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Windows 7: constant CPU spikes when gaming/watching video

06 Jun 2015   #41
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

As GokAy said a clean install on the GPU may help. Here is a tutorial to show how.

NVIDIA Drivers - Avoid Problems


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06 Jun 2015   #42
kory360

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I ran a clean install on the GPU, no change, problem still persists.
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06 Jun 2015   #43
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Did we make you load optimized defaults in BIOS yet? or clear CMOS?
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06 Jun 2015   #44
kory360

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I ran a clean startup to no effect, problem persists.

no I haven't done either of those Gokay
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06 Jun 2015   #45
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

What you waiting for?
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06 Jun 2015   #46
kory360

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

don't know how, also my keyboard won't work in safe mode, how do I change that?
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06 Jun 2015   #47
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Is the keyboard plugged in to the usb port reserved for a keyboard/mouse?

For optimized defaults, go into BIOS and the option should be on Exit menu?
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06 Jun 2015   #48
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kory360 View Post
don't know how, also my keyboard won't work in safe mode, how do I change that?
Are you using a standard (plain vanilla) keyboard or a high end keyboard that requires drivers?

If this is a USB connected keyboard, make sure it is plugged into a USB 2.0 port in the back (black ports), not the USB 3.0 ports (blue ports).
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06 Jun 2015   #49
kory360

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yes it's in the correct spot, I don't believe it needed drivers.
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06 Jun 2015   #50
kory360

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Tried going back to an older driver fro my GPU and I restored bios to default(I haven't reset CMOS as I am afraid I may break something). No luck, problem continues.
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