I have Win2K that experiences a random slowdown.
On checking the proccessor graph it shows 100% useage at random times.
There are no specific programs that can cause this and with a reboot the problem goes away until the next time which can be in minutes or several hours.
The only regular occurance when I can confirm is by trying the control panel and performing a sound test which comes back with the program not responding message.
The proccess that is running at 100% is the ntoskernel.exe.
I have performed all the usual tests for virus's etc.
All the microsoft updates are installed.
There are appears to be no common point when it started doing this.
Once rebooted it performs flawlessly.... for a while. 8-((
Any ideas how to procceed in fault finding from this point?