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Windows 7: Window 7 utlimate 32 takes up 90% CPU

11 Jan 2010   #1

Window 7 ultimate
Window 7 utlimate 32 takes up 90% CPU

I bought a new thinkpad T500 with window 7 ultimate 32 operation system. I just found out that the system and the LMS (Local manageability service) take up 90% of the CPU, so I am unable to run other programs. My T500 has 2 duo P8800 (2.66 GHZ and 2.67 GHZ) and 3 GB memory. The memory is ok and there is spare capacity.

Any suggestion how to reduce idle CPU usage ?. Do I need to downgrade the operating system to Window 7 home32 or professional 32 ?


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11 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

This sounds like proprietary crap - post a screenshot of your msconfig startup tab. Search for snip in the start menu.
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11 Jan 2010   #3

Win7 Ultimate

Been running 7 32 since it came out...dont have the problem and my machine is not that hot (see my specs). Need more info system specs etc...
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11 Jan 2010   #4

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit

LMS is a part of Intel AMT software....

See Here First

You may need to update or reinstall it?

Go here and fill out all the info for your system (look on the bottom) and see if you can find the download.
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12 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate

One of your services is corrupted.. try doing a clean boot. but disable all the Services for windows as well and see if you still have 90% of CPU usage..
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12 Jan 2010   #6

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
Something is Broken. (Not helpful - sorry -- but obviously something is hideously wrong).
As others have suggested try and disable services.

Why not do a nice clean FRESH install -- Lenovo (aka IBM) thinkpads are quite OK machines to work with.

Most "bought" machines have a load of "crap" and bloat ware already installed.
I'd download GPARTED (free) , re-format the disks and start again. Backup any data you need however before you start.

Actually if you are doing a new install why not go for the x-64 bit version -- Your choice however. I think even with only 3 GB RAM its still worthwhile running X-64 in any case -- future proofing for your next upgrade etc.

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