Kernel usage always at 100%

I have an IBM Thinkpad 600E with 366P2 and 128mb of RAM.  It seems to run a little slowly and each time I check on the System Monitor it shows 100% kernel processor usage.

How can I find out which piece of software is taking up the processor's time, short of uninstalling each program one by one and then re-installing them?

Thank vm

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Hudsoner, for most of the processes that are running, you can use MSCONFIG from the Start, Run box in order to determine what is running and thereby selectively determine what you want to start during the boot process.

This will enable you to clean up the boot process in order to determine what may be hitting the kernel process.


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