CPU usage is high

  steve263000 16 Aug 11
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I am continually getting warned by Norton that the CPU usage is high on at least one of the CPU's. I have a Compaq laptop with a 64 bit system and 4gb of memory. Although I do manipulate photos, it is not to a massive extent and I upload vidoes to youtube but not every day. I also get warnings when I am just emailing or surfing.

Has anyone got an idea of what is happening? The system is not two years old yet.

  northumbria61 16 Aug 11

See here (refers to Norton installed) link text

  steve263000 17 Aug 11

Thanks for that reply. There was a lot of interesting facts on that

  buteman 17 Aug 11

Go into Task Manager to see what is using up the CPU.

If nothing running System idle Process should be showing about 97% and that is normal.

Anything else using up a lot of the CPU let us know what.

  steve263000 17 Aug 11

Thanks buteman I will have a look and get back on here. Away in a couple of days so will try tomorrow

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