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I thought that I had this figured out.. but lets try again I guess... So while running my computer randomly the CPU will surge up to 100% and I can hear it happen.. Last about 2.5 seconds, then comes back down... I painstakingly watched my Task manager for 4 hrs one day and thought I had it pegged down to MSMpeng.exe, And i have read that people seem to have the EXACT same issue with this, so I found the solution (adding an exclusion) and thought it was done.. The problem is that its so random that I just noticed its still doing it... Please tell me someone has had this problem other then me
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i had a similar problem, reformatting and reinstalling windows did hte trick. i never actually was able to track the cause but a fresh install did he trick.
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Disable indexing on the HDD's.
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This might seem like a stupid question, but do you have iTunes on your computer? I'm asking cause sometimes iTunes will just freak out over an update that it can't access for one reason or another and then it begins using a ridiculous amount of system resources. It's probably not this, but I had a similar problem and I only needed to uninstall iTunes.
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No itunes installed on my machine, and how do I go about disableing indexing? Really hoping that its not a reformatting situation.. If I end up going that route is there anything special about SSD's that need to be done when reformatting and installing the OS?
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disabling indexing: hard disk c , properties. tell windows to ef off and not index it!
rofl


anyway, properties of your local disks
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What exactly do I loose by disabling it?
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To disable indexing just go to

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Right click your OS disk (usually the C:/ drive)
Go to Properties
On the bottom should be two checkboxes. One is labeled "Allow Files on this drive to gave contents indexed...blahblah)
Uncheck it, hit apply


It will probably tell you some can't be unindexed. Just hit "skip all" And it will skip the ones that cannot be indexed.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blkdoutgsxr View Post
What exactly do I loose by disabling it?
Nothing. It does save your HDD's from being thrashed though.
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Another question I get is playing, hold down the Alt Tab key out and returned to the online games such as World of Warcraft, the texture completely disappeared, for example, become invisible and can not play FPS dropped to a standing green Grass texture IM number, so I want to restart my computer. Not sure how to describe this problem, I'm sorry. What have I done so far is a complete AVG scan, Spybot search and destroy scan, Ad - Aware scan, memory test and I cleaned the drive as well.
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