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Windows 7: CPU randomly spikes to 100%

22 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
CPU randomly spikes to 100%

I've noticed while playing Skyrim that my CPU spikes to 100% causing FPS to go down and the computer to lag.

I'm able to verify the CPU load via my G13 display set to the core temp application.

I've not noticed any type of consistency when this happens and by the time I am able to maneuver to the Task Manager to check which process is causing this, it stops.

Any help is appreciated.


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22 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64

Downloaded Process Manager and was able to see that when it happens its from avp.exe (I do have Kaspersky installed). Is there any way to not make this happen randomly? I know I'm in the realm now of Kaspersky support, but thought I'd see if anyone here has had this problem.

Thanks again!
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25 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64

Awesome. Thanks for he help...
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