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Windows 7: Can anyone Explain how this is Possible?

21 Jul 2009   #1
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 
Can anyone Explain how this is Possible?

Can any of you Guys (or Gals) explain how this is possible?...
is there any way you can have negative CPU usage...
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21 Jul 2009   #2
DJG

 

Cool! Let's have a Top Ten Reasons You Have Negative CPU Usage Contest

- Too close to an event horizon?
- Neighbor is sucking your CPU through your wireless network?
- Using a CPU Usage Meter that doesn't work right?

We need some more
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21 Jul 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
power

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DJG View Post
Cool! Let's have a Top Ten Reasons You Have Negative CPU Usage Contest

- Too close to an event horizon?
- Neighbor is sucking your CPU through your wireless network?
- Using a CPU Usage Meter that doesn't work right?

We need some more
Um Its in power saver mode

Ken
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21 Jul 2009   #4
Antman

 

Someone named W at the keyboard.
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21 Jul 2009   #5
DJG

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Someone named W at the keyboard.
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21 Jul 2009   #6
holo88

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

your cpu is so unfathomably awesome that is uses compressed time and space to preform tasks, instead of the cpu, itself? i want one!
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21 Jul 2009   #7
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkassain View Post
is there any way you can have negative CPU usage...
No. You can return a negative value with an improperly configured calculation. Are you playing with WMI repository? What app is showing that?

I think you are playing with us.
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21 Jul 2009   #8
ciphernemo

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit RTM
 
 

My bet is on poorly written software.
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21 Jul 2009   #9
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ciphernemo View Post
My bet is on poorly written software.
We coders prefer underdeveloped. Undocumented feature rich.
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21 Jul 2009   #10
DJG

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by holo88 View Post
your cpu is so unfathomably awesome that is uses compressed time and space to preform tasks, instead of the cpu, itself? i want one!
Oooh! I want one of those too!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ciphernemo View Post
My bet is on poorly written software.
You can't be serious!
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