Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: CPU and memory Usage

15 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
CPU and memory Usage

Alright well the other day i switched from using Avast to MSE. After the switch it seems that my memory, and my cpu is being used a lot. Even when i am not running anything besides the AV, and Windows Task Manager, and the little processes.

I have scanned my computer for viruses, malware, spyware, and even did a disk defrag. I also closed any processes that i know are not required. But it only dropped it down a little.

I am at tech school right now, but when i get home i will get screenshots of it. Until then, any ideas?

My System SpecsSystem Spec

15 Nov 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc

Type process explorer in search and you will see what is being used.

Try a clean boot to solve the problem
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 CPU and memory Usage

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads for2: CPU and memory Usage
Thread Forum
chkdsk high memory usage / memory leak Performance & Maintenance
General Win7 memory leak and Unknown memory usage? Performance & Maintenance
increased memory usage with added memory - why? Performance & Maintenance
"Out of Memory" Error, all apps continually increase memory usage Performance & Maintenance
Memory Usage General Discussion
Windows 7 random CPU usage and high physical memory usage!!! Performance & Maintenance
Memory usage Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:35 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App