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I am running SCE 2007 SP1. I have not imported any managment packs and this was a clean install.

However the CPU on the server where SCE 2007 is installed is running at 100% for approx 22 hours of the day. It rarely drops down below 40%. The server is running Windows Server 2003 SP2 with SQL 2005 Express. All Service Packs are installed

Any solutions out there to this problem. I have read some of the forums, applied hot fixes but the problem is just not going away
 
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by:JoWickerman
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Hi,

If you open Task Manager, click on Processes, select the "Show processes from all users" and sort by CPU usage, what is the main process utilizing the CPU?
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SQLServer.exe and HealthService.exe
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What is the size and layout of your harddrives? RAID?
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SAS Array 1 = 68GB (Raid 1+0)
SAS Array 2 = 280GB (Raid 5)
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Disable Auto Discovery and the problem seems to have gone away
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by:DSF_DK
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I have the same problem. Exept I already have Auto Discovery disabled. The SQLserver.exe rarely drops below 100%. It is a 6 month old build that I have updated with the latest MP's for AD, Citrix and IBM H/W.

Any idears?

/Thomas
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