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High CPU usage on idle? That can't be good.
Started happening only after I switched from Windows 7 32 bit to Windows 7 64 bit.

Any fix for this?

EDIT : The game has been crashing after switching to 64-bit. After 20-25 minutes or so, the system just freezes, even the restart button doesn't work. Have to cut off the power to shut it down.
Edited by MoonStruckHorrors - 10/24/11 at 7:20am
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Completely normal. My i5 2500K:


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Edited by Diabolical999 - 10/23/11 at 11:00am
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post #3 of 15
you do have BC2 running in the back ground there yes your not playing the game but it is taking up resources. try closing all your games and see if it changes any thing. I am no tech expert by any stretch just my 2 cents.
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Normal. BC2 uses lots of CPU.
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Meh I run rainmeter on my second monitor and BC2 hits ~80% on my sig rig, it's normal.
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That's normal? Strange. I have 160 hours on the game and didn't notice that.

So now, what else could be causing the crashes?

EDIT : Forgot to mention the crashes in the original post. The game has been crashing after switching to 64-bit. After 20-25 minutes or so, the system just freezes, even the restart button doesn't work. Have to cut off the power to shut it down.
Edited by MoonStruckHorrors - 10/23/11 at 10:51am
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Like your Blink Avatar on Steam.

If you are worried about a virus etc go ahead and run a scan. Might just be stuff running in background for BC2.

Saw no reference to the crashes in your original post? More info?
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Might just be me, but ever since I put the bf3 beta nvidia drivers on my machine, it's been acting differently. BC2 does some flickering textures, and windows tries to switch to basic mode on me. Maybe the AMD drivers cause similar issues?
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Crashes : Well, not exactly a game crash, a PC crash. A freeze to be more precise. One where the speakers make that annoying constant sound(like you were taking out the jack & stopped midway). A COMPLETE FREEZE. No keyboard, no case buttons. Have to turn off the power to shut it down.
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I've had random BC2 crashed as well OP. Took down my OC a bit, went away.
 
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