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Old 05-28-2007, 05:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have recently been getting cpu spikes.

i play and online fps game called counter strike source.. i bought a laptop which could handle it, i have been getting 100fps up untill i get these cpu spikes... just randomly i get a huge cpu spike which makes my fps go down to about 10... if i want a couple of minutes then minimise and then maximise it sorts the problem for about 5 minutes... i have no idea whats wrong with it because i have changed anything on my laptop.. there is about 30Gb free on the hard drive and i just installed new graphics card drivers but its still happening,,

Do you have any ideas or suggestions to help me out?

Thanks in advance,


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what version of windows are you running?

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im running windows media centre even tho i dont use the media centre part lol.. its just what came with the laptop.
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