cpu spiking on toshiba tecra 8100

Hi!
I have a toshiba tecra 8100, 800 mhz, 256 mb ram.
The cpu usage for the process "System" jumps up to around 20 percent every 2 seconds. This may not seem like such a big problem but it's actually impossible to play mp3:s and similar things because they stop playing when System uses up the cpu. I've tried reinstalling windows but that doesn't help. I've also tried stopping all services that can be stopped but that didn't help either. The problem does not appear in safe mode however.

Does anyone have any ideas?
thelaAsked:
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thelaAuthor Commented:
nevermind, disabling the infrared port seemed to solve the problem
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sunray_2003Commented:
Jumping to 20 percent should not pose you a big problem..

But if it is doing that without you opening any application , check for spywares or virus that might be acting in that back

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sunray_2003Commented:
If your issue is solved by disabling infra red port, just post a 0 pt in the CS and request Mods to close the question

Sunray
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Computer101Commented:
PAQed, with points refunded (125)

Computer101
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