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CPU runs at 100% while playing games

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Hairy_dan, Oct 18, 2007.

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  1. Hairy_dan

    Hairy_dan Thread Starter

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    Hi recently when i run a game or certain programs, my cpu runs at 100% and a few seconds later the computer tries to reset itself (unsuccessfully). Also I'm very sure i don't have over heating issues. Any help is greatly appreciated. :confused:
     
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    Press alt-ctrl-delete and on the proccesses tab end all the procesees that has the most KB of usage
     
  3. Hairy_dan

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    I have done this before under instructions from a mate but it still does it.
     
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