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Cpu usage 100

Cpu almost running at 100%

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Usually a CPU running at or near 100% means you have to many running processes. Have you added any hardware? Memory? Still using Windows XP? There are some tips to speed up Win XP: http://www.wikihow.com/Speed-up-a-Windows-XP-Computer Do you do regular Maintenance? Clean the junk from your machine. Try 2 freeware programs to get you started. 1, CCLEANER: http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/ Use the cleaner and registry to remove the junk and free up HDD space, select TOOLS, STARTUP section, disable ALL unnecessary startup programs, this will speed up starts ant running. 2, MALWAREBYTES: http://www.filehippo.com/download_malwarebytes_anti_malware/ In the install, UNCHECK the Trial Pro version, you want the freeware version. Run a Full Scan, delete ALL results, reboot. That should get you started.

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SOURCE: Dell Dimension 8250 PC running Windows XP SP2 has CPU always at 100%

I guess it could be a virus, avast is not the best antivirus in my opinion, try to get a norton antivirus or NOD32 update it and run the scan, it ocuurs when a replicating virus copies files to all your HDD and is always busy...making system busy...and one more thing there could easily be a copy of the virus in your pen drive as well...

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