Something to keep the CPU busy

  Graham ® 19:54 02 Aug 2006
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I have a PC that is running slow coming to me on Friday. It occurs to me that if I set a program running that will exercise the processor, I can monitor the usage in Task Manager, and also see what else is running.

Something like a benchmark program, though 3DMark is beyond me at the moment.

  Strawballs 19:59 02 Aug 2006

You can get older 3DMark progs.

  SANTOS7 20:01 02 Aug 2006

If its running slow the CPU is probably already busy
CRTL-ALT-DELETE select processes this will show you what may be causing the problem..

  Graham ® 20:05 02 Aug 2006

Thanks, I'll wait 'til midnight to download 2003.

SANTOS7, thanks, non-conclusive results returned.

  VoG II 20:07 02 Aug 2006

You could try click here

  SANTOS7 20:37 02 Aug 2006

If not legit running process scan for spy/malware delete all temp internet files, probably just needs good housekeeping

  Graham ® 20:37 02 Aug 2006

That certainly keeps my CPU busy - 100%!

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