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Windows 7: Have 61 processes running and getting performance spikes. Please Help!

16 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Have 61 processes running and getting performance spikes. Please Help!

Recently when ever I'm playing games or running programs, they suddenly spike up to 100% cpu usage and start lagging very badly.They normally run fine and quite smoothly but then after a while, they suddenly stop working.

It usually stops if i leave them alone for some time or if i close the program, but i don't think the application itself has anything to do with it.This happens on many different games and applications alike, but normally only with games, even old ones.

I checked my processes and it says i have 61-65 processes running! Isn't this too high? how can i check if those processes are OK? I have HijackThis and can post a log file if needed. Please help me out.

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16 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Oh, and right now I'm playing super street fighter 4 A.E. and it constantly lags after a few rounds. this happens every time i start it as of this morning. it was running fine yesterday and days before that. i haven't tried other games yet but normal applications are ok. how can i stop this?
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16 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7 home premium x64

You can do a couple of things, first download gamebooster Game Booster 3.0 Free Download, Speed Up PC for Top Gaming Performance which will automatically stop some processes when you start a game. Also visit BlackVipers web site where you will see detailed instructions on what services you can safely do without. Black Viper’s Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Service Configurations | Black Viper's Website |
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 Have 61 processes running and getting performance spikes. Please Help!

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