How long have you been using this laptop? (or how old is it?) Some Dell laptops have trouble with overheated components - basically it might just be full of dust. I don't think it's the antivirus to be honest. I've attached the log files from the Rootkit Scanner and OtListIt. Lastly, check what progs are checked as startups in Start\MSCONFIG. Source
Navigate to the tab labeled “Startup” and look through the list to find any programs you don’t want to load during the startup sequence. My friend took the operating system from the PC, so I got Windows XP Pro to this computer. Desmond from the U.K. How to change default file opener to nothing- Windows 10? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/336124-28-usage-unstable-jumping-down
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Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows 7General Solved CPU usage spikes to 100%, almost randomly. Just For Grins Clean jokes, funny quotes, and hilarious comics. Under task manager there is nothing suspicious. Malwarebytes If it's something you know shouldn't be installed, try uninstalling it.
if that don't help then defragment the computer. I'll check that free anti virus out, thank you. 09-20-2005, 09:29 PM #6 jflan TSF Enthusiast Join Date: May 2005 Location: Vancouver, WA Posts: 935 OS: XP/Puppy 2.14 Video should be smaller than 600mb/5 minutes Photo should be smaller than 5mb Video should be smaller than 600mb/5 minutesPhoto should be smaller than 5mb Related Questions Why does my CPU https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/544173/cpu-spiking-up-down-randomly;-freeze-1-10-seconds/ Edited by Soldja, 13 August 2014 - 08:41 PM.
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Folks also rave about Avast!...another free AV solution. http://www.worldstart.com/why-does-my-cpu-usage-jump-to-100/ After I downloaded all drivers and everything was setup, I tried launching a game Counter-Strike. Cpu Usage Unstable Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum Cpu Usage Jumping All Over The Place Runescape and anything else now runs in the normal Java mode.
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Seeing high CPU use in it doesn't mean it itself is what's using up CPU cycles. It makes it easy to keep an eye on CPU usage in real-time as you;re working on your computer. Click the “msconfig” tool when it appears in the search results.
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Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Your CPU manual should probably tell you which one to leave hanging off in space or you can just try both ways.The computer probably won't boot if the CPU fan is Jan 29, 2011 #3 psyjrobe TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks for the replies. Check This Out Test again.
Regards, JF Vancouver, WA 09-20-2005, 07:54 PM #5 dreamatek Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2005 Posts: 8 OS: xp I'm going to try this program out as well Under "Browsing" is where you'll find "Automatically check for Internet Explorer Updates" with a box to the left of it. I bought this computer from a friend of mine, and for him it has worked great. Especially so if it never left the socket.- Edit - Never left the socket before the problem started, I mean.
GhostpowaMay 31, 2012, 5:32 AM Raiddinn said: I am lost in regards to your last post.