SYSTEM PROCESS HOGGING RESOURCES

  david-213984 18:50 10 Aug 10
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HI HAS ANYONE HAD THIS PROBLEM, I AM RUNNING WINDOWS XP ON A OLDISH PC WHICH IS RUNNING SLOW WHEN OPENING TASK MANAGER UNDER IMAGE NAME A PROCESS CALLED SYSTEM THAT ALSO HAS A USER NAME CALLED SYSTEM IS TAKING ABOUT 70% OF THE MACHINES RESOURCES I HAVE RAN SPYBOT PEST PATROL AVG VIRUS AND MALWAREBYTES SCANS THERE WAS SOME MALWARE WHICH I THEN DELETED BUT I STILL HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM IF ANYONE CAN HELP THANKS IN ADVANCE

CHEERS DAVE

  Technotiger 19:02 10 Aug 10

If you are talking about System Idle Process, then a figure of 90% - 99% is quite normal and nothing to worry about, this is how it should be when the CPU is idling.

  Technotiger 19:03 10 Aug 10

PS- using Capital letters is akin to Shouting on this and any other Forum.

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