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Problems with explorer shell in Windows 2K

CPU usage goes to 99% when I try to find files using 'search' from a right click.No other progz running and Task Manager shows high use of kernel CPU and gives explorer.exe as running at near 100%.I've downloaded all the latest critical updates.Any thoughts?

Mattz

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CrazyOneCommented:
Not sure I understand. But if no other programs are running then the OS doesn't have much need to really share the CPU usage so why shouldn't the usage hit a high mark for Explorer. Given the fact that Explorer is what runs the search engine it not unreasonable for to take up a lot of the CPU cycles.

If you think you have a problem then try this

Start > Run sfc /scannow

If there is any corrupted or out of version system files then this funcion will find them.


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Computer101Commented:
A request has been made to change the grade.  If no input concerning the grade, I will change it.

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mattz279Author Commented:
Thanks for the advice. As I'm new I was not sure about grades - but Crazy One's advice was sound, and certainy deserves a 'B'. Apologies if it seems I'm ungrateful. Not so. Thx again Crazy One. Mattz
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