Excessive CPU cycles when idle

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Tim Robbins, Nov 12, 2005.

  1. Tim Robbins

    Tim Robbins Agent

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    Please help,
    When i bring up the "processes tab" it shows explorer.exe at about 100. I have all windows xp updates, sp2. Scanned with Norton 2005, adaware and spybot. "Applications tab" doesn't show anything. Getting quite frustrated.

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    Tim
     
  2. SethH

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    explorer.exe is Windows Explorer (e.g. your OS). If it's running at 100% almost constantly, then I would guess that you've got a virus or other malicious software. You might try scanning with an online virus scanner since you've already used your own.
     

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