CPU shooting to 40-50% without any active processes

By anksjc
Dec 4, 2011
Post New Reply
  1. My CPU is working hard on something and I don't know what it is. Attached is the hijackthis log.

    When playing games as well, suddenly games starts hanging like cpu is being used somewhere else. When I exit, it remains at 0% for sometime, then again starts spiking. I am not sure what the problem is..

    Plz help...

    PS. Excuse me if this is not the correct forum....redirect if needed.

    Attached Files:


    SKYSTAR TS Enthusiast Posts: 207

    try to disable trend micro , if this doesn't help , go to task manager\processes , and see the process that takes a lot of cpu usage and end it.
  3. DKRON

    DKRON TS Guru Posts: 565   +25

    Well first post the name of it on here, don't want to kill a process that is necessary.
    It most likely could be svchost.exe

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.