System32 taking 30% of CPU

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Thread Starter
Dec 1, 2020
Few days ago I had problems with Trojan and similar things. I got rid of them with Malwarebytes but now when I go in task manager I see that system is taking 30% of CPU. Dont know what to do or if I should be worried. Second picture I attached is where it takes me after I open file location

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit, Build 18363, Installed 20190711014712.000000+060
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9400F CPU @ 2.90GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 10, CPU Count: 6
Total Physical RAM: 8 GB
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
Hard Drives: C: 446 GB (312 GB Free); D: 246 GB (125 GB Free); E: 390 GB (30 GB Free); F: 292 GB (166 GB Free); I: 39 GB (38 GB Free); J: 426 GB (308 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASRock H310CM-HDV, s/n M80-C3005901256
System: American Megatrends Inc., ver ALASKA - 1072009, s/n To Be Filled By O.E.M.
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated



Malware Specialist
Sep 4, 2019
Hi, DujeVd.

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Let's check if the computer has been infected by malware.

Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop. --> IMPORTANT

If your antivirus software detects the tool as malicious, it’s safe to allow FRST to run. It is a false-positive detection.

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.
  • Double-click the FRST icon to run the tool. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Press Scan button and wait for a while.
  • The scanner will produced two logs on your Desktop: FRST.txt and Addition.txt.
  • Please copy and paste the content of these two logs in your next reply (or attach/upload).
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