cpu usage

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    Windows 10 Defender

    Just completed a pc build and I have Windows 10 (Home 64-bit) everything ran great, still does except for one thing. Windows Defender seems to be constantly running. Go to task manager and its running at 6-7%. I have Corsair iCUE software and my total core package is running at 35-36 degrees...
  2. funebre

    Solved Windows 10 Freezing

  3. geno368

    Chrome opening 6 browsers at startup

    I am running Windows 10 home on a laptop. When I boot the system it is very slow. I go into task manager and it shows 97% cpu usage. It also shows that Chrome has at least 6 open browser folders open...How can I stop this? Thank you
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    In Progress Too Much CPU Usage With Many Redirects

    Everytime I opened my computer then I open firefox, the newly opened firefox just reached 98 CPU USAGE in just 2 seconds. I just noticed it yesterday when my online games drastically slowed due to firefox.exe. Ending the process "firefox.exe" will stop the rise in cpu usage without any apps...
  5. FlamingGamer

    Solved CPU Usage Tool

    fyi.. an additional great tool for monitoring/tracking down CPU usage, Process Explorer > It's basically Task Manager on steroids ;) > Click the Process column to see a hierarchical view of processes or by an alpha sort It's a very lightweight process. When minimized it runs as a small...
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    CPU is thermal throttling? (Windows 10)

    So I built my PC just over a year ago and have had absolutely no issues with it, until about a week ago. I noticed that my PC was running slower than usual, I was getting FPS loss while gaming, and everything else lagged too - opening/closing programs, switching tabs, etc. After downloading a...
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    Many applications won't run, but show up in Task Manager

    Over the past couple months my Windows 10 machine has gotten picky about what applications it will run. For example, I just installed the program Bins (http://www.1upindustries.com/bins/), which is reputable, but when I attempt to start it nothing happens. When I check the task manager, it shows...
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    High CPU usage on startup?

    Hi everyone, When turning on my PC, CPU usage rockets up to 100% for a few minutes. This has caused the PC to shut down on multiple occasions because (I'm assuming) the CPU got too hot (limit is 100 degrees). The main culprit of this is a task called "Windows Compatability Telemetry," which...
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    Overclocked speed isnt displayed right in task manager!

    Hi Everyone I have a bit of a hardware question and it is this, I am using an amd fx 8320 overclocked (according to overdrive) to 4.2ghz. I am currently using handbrake (which is a highly cpu intensive program it uses all the cpu power to compress videos asap) but I am looking at my cpu z...
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    Unusal CPU usage,massive FPS drop

    Hi, i am using windows 7. My specs are : OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 8120 Mb Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series, -2048 Mb Motherboard: MSI...