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Old 12-27-2004, 12:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok i just installed a LGA775 3.2ghz processor on a gigabyte GA-8ipe775-g motherboard, i have an ati 9700pro video card, sound blaster audigy gamer sound card, 1 gig of 266mhz ddr ram, and a 580watt power supply. This is a new install of windows xp pro. i loaded the chipset which is Intel 865pe and loaded all the drivers. No programs are installed on this pc. just drivers and XP. i noticed my computer was lagging, i then installed sp2 and all the windows updates and that did not help, i then let my pc sit there and i go to taskman and my cpu usage is sitting between 40%-60% while it is idle. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I upgraded the bios to the latest version, and the onboard sound is disabled in the bios. There is nothing in startup and it cant be a virus or trojan because this is a clean install of xp pro. Thx

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Old 12-27-2004, 12:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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wow weird hmm

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Try uninstalling SP2. See if that does anything.

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Old 12-27-2004, 12:35 AM   #4 (permalink)
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im at work at the moment i will post tomorrow with the log. If any other suggestions please post thx
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Old 12-27-2004, 12:40 AM   #5 (permalink)
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which process in task manager is eating up all that cpu time?
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Old 12-27-2004, 12:42 AM   #6 (permalink)
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everything is at 0 nothing is showing, just cpu usage between 40%-60% thats the weird thing

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