CPU running high - suspect spyware
Posted on 2004-10-06
I have been trying to clean up a PC that had some spyware on it. I have run Spybot seek and destroy, Ad-Aware and Giant AntiSpyware. They all found problems and fixed them but even though the system appears clear the processor is constantly running at aroung 60-70% and the "system idle process" and the "system" process are fluctuating around the 40-50% mark. I cannot see any other apparent rogue processes and Hijack this doesn't appear to show up anything although I am not expert at reading the logs. Any ideas please ?