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High CPU usage on Window 7

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A window 7 workstation has high CPU usage ~ 100%. Any idea ?

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by:nobus
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open the performance tab of task manager - then select the source monitor to identify the process
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by:AXISHK
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Can't tell a lot based on my dump screen.

process Explore   40%
dwm                    20%
System Idle         10%
explorer                8%

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You can then try to download autoruns (http://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx) and reboot in safe mode (F8). There search for the entry that runs this file and remove it
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Try it but can't identity the process that cause the high CPU usage..
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try running from a clean boot
run msconfig
in the startup tab, click disable all
in the services tab, click hide MS services -then click disable all
reboot and test
if no more high cpu usage, enable the programs and services in groups, or 1 by 1 to find the bad one
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Tks. Finally rebuilt the os.
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