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Old 05-01-2006, 03:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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whenever i do simple tasks like photoshop, or a bring a couple of webpages up at the same time, my cpu goes up to 100%. is there programs running that are taking it up? i have no idea, i formatted my harddrive hoping that would fix it but it didn't

i have 2.6 processor, with 512 ram, i use road runner on windows xp. its usually at 100% when im using something. it'll be at 100 if im trying to watch a video, streaming or not...or when im trying to use some other software, which makes it just lag like horrible

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Old 05-01-2006, 04:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sometimes right when i open something it goes up to 100% but a couple of seconds later it goes down... Is it 100% full load for however long your keeping it open for?

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Old 05-01-2006, 04:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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post your specs. it could be that ur comp can't handle those programs easily (which isn't very likely) or it could be something else (yea i know that's vague)....
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Old 05-02-2006, 12:05 AM   #5 (permalink)
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to increase your speeds in multitasking, increase your ram to at least a Gigabyte. You'll notice a difference
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