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ok, i've been on to intel forums and whatnot about my problem with my cpu being completely screwed, as in my OS is really scratchy and laggy since i installed a new windows yesterday, i tried reinstalling but i have the same problem, whats wrong is that system idle processes is taking up 99-100% of my cpu usage, my specs are below, and i'm pretty confident its not a hardware problem , but i'm open for any observation on my problem. please help me!!

i cant play a game or listen to music or watch a video without lag and horrible scratchy sound. my pc feels like is Windows 95, please help,
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post #2 of 12
system idle process is meant to take up that amount when idle, that just tells you how much cpu usage you have free.
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If you're not running any other apps, that's normal...right? Or are you saying that your cpu usage is always at 99%?
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post #4 of 12
hahaha that's funny

What you do is look at that number backwards basically, if the idle says 99% CPU usage, that means you're only using 1% of your CPU's power.
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cpu always at 99%not idle proc
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RuskY View Post
cpu always at 99%not idle proc
the graph in Task Manager is at 99%?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RuskY View Post
cpu always at 99%not idle proc
Post a screen shot of your running processes.
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post #8 of 12
lol, your either confused, or your confusing all of us! lol
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post #9 of 12
Well he OBVIOUSLY does not mean its idle 99 because the programs would not lag and such as described.
    
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post #10 of 12
If nothing is running Idle is suppost to be @ 99%.
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