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Laptop computer lagging horribly

 acer aspire 5100-3357 laptop running windows vista premium is lagging horribly from reboot.

The computer reboots and loads up relativly easily. Once running the cpu usage in taskmanager shoots up to 100% then lags, during lag cannot open any programs and can last for 1+ minutes then can get a moment but only briefly when the laptop doesnt lag. If i pull up yahoo messenger and run webcam, it lags out really bad and cannot do anything for several mins. I have uninstalled various programs, changed what loads up during boot up, cleaned registory, uninstalled norton anti virus (was told this uses up alot of resources) and the problem still persists..... help!!!

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Re: laptop computer lagging horribly

You have something running in the background that is eating up the CPU useage. You need to identify which process is doing this.

Use the built in task manager, using ctrl-alt-delete to bring it up, and see which process is at above 90% cpu usage. Then post back here what you find.

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