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Windows 7: 100% cpu and nothing telling what in task manager.

10 Dec 2009   #1
jeremyleroy96

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 
100% cpu and nothing telling what in task manager.

Hello all,
I have an HDX16T laptop, I am having a problem after windows 7 upgrade (clean install) It is NOT a virus because not only have i bought software I have formated TWICE. And all my drivers are installed and nothing to stop this and my symptoms are,
1. Occurs randomly while in session sometimes at startup
2. If it occurs during session most of the time it carries on after reboot
3. There is nothing taking up all my CPU usage but i suspect it may be SVCHOST
I thought it was the "SCVHOST.EXE" virus but spyware doctor full version does not pick up. When i am experiencing this problem (obviously not at the moment) it seems that svchost is at about 50 and the other 50 i don't know where it goes. My specs are pretty good,
4gb of ram
64 bit OS
2.53 ghz dual Intel centrino
1gb Nvidia Geforce 130m with cuda


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10 Dec 2009   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Hi,

Can you please select the show processes from all users option and post a screenshot of the task manager showing as much detail as possible - when this is next happening - if you click on the CPU column so it sorts by this with the highest usage at top this will be more useful

With this information it should be easier to tie the issue down to a cause

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html
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10 Dec 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeremyleroy96 View Post
Hello all,
I have an HDX16T laptop, I am having a problem after windows 7 upgrade (clean install) It is NOT a virus because not only have i bought software I have formated TWICE. And all my drivers are installed and nothing to stop this and my symptoms are,
1. Occurs randomly while in session sometimes at startup
2. If it occurs during session most of the time it carries on after reboot
3. There is nothing taking up all my CPU usage but i suspect it may be SVCHOST
I thought it was the "SCVHOST.EXE" virus but spyware doctor full version does not pick up. When i am experiencing this problem (obviously not at the moment) it seems that svchost is at about 50 and the other 50 i don't know where it goes. My specs are pretty good,
4gb of ram
64 bit OS
2.53 ghz dual Intel centrino
Jeremy

Hi and welcome

The next time it happens open task manager>process tab>find the svchost that is using the most>right click>create a dmp file, when it is finished. take the filke and attach it to the reply form using the paperclip shaped icon so we can debugg it


Thanks

Ken J+
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10 Dec 2009   #4
jeremyleroy96

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks for the reply,
I do not have the problem at the moment. But i will take one anyway but i have noticed there are multiple svchost.exe running
http://img130.imageshack.us/img130/812/0101l.jpg
The forum uploader doesn't want to cooperate with me so media fire i guess
But do i need to upload this when the cpu is 100% or just now its not 100 at the moment
Memory Dump: http://www.**************/?jmmktgmwrrt
NOTE: My cpu ins't CURRENTLY AT 100 i will post a new post in this thread when it happens again and post an image and memory dump
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12 Dec 2009   #5
michael123

Windows 7 x64
 
 

SVCHOST is just a windows program for hosting some services. Either you have some seriously resource heavy services or the CPU is throttling.
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12 Dec 2009   #6
jeremyleroy96

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

well there is such thing as a virus that disguises it self as svchost.exe but i am doubting thats it now
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12 Dec 2009   #7
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

This might help,,, Resource Monitor from Microsoft.
It is better in this situation that task manager.
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12 Dec 2009   #8
jeremyleroy96

Windows 7 64 Bit
 
 

Tepid,
Thank you for a link. i had it happen to me about 10 minutes ago but was in full screen app and couldn't get task manger in time
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12 Dec 2009   #9
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Try dowmnloading this fine utulity

dotTech Exclusive: Free AnVir Task Manager!

It's thr registered bersiom license is further doewn the page. it's legit as the owner of the sute made a deal with the devoper.

UPDATE1: This is post is not about the freeware version of AnVir Task Manager but rather the shareware version which you would normally have to $39.95 pay for.

UPDATE2: If you have Kaspersky you may get a warning when trying to install AnVir. It is a false positive - AnVir is 100% clean.

Update3: It seems Dealio and Yahoo Toolbars now come with AnVir Task Manager. Be sure to uncheck them during installation if you don't want them! Thanks Mansion Trash for informing me.

More...........dotTech Exclusive: Free AnVir Task Manager! | Freebies | dotTech [.org]
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16 Dec 2009   #10
Asphodel

Home Premium
 
 

The genuine instance of svchost.exe can also cause 100% CPU - here's an article about that and how to solve it. Also check out the products page - Auslogics offer a very good free Task Manager alternative and there is a portable version too.
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