high cpu usage

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    High CPU usage by the “System” process

    I've noticed for the last few weeks my laptop sounds like it is constantly running. When I check the task manager to see what is going on I noticed it says the CPU is at 100% and the "system" is what's running at the highest. The only programs I have open are Chrome and Excel so I'm not sure why...
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    Windows Explorer using 50% CPU at all times

    Hi all, So I noticed a few days ago that my Windows Explorer is using up to 52% of my CPU at all times. I used the process explorer and found out that there are 7 instances of the same process under Windows Explorer, each using around 6 to 7% of the CPU. Name of the process was something like...
  3. L

    Computer very slow, especially internet

    Hi, I have a lenovo idea pad 100 with Windows 10. Basically the whole computer is super slow the last few weeks, especially the internet despite good signal quality and speeds. The CPU usage goes up really high for no reason and I go and end tasks that are using it and then it works for about 5...
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    Solved Blue Screen crash dumps & high CPU usage

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU M 620 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 8048 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA NVS 2100M, 512 Mb Hard Drives...
  5. OllyN

    High CPU usage - task manager culprit

    Im not sure im posting this in right section so if not please move it where it belongs :) Recently I started noticing that fan on my laptop is working more than it should, even when im not doing anything and don't have any programs running. I think its been the case even before, I just never...