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Old 02-07-2005, 02:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Recently, ive been trying to watch some .ogg files. i tried several codecs but found that Xvid worked and ive been using that through Divx. but now whenever i try to open a file, it pauses for a moment. or when i drag a folder, i looks like the framerate drops to 3 ( u know, like when the top half of the folder starts to move and the bottom half slowly follows). I use Samurize to monitor my heat temps with speedfan and when my comp is idle, it says cpu % is at 5-9%. Ive only recently had this problem after installing a lot of goodies (samuize, speedfan, Xvid, stardownloader, Alcohol 120%, cabdrivecleaner and others.) is there any way to find my CPU cycles stealing Application other than the system managers applications menu and delete/uninstall them?

P.S. Samurize and Speedfan are the only things in Start>Programs>Startup

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Old 02-07-2005, 03:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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what vid player u using? did u try starting in safe mode and running the video to verify if it works without the extra stuff u installed?

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Old 02-07-2005, 07:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I would try uninstalling some of those goodies.
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Old 02-07-2005, 07:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I would try uninstalling some of those goodies. If the problem started after their installation, then it probably has something to do with them.
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Old 02-07-2005, 08:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I agree with codeine on the uninstallation.

Also, check to see how fragmented your hard drive is...

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Old 02-07-2005, 09:18 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 02-07-2005, 10:55 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I would check your hd like stated above to see if it is fragmented.

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