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System idle process runs when system isn't idle

By agronick
Jan 10, 2006
  1. On my friend's computer I am having this problem. Even when the computer is in use system idle process uses up 90%-100% of the CPU. This can be directly seen in the computer's overall performance. Does anybody know how to kill system idle process?
     
  2. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,348

    i think this is normal, i opened up my task menu and it take anwhere from 92-99 precemt of the cpu, now on you firends pc does the SIP (system idel pross) make his cpu usage high or just that its using 90-100 precent of the cpu
     
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,692   +337

    Its 100% normal, its just showing what percent idle the processor is. Unlike the others, which show how much they are using.
     
  4. agronick

    agronick TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 120

    Oh, Ok lol. Some *****s on another site said it was a process that your computer starts when it is idle.
     
  5. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,644

    Computers hate to be bored :)
     
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