cpu at 100%

  hiwatt 18:19 30 Aug 2008
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Hi folks,windows vista's cpu has been runninmg at 100% for about an hour with windows explorer taking up to 51% and svchost.exe taking up the rest.Any idea what can be causing this?Theres no other programs running.Thanks.

  crosstrainer 18:23 30 Aug 2008

First thing to check is Taskmanager:

Right click the Taskbar and choose from there.

See what's running (could be a defrag in the background)

Then if no joy there:

Start > run > msconfig >statup

To see whats running there.

Post back.

  crosstrainer 18:24 30 Aug 2008

Startup!

  hiwatt 18:31 30 Aug 2008

Thanks.I tried task manager that's how I found out what was using up the cpu.I rebooted the computer and it's back to normal.Strange.

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