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We have difficulty getting online. our cpu usage is 100%. computer very slow.

Cant get to control panel. told to check with administrator(?) Help!!!

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Try the link below if it show the following symptoms plus try to install an antivirus/spyware/adware on your computer for additional protection...

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Your PC had a chance to be infected with new virus, I don't remember the name but it's inside c:\windows\system32\sys.exe file, I just killed one yesterday in my buddy's laptop. It was blocking Task Manager , Registry Editor maybe Control Panel too. Check what goes on if you press <Ctrl><Alt><Del> - then I'll explain my solution

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What Operating system are you using? Are you the administrator?

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This is due to memory and program usage.
Depending on your computers specs. try these steps
1. Disk clean and defrag
2. Virus, spyware, malware, Trojan, rocket scan and removal
3. Registry cleaner and optimizer
4. Check disc space on the C: drive
5. Turn off unnessasery programs auto starting

If this does not work it maybe that you need to upgrade your computer or add some extra RAM.

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Click start Control Panel. Select "User Accounts and Family Safety," then "User Accounts." Click "Turn User Account Control on or off." Remove the check mark next to "Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer." Click "OK." Set All Accounts to Administrator Still in the UAC section of Control Panel, select "Manage another account," and click on a user account. Click on "Change the account type." When working with multiple accounts, some changes can only be made if you and the account holder are both logged in with "Administrator" accounts so you need to change all user accounts to "Administrator." When you are done making changes, you can change them back to "Standard," but always leave at least one "Administrator" account. Select the "Administrator" radio button. Click "Change Account Type" at the bottom right. Repeat this procedure to change each user account to "Administrator." When all user accounts have been changed, close the Control Panel. Create a Full Administrator Account Click "Start" (the Windows Vista icon in the lower left of your screen). In the Search box, type "cmd". Right-click on "cmd," and select "Run as Administrator." An elevated command prompt window will appear. At the command prompt, type "net user administrator /active:yes", and press "Enter." Choose a password and assign it to the "Administrator" account, by typing "net user administrator 'password'", where 'password' is your selected password. For instance, if your password is "abc," type "net user administrator abc". Press "Enter." Type "exit" and press "Enter." Log off. When you log back into your "Administrator" account, you will have full rights.

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There are many things that might cause your PC to run slowly or restart at time and then. It could be a fragmented disk; fragmented registry; a virus, Trojan, or spy ware; high CPU and/or utilization due to too many programs running; high disk I/O; or something else.

To check your CPU and memory utilization, run Task Manager. You can start Task Manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL and then clicking on the Task Manager Button. In Task manager, click on the Performance tab and check CPU Usage and PF Usage. PF Usage is an indicator of memory usage. If one or both of these is high, click on the Processes tab, and sort the columns by CPU or Memory to see what processes are consuming the resource. If you are not sure what the process "Image name" is for, Google the name and you should find what the process is for.

If your CPU and memory usage are reasonable, then you may have a different issue. Even if you running anti-virus software, it may be beneficial to scan your PC with another scanner to check for viruses. No anti-virus software is 100% perfect at catching everything. Here are a few good free online virus scanners that you can run to check your PC: 23&pkj=RRJEDTKJBTVISBYWWYP

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    Also check the memory usage graph on the Performance tab. Memory usage should be low, let's say around 400MB if not many programs are running.
    In the "Physical Memory" section, check the Total value. It should (approximately) show the amount of memory actually installed.
  • Open the Device Manager (Control Panel --> System --> Hardware tab --> Device Manager).
    If error icons are displayed, try to reinstall the drivers for these devices (download the latest versions from the manufacturer's website, if possible)
  • Open the Event Viewer (Control Panel --> Administrative Tools --> Computer Management --> Event Viewer) . Check all logs for errors and warnings. Try to understand and to solve the problems. Especially pay attention to those that did not occur before the time that you changed the motherboard.

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CPU usage 100%

Increase the RAM, if RAM available is no more than 512MB, then it must be upgraded.

Check also your hard drive state. If you have less than 1GB free, that will slow down the system. Go to Start>>Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defregmenter and do a Defrag of the hard disk.

If you have at least 1 GB RAM, and you took care of the hard drive, then you can check the process starting up on their own and remove the useless one, or spot malaware that can affect speed. You can use a software like Hijack This, and search on google te function of each process started on the list reported by the software.

You can download Hijack this here MajorGeeks | If download does not start, then click at the top of the page, where it says Click Here If It Does Not.
Be careful if you delete the wrong files using this software you can harm the system, and Windows may not work properly.

If you think you have malaware you can also install Spy Bot, and do a system scan. Download Spybot from The home of Spybot.

If all the above does not work, and there is no malaware, then you usually reinstall the system.

Check also the bios settings, BIOS can downgrade the CPU speed on default , even if this is uncommon on recent BIOS.

If a computer is still slow with a fresh system and enough resources then it is one of those rare occasions when you have an hardware fault.
Hardware that can cause slow down is: RAM CPU Motherboard HD Video card.
That is very unusual and sure not your case.

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