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Old 11-28-2005, 07:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just got a new computer with a 2.8ghz dual core proccessor and it idles at 28% wen im not doing anything where as my old comp with a 2.5ghz pentium 4 idles at 2%. any idea y.
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Old 11-28-2005, 07:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You must have an amazing array of sofware running in the background!!!! Run>type in msconfig> startup up tab: How much stuff is in there? You only need your antivirus and systray running the background. post what you find in there!!!
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thanx i did that it cut proccesses down to 31 from 41
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and what is your cpu usage now?
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There ya go!!
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