Task Manager - Performance - Colours?

On one of my machines, the task manager performance display shows some of the CPU usage in red and some in green.  This doesn't seem to relate to actual load - for example CPU usage might be 1%, with 1 red bar underneath 1 green bar; or 3% with all red.

My other machines don't do this - regardless of load, the display is always green.  I can't find anything obvious in the help to explain it - can anyone enlighten me?
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
Hi cfit,

do you have the normal task manager or process explorer?

Cheers!
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cfitAuthor Commented:
Windows Task Manager 5.1 (build 2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.050301-1519 : Service Pack 2)
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
wow! i have never seen that happen with regular task manager!

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e1vCommented:
The red graph is showing kernel times, that is how much cpu the core functions of windows are using. You can turn it in/off in the View menu
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cfitAuthor Commented:
Aha - excellent, thanks. I must have switched it on at some point and then forgotten about it
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