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Windows 7: CPU 100% and it sucks

15 Aug 2012   #11
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

A 32-bit Windows 7 runs just fine on that machine. It will not be fast, and it most certainly will be the worst gaming PC you have tried, but it runs.

My suggestions:- OR -
  • Uninstall all three antivirus programs you have now installed (Avast, AVG & McAfee). With McAfee do as WHS told you above, use MCPR.EXE to remove it. Other two you can just uninstall from Control Panel > Programs and Features
  • Download and install MSE
  • Using Msconfig.exe > Startup, remove all except Microsoft apps / programs / services from startup list

Kari


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15 Aug 2012   #12
centaur78

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Well i am not sure how you would play crossfire.. as the min requirement for graphics is Geforce 5600 or equivalent class...

If you want .... you can also run the emulators in Linux as well like PCSX2, ZSNES, Gens, MAME or ePSXe...
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16 Aug 2012   #13
gregrocker

 

Until you run the Clean Reinstall I would immediately Clean Up Factory Bloatware.

Just replacing Muckafee and Avast with MSE and establishing a Clean Boot should make a big difference.
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17 Aug 2012   #14
chrysalis

windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

need a pic showing cpu highest at top not in memory order.

the cpu I guess is a weak spec tho as task manager itself using quite high cpu.

and of course 3 a/v is a bad idea.
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