CPU Usage 100%

  Sony 09:39 24 Mar 03

My PC takes about 15mins to start up. It regularly says CPU Usage 100%. I've cleared Temp Internet files, taken off screen saver and background and clearedtemp C+ D drive files. Any clues?

  Lú-tzé 10:12 24 Mar 03

What is your OS? That, and your hardware spec is needed to give a useful answer. Still, have a look at the following links:

click here


click here

for a couple of options.

  Sony 10:28 24 Mar 03

many thanks - my os is windows 2000 professional.

  powerless 10:34 24 Mar 03

Run Check disc and Defragmenter.


Start > Run > Copy and paste:


Click "ok"

Startup tab, how many ticks are present? Remove them all. Apart from Anti Virus and Firewall if you are running them.

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