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CPU usage is high


steve263000

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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.

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northumbria61

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See here (refers to Norton installed) link text

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steve263000

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

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buteman

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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.

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steve263000

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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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