Re: CPU USAGE
From: Pam (phfloresatverizondotnet)
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 00:53:31 -0700
Taff: What if you have this same problem, and you've run
anti-Trojan, and AV scans, and it doesn't help (and they are
clean)? I keep my AV up to date constantly and have firewall
built in since I have NIS 2003. I have all up to date MS
critical patches, run AdAware and Spybot constantly, and it
finds the same file every time, which is a tracking file. I
also have run several online scans, which are all clean, and
Stinger just to make sure there wasn't any problems that
weren't seen, which there weren't. I have WinXP Home, IE 6
SP1 until SP2 is released. I've noticed that it only runs at
100% when there are 1-2 other programs open. When I close
those, IE, or 1- 2 open web pages, it drops back down to
4% -20% usage. IE 6 and Web pages, are just an example of
some of the programs that do this, there are others, but they
are all essential programs.
The process that is using the most is called: m_center.exe.
However, it only appears at certain times, and then the next
time you look, it is now longer listed. I goggled that
process, but came up with "the page can't be displayed," so I
don't know what it is; I'll try looking elsewhere and also try
Is it possible that I have too many processes running that
don't need to be? If so I could post a list of running
processes, if that would help. Eventually what would happen
if the usage continues to run at 100%, I know it's not good,
but sorry I'm still a semi newbie. Luckily this doesn't
happen constantly, but enough to worry me. I have only
noticed a minute slowing of the system when this occurs.
Thanks in advance for any help.
"taff" <email@example.com> wrote in message
| On Sat, 7 Aug 2004 13:22:17 -0700, "Dan"
| <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
| >My CPU is at 100% and it needs to go back down to 0%-6%
| >can yoou give me tips on hwo to get it back down?? its
| >really slowin down my comp
| No problem, just run your updated AV program, and your anti
| software to clean all the viruses and malware from your
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