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Windows 7: random high cpu usage with explorer.exe

19 Jul 2013   #61
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

takes me about 10mins doing it from a thumb drive but l dont have to space to create images on an external at the moment tho l'll definitely look into it.


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24 Jul 2013   #62
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

just thought l would update.

lve noticed something with regards to this problem.

like l may have said earlier l noticed this issue most notably with facebook however it happened elsewhere and l think lve drawn some sort of correlation between when it happens between the few places l remember it starting, that being the pages contained flash content as lm sure all three time l remember (which were on different sites) the flash plugins were active tho the only process that starts maxing out is explorer.exe
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24 Jul 2013   #63
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Good old Flash.

If you are using Firefox, you could install NoScript.
It blocks Flash by default.

It has a lot of settings that you can play with (I don't know what most of them do though).
I have it set to block Flash on Whitelisted sites too.

It can be painful working out which scripts to allow, since most sites have stupid numbers of scripts.
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24 Jul 2013   #64
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

l already use noscript problem is the few sites l enable flash on l kinda need flash enabled for its sort of annoying
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