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Windows 7: Explorer.exe using 100%


10 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate N 32 bit
 
 
Explorer.exe using 100%

Hi to all
I had to say that when I start my pc up it starts normally and it logged in normaly
But when i open My Computer my explorer uses 50% of cpu
But then when i open any drive it uses 98-100% of cpu
I have installed windows 7 32 bit many times
but the problems repeats every time
i have also ran antivirus software, defragmentation and chkdsk but it did`nt show any error or virus in the drives
this happens only when i open my 2nd drives folders
but the games or the applications in that drives partition works properly only cpu uses 100 while exploiring or copying any files or folders from 2nd drive
plz help me in this problem
Regards to all

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10 Dec 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by atomworld View Post
i have also ran antivirus software, defragmentation and chkdsk but it did`nt show any error or virus in the drives
hello & welcome to SF
what antivirus are you using?
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10 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate N 32 bit
 
 

Microsoft security essentials
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10 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Uninstall MSE and try to install Avast Free and see how it goes
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10 Dec 2011   #5

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

hi
can you post a snapshot like mine from the task manager please so we can see whats going on remember system idle process percentage is not using processor its what is available


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10 Dec 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate N 32 bit
 
 

This is the screenshot when i opened my drives folder


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10 Dec 2011   #7

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

mmmm i see your concern strange the other programs are 00 and explorer is 99 it may be a false reading download this sysinternals tool Process Explorer v15.1 it will give a better look at whats going on link >>> http://download.sysinternals.com/Fil...ssExplorer.zip

Process Explorer
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10 Dec 2011   #8

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

i found this for you it may help please read High CPU usage in the Explorer.exe process when you open a folder that contains corrupted .wav files in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

link >>> High CPU usage in the Explorer.exe process when you open a folder that contains corrupted .wav files in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
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10 Dec 2011   #9

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

How to restart the Explorer.exe process
To restart the Explorer.exe process, follow these steps:
  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  2. Click Start Task Manager.
  3. On the Processes tab in Windows Task Manager, click the Explorer.exeprocess, and then click the End Process button two times.
  4. On the File menu, click New Tasks (Run), type explorer, and then click OK.
  5. Exit Windows Task Manager.
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10 Dec 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate N 32 bit
 
 

I am not able to download hotfix from this site
it says"The system is currently unavailable. Please try back later, or contact support if you want immediate assistance.Microsoft Support"
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