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idel computer shows cpu usage 100%

By alidabiri
Feb 18, 2006
  1. xp home dell pc shows cpu usage 100%
    what could be causing this?
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,905   +339

    Open the task manager (Ctrl + Alt + Delete), look at the processes and see.
     
  3. alidabiri

    alidabiri TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 441

    i'm looking at it
    what should i look for?
     
  4. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    See what process is taking 100% of the CPU. Look on the process tab under CPU.
     
  5. cpc2004

    cpc2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,994

  6. alidabiri

    alidabiri TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 441

    pstat is for windows 2000 not for anything else
    this is running win-xp-home-sp2
     
  7. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

  8. alidabiri

    alidabiri TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 441

    we can close this thread. i found out that AOLtsmon was showing up 99 under cpu column in task manager. i tried to disable it, it said access denied. i went to admin tools/services and disabled it and rebooted. now it's back to normal (3%) usage.
     
  9. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Just before we close the thread,could I advise you to change your provider.AOL fill your system with c***.One piece of which you have just discovered.
     
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