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Windows 7: what is NT kernel&system?

23 Nov 2010   #1
3night

windows 7
 
 
what is NT kernel&system?

it has beed using my cpu 50%-60% for at least 10mins, any thing go wrong?


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23 Nov 2010   #2
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi there and welcome to the forums
windows key + r
Type in MSCONFIG
Go to startup.
See if you see anything suspicious that is starting up

NT Kernel & System is actually ntoskrnl.exe.
Quote:
ntoskrnl.exe is a critical process in the boot-up cycle of your computer although should never appear in WinTasks whilst under normal circumstances

run your anti virus scan for malware
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23 Nov 2010   #3
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

download Process Monitor v2.93 Process Monitor

this will show your processors in detail and look for high cpu usage


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