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Windows 7: PC slow's down a lot after a period of time

18 Mar 2011   #1
NSRacer

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
PC slow's down a lot after a period of time

I have a very idiotic problem in which i start the PC, play for 20 minutes and then the computer starts to load it self for no reason. The CPU usage is close to 98% so i can't play no more. Same thing if i restart the PC, it works like a charm for 20 minutes then it slow's down.

Any ideas?


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18 Mar 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NSRacer View Post
I have a very idiotic problem in which i start the PC, play for 20 minutes and then the computer starts to load it self for no reason. The CPU usage is close to 98% so i can't play no more. Same thing if i restart the PC, it works like a charm for 20 minutes then it slow's down.

Any ideas?
How about we start with your system specs.
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18 Mar 2011   #3
NSRacer

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Intel Core Duo 3.0 GHz
2GB RAM (yeah, i know the RAM is low but i didn't had this problem in the first 3 months so i don't think the RAM is the problem)
512MB GeForce 9600GT
Windows 7 Ultimate x32
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18 Mar 2011   #4
NeroDevil

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

2GB of RAM isnt very low, it's fine for most tasks, including gaming.

As a first step, I'd recommend checking for any programs that start up automatically when you turn on the PC. Also, if you have recently installed any new programs let us know.
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18 Mar 2011   #5
NSRacer

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MY5T View Post
2GB of RAM isnt very low, it's fine for most tasks, including gaming.

As a first step, I'd recommend checking for any programs that start up automatically when you turn on the PC. Also, if you have recently installed any new programs let us know.
if i start task manager and look trough the processes list everything looks normal, there are 2 or 3 things that use around 25.000K and that's normal, that's how much they use when the PC is running as it should be but still the CPU usage is 98% but i there's no process that uses this memory...so the PC loads like a retard for no reason
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18 Mar 2011   #6
NeroDevil

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Hmm, I presume you haven't overclocked your CPU? If you did, restore to defaults and try running your pc again. Also, did you install any new programs recently?
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18 Mar 2011   #7
NSRacer

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MY5T View Post
Hmm, I presume you haven't overclocked your CPU? If you did, restore to defaults and try running your pc again. Also, did you install any new programs recently?
No, the CPU isn't overclocked and i haven't installed any softwares latel that may effect the performance...as i said, the problem comes from nowhere, i can let the pc running without touching it and in 30 minutes it will start loading

here is a pic with the task manager, you can see that there are no processes but the cpu usage is 99%

http://img863.imageshack.us/img863/4017/21437301.jpg

PS - before this i had another problem, i'm using VIA HD Audio Deck and i suddenly get a message saying "Jack out" and the pc starts to load again for 10-15 minutes
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18 Mar 2011   #8
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello


Have you checked the startup file to see what programs/apps load at system startup, as was suggested earlier? Have a look at this tutorial at the link below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.


Change, Add, or Remove Startup Programs in Windows 7
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