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Just recently seeing some strange cpu activity.

With nothing at all open, it will be at 0% then jump to 18% then 25%, but never going over 25%, then drop back down to 0%... it does it over and over again in a 5 second period.

I see nothing strange in the processes.

Windows rot? time for a reinstall?
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Thats totally normal. Happens to every PC i've ever used....
And its not really erratic if its only going to 25%..
    
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Thats totally normal. Happens to every PC i've ever used....
And its not really erratic if its only going to 25%..
nope.avi

should stay at 0% like it has in the past
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Well i dunno then, mine goes between 0 and 20 percent just sort of randomly. But i have various background programs on.
    
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may i ask if you are running hwmonitor?

i had that installed and saw the same type of cpu fluctuation...it was be at 0 and then 10% then 18% then back to 3% and then up to 22% and then back to 0%....it was driving me nuts until i checked the resource monitor built into the task manager to see what was calling the cpu so much and low and behold it was hwmonitor
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Go check CPU under Resource Monitor.
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by FreekyGTi View Post
may i ask if you are running hwmonitor?

i had that installed and saw the same type of cpu fluctuation...it was be at 0 and then 10% then 18% then back to 3% and then up to 22% and then back to 0%....it was driving me nuts until i checked the resource monitor built into the task manager to see what was calling the cpu so much and low and behold it was hwmonitor
nope. Good idea tho. Really dunno wut it is. Could always be a virus of some sort, I dont have the Patience to dick around with it So Ill just reinstall. doesn't take long.
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post #8 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Go check CPU under Resource Monitor.
will check again in a sec
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post #9 of 12
If you haven't logged off,give that a try,it might fix things.Something could just be updating in the background too.
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post #10 of 12
I get the same thing, been told its normal now theres talk it could be a virus and not normal???? I just installed Win7 not too long ago so I doubt its any virus...
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