Windows 7 using 50% processor

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by talhaismail, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. talhaismail

    talhaismail New Member

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    I have a:
    Hp dv6815nr with:
    3gb ddr2 memory
    AMD Turion X2 TL-60 running @ 2.00 Ghz
    Nvidia Geforce 7150m
    160GB 5400rpm
    Windows 7 32-bit

    So here's the problem. My computer, has sudden spazzes, and starts using 50% of the processor randomly. I don't know how, and it seems like it does when the temperature of my processor goes up. Why is this? It keeps on happening after 2-3 hours of internet use. I don't have a virus ( I ran a virus check) and before it uses up 50%, I looked up if it had any wierd processes, and no, there aren't. When it goes to 50%, everything stops responding, even task manager when you try to open it. The only thing that works is shutting it down. Please someone help me!
     
  2. jeradw

    jeradw Senior Member

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    When this happens, open up the Task Manager and report back which Process or Application is utilizing all of the PC cycles.
     

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