn't to ask about what programs could solve the problem, but they could help.

    I also like using this program called RAMpage:
    http://www.jfitz.com/software/RAMpage
    It's a cool little program that shows you your RAM amount that's free in the Taskbar. It could also be used to free some RAM up if you need it or running low.
     
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