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My computer is always at 80% load

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Okay, I moved my pc to the living room because i got a new desk, start up cs:s and join a server. It was super laggy so i got out of the game. I pressed crl alt delete and noticed my pc was running at 80 % load and sometimes up to 90%! I checked my processes and there were no apps running besides explorer and system processes. I restarted to check if it was a bug. No avail.
It comes to point that i reinstall xp. Once thats done i check my system. It turns up to be at 85%. It seems that my processor is dead. Before you say it is overclocking, It hasnt been overclocked for 30 days. It seems like im going to by do the step up program and get a 7800gtx and an amd duel core.
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That sounds like a virus to me. You do have antivirus/firewall software don't you?
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stop looking at porn lol go to start run cmd then type tasklist take a screen cap and show it to me
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If he's at 80% load after installation, I doubt it's a virus or spyware. My bet's on dead processor. If you have two partitions, one of which was saved during install, it might be a virus. Poke around and see.
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For one, it is not possible for it to be a virus. On both hard drives i wrote 0's too then formatted.
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sorry for the double post but I cant open paint for pasting in the print screen. But in processes there is nothing out of the norm. By the way, with hyperthreading turned off, it is at 100 load all the time.
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im trying to update windows now, If that doesnt work, Its time to call intel
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Originally Posted by emericaskater232
im trying to update windows now, If that doesnt work, Its time to call intel
what process is running your processor at 80%? Is it just Explorer or ? What task was it?
    
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Have you tried a bios update for the motherboard?
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post #10 of 15
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Explorer.exe - windows shell
+ all the other system tasks
Only 16 tasks running

My motherboard does have the latest bios but i am beginning to assume it is the motherboard.
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