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Windows 7: CPU being flooded with useless programs

02 Jan 2015   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I did both the Safe Boot and the Startup restarts, issue seems to be resolved for the moment, but will reply in about 30 minutes to see if anything has changed.

Thanks again all!

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02 Jan 2015   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Yeah, problem has definitely resolved itself. Where should I go from here?
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02 Jan 2015   #13
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Happy sailing !!
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02 Jan 2015   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Shouldn't I try to find the program that was causing the virus and remove it? Or is that asking for too much?
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02 Jan 2015   #15

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Turn off all those updater services too

All those services you see running are killing the cpu
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02 Jan 2015   #16

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Did you remove Mcafee ?
That would be next in line,
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03 Jan 2015   #17
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Yes do remove McAfee totally. Then install MSE for now.

Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Windows

Also to give you a couple of pictures for example. This is how this system is set up and works great.

CPU being flooded with useless programs-msconfig-services.png

CPU being flooded with useless programs-msconfig-startup.png

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