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My sony vaio laptop always shows 100% cpu usage i use vista

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That is most likely due to too many apps starting up at the beginning...can you sort that panel by cpu usage, and see what are listed under the user account. be careful NOT to do anything with the system files

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First, I appreciate the details provided in your question. Thanks!
The specification of your laptop are fine and enough to run and support Vista. It is true that greater number of processes and CPU usage causes, but normally the machine can handle it well if it gets proper ventilation.
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