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Old 06-23-2004, 08:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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after my comp has been on for awhile(about an hour)explorer.exe cpu usage goes up to 99% and stays there til i restart the comp. any ideas why this is happening? it just started this yesterday. thanks
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Old 06-24-2004, 03:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's weird... what is your OS? What AV program are you running? And how much RAM do you have installed in your system?
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Run Adaware and or Spybot, Sounds like somethings running in the background hogging your resources. Run a Virus Scan also.
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i did run spybot and adaware....nothing. did a virus scan and nothing as well. i have 640mb of ddr pc2700 ram. i think maybe it had to do with an .avi i had that i couldnt delete. lil bit after i would try to delete it, i think thats when explorer would act up. i had to open up nero and delete it thru there and since its been gone i havent had this problem. well see how things go.....
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