Why is my cpu showing Max. usage

  Ponkin 18:09 20 Feb 06
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Even when idle with only background activity,I notice that an installed Indicator shows maximum Processor Usage as does the system monitor. I have done a virus check with nothing showing,and defragged. Everything works 'tho I have noticed a hesitancy or 'stickiness' with certain actions.
Is there a likely reason please, Running win ME.
Thanks

  Devil Fish 19:20 20 Feb 06

have you done a spy/adware check

A2 free click here

Adaware click here

spybot search and destroy click here

A few tools for the job if you havn't

A2 requires registration for updates but it is free to use

  malgall 19:21 20 Feb 06

did you use spyware scanner like adware

  Ponkin 20:04 20 Feb 06

Thanks for your contributions I shall try those suggestions. Interestingly one of the anti spyware would, during the scan seize up and freeze my PC so maybe thats it.
Thanks again.

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