Tea Timer

  r.s.logan 12:54 24 Jun 08

We have windows XP and SP3 installed .We use Spybot and Avast . I notice there is part of Spybot called Tea Timer , could this cause the pc to run slow ? If so ,would it be wise to un-install Spybot or disable , if possible Tea Timer.The slow running is more noticeable in the evening when my son is on usually chatting to friends etc. and cracks him up. Grateful for any advice , maybe time to replace computer??

  birdface 13:08 24 Jun 08

Yes it could.Try with it switched off.

  birdface 13:10 24 Jun 08

Try Taskmanager when computer is running slow And see if there is anything hogging the CPU.If nothing running system idle process should be showing about 97%

  brundle 13:35 24 Jun 08

Switch off TeaTimer click here

  r.s.logan 13:44 24 Jun 08

clicked on task manager and Tea Timer is using 31,840k , is this ok ? Might try switching off as suggested, many thanks for help .

  birdface 17:42 24 Jun 08

No.Not file size.Processes.And under CPU it gives a % of what programs is using CPU.

  laurie53 19:45 24 Jun 08

I found Tea Timer was causing me problems and switched it off without any apparent harmful effects.

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