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Windows 7: Win 7 gets slow after hour+

17 Dec 2009   #11


system idle process is actually the percentage of time your processor is NOT being used. On that screen shot, the 95% displayed means there is 95% of your cpu capacity available.

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17 Dec 2009   #12

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madtownidiot View Post
system idle process is actually the percentage of time your processor is NOT being used. On that screen shot, the 95% displayed means there is 95% of your cpu capacity available.
When PC was slow System Idle varied from 30 to 90%.
The performance tab showed 100% CPU usage and no other programs were running.
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17 Dec 2009   #13


With your hardware, windows 7 is going to run a little slower than XP. any time you install an operating system it's going to slow down after a while. and I noticed you were running Utorrent.. Is it possible that while it was running slow you had a freshly completed torrent... the file check after one is completed will slow your system down immensely.
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17 Dec 2009   #14

Windows 7

It's not utorrent. I didn't turn it on this time, but it gets slow again and again.

Now it slowed after 5x minutes.

I'm doing nothing with PC, but usage of CPU is 100% I have no idea what to do.

Here are the screens from last "down"

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17 Dec 2009   #15

Windows 7 64bit

Start ending process's one at a time, close google talk then skype etc. You have alot of background process's open for only 2gb of ram running ultimate edition.
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18 Dec 2009   #16

Windows 7

On the last down I turned off all the programs (Gtlak, Skype, Kaspersky). CPU usage varies 60-80% but it works very slowly.

And why it starts working so slowly if at the beginning everything works fine with many programs ? And after hours it starts to work slowly even without any running program..

Please, help me.. I'm really tired of restarting PC every single hour..
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18 Dec 2009   #17

Windows XP

Try uninstalling Kaspersky as a test. Even if it's not running a scan, it may be draining your resources at a monstrous rate. One personal example I can think of is Sunbelt's Vipre antivirus. It sometimes maxxes out on system resources when the email active protection is on. I suspect something similar is happening with Kaspersky.
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19 Dec 2009   #18

7 Prof

Run a memory diagnostic and make sure it's not your RAM. After that, disable all startup programs, including antivirus. After that, run process monitor and watch the process that's hogging up the CPU cycles.
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19 Dec 2009   #19

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

If it were me, It's time to punt "reinstall" the Op system. Move to a safe distance and nuke it from space,'s the only way to be sure.
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22 Dec 2009   #20

Windows 7

Hello again,

looks like that problem was found. I think it was Kaspersky fault. I uninstalled it and computers runs normally for 4 hours and 20 minutes now.

But there is one new problem.. I can't sit without antivirus and I do not want to keep Kaspersky unused because I bought the license only 2 months ago and license is valid for the next 2 months.

Why Kaspersky can be slowing me computer, where can be the problem ?

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