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Old 05-06-2008, 11:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Why is my laptop runnin tad SLOW ?!

Hey guys, I am running Win XP Pro, and as of note the only application thats running besides Firefox is Msn Messenger. The system keeps halting every now and then.

The system Ram is 1gb and the processor is 1.6 Ghz.

I brought up the task manager and this is what I see:

Processes: 31
CPU Usage: 25% ? !
Commit Charge: 289M / 2389M

Can someone tell me whats going on ? Its been like this for the last 2 days in a row now. Any help would be appreciated. :happy:

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Old 05-06-2008, 11:07 AM   #2 (permalink)
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sounds like you might have an infection. At idle cpu should be below 10%

first go here to learn about running programs to detect spyware

Then go to this forum http://www.techist.com/forums/f70/

to post a hijackthis log for analysis.

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Old 05-06-2008, 02:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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New install? Has it always been slow?

Uninstall anything recently? update anything recently?

see my line of thinking here?
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Agreed with Networkgeek. Go through the guide, and see what that turns up.
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