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Windows 7: CPU usage is abnormal, sometimes reach 100% when idle

16 Feb 2010   #1
geeksindrome

windows seven
 
 
CPU usage is abnormal, sometimes reach 100% when idle

hello all.. thiz is my first post n my first thread.. i'm sorry if there is a lot of mistaken word.. coz my english language are not good enough..

i'm using windows 7 ultimate and KIS 2010...
everything going good until last night disaster..
when i'm exit from Modern Warfare II games, everything become so lag and i'm also forget to close Opera 10 which is still active with a lot tabs when i'm playing that games..

when i'm check the sidebar gadget, the 4 cores are in 100% usage.. there is no application that active, the condition on that time is idle.. then i'm restarted the PC which is still shows that problem..


so far i have been doing this:
- turn off background process that unused
- turn off the side bar
- set visual style tu best performance

but my system is still abnormal.. there is still high cpu usage activity when idle..

this is the performance Screenshot when idle :
CPU usage is abnormal, sometimes reach 100% when idle-performance.jpg

Process Screenshot :
CPU usage is abnormal, sometimes reach 100% when idle-process.png

HijackThis log files..
Code:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 1:12:30 AM, on 2/17/2010
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)
Boot mode: Normal
 
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedhlp.exe
C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpUtilitiesApp32.exe
C:\Windows\System32\Ctxfihlp.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XBoxStat.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\CTXFISPI.EXE
C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\USBSafelyRemove.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IEMonitor.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\explorer.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\klwtblfs.exe
C:\Program Files\TrendMicro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe
 
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O2 - BHO: IEVkbdBHO - {59273AB4-E7D3-40F9-A1A8-6FA9CCA1862C} - C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\ievkbd.dll
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O3 - Toolbar: SnagIt - {8FF5E183-ABDE-46EB-B09E-D2AAB95CABE3} - C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 7\SnagItIEAddin.dll
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O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTxfiHlp] CTXFIHLP.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UnlockerAssistant] "C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TrueImageMonitor.exe] C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe
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O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVP] "C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\avp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [XboxStat] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XboxStat.exe" silentrun
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O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [IDMan] C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe /onboot
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [USB Safely Remove] C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\USBSafelyRemove.exe /startup
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O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - Startup: OneNote 2007 Screen Clipper and Launcher.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: Add to Anti-Banner - C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\ie_banner_deny.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download all links with IDM - C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IEGetAll.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download FLV video content with IDM - C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IEGetVL.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download with IDM - C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IEExt.htm
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O9 - Extra button: &Virtual keyboard - {4248FE82-7FCB-46AC-B270-339F08212110} - C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\klwtbbho.dll
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O9 - Extra button: URLs c&heck - {CCF151D8-D089-449F-A5A4-D9909053F20F} - C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\klwtbbho.dll
O13 - Gopher Prefix: 
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O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Windows DreamScene - {E31004D1-A431-41B8-826F-E902F9D95C81} - C:\Windows\System32\DreamScene.dll
O23 - Service: Acronis OS Selector Reinstall Service (AcronisOSSReinstallSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Acronis Disk Director
 
\oss_reinstall_svc.exe
O23 - Service: Acronis Scheduler2 Service (AcrSch2Svc) - Acronis - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Adobe Systems - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Adobe Version Cue CS3 - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Version Cue CS3\Server\bin\VersionCueCS3.exe
O23 - Service: Acronis Nonstop Backup service (afcdpsrv) - Acronis - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\CDP\afcdpsrv.exe
O23 - Service: AMD External Events Utility - AMD - C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
O23 - Service: AST Service (astcc) - Nalpeiron Ltd. - C:\Windows\system32\astsrv.exe
O23 - Service: Kaspersky Internet Security (AVP) - Kaspersky Lab - C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\avp.exe
O23 - Service: ##Id_String1.6844F930_1628_4223_B5CC_5BB94B879762## (Bonjour Service) - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
O23 - Service: Capture Device Service - InterVideo Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\DeviceService\DevSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Creative Audio Engine Licensing Service - Creative Labs - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Creative Labs Shared\Service\CTAELicensing.exe
O23 - Service: Creative Audio Service (CTAudSvcService) - Creative Technology Ltd - C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\CTAudSvc.exe
O23 - Service: Dragon Age: Origins - Content Updater (DAUpdaterSvc) - BioWare - K:\G A M E Z\Dragon Age\bin_ship\DAUpdaterSvc.Service.exe
O23 - Service: FLEXnet Licensing Service - Macrovision Europe Ltd. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\FLEXnet Publisher
 
\FNPLicensingService.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 
 
32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: PnkBstrA - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
O23 - Service: Protexis Licensing V2 (PSI_SVC_2) - Protexis Inc. - c:\Program Files\Common Files\Protexis\License Service\PsiService_2.exe
O23 - Service: ServiceLayer - Nokia. - C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
O23 - Service: Steam Client Service - Valve Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Steam\SteamService.exe
O23 - Service: @C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpDefragService.exe,-1 (TuneUp.Defrag) - TuneUp Software - C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 
 
2010\TuneUpDefragService.exe
O23 - Service: TuneUp Utilities Service (TuneUp.UtilitiesSvc) - TuneUp Software - C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpUtilitiesService32.exe
O23 - Service: USB Safely Remove Assistant (USBSafelyRemoveService) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\USB Safely Remove\USBSRService.exe
 
--
End of file - 9668 bytes
pliss help me.. what should i do?? i'm really miss my "healthy" PC..




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16 Feb 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

Try doing a virus scan with Malwarebytes. That is one symptom malware shows sometimes.
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16 Feb 2010   #3
geeksindrome

windows seven
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by [B
Jonathan_King[/B]]Welcome!

Try doing a virus scan with Malwarebytes. That is one symptom malware shows sometimes.
thx bro for the reply.. i have download and scans with the last update of malwarebytes.. the results is clean..

what can i do next?
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16 Feb 2010   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You can try a System Restore to a point before the troubles.
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16 Feb 2010   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

In cases like that I run Process Explorer and try to find the culprit. If you click on CPU on the top, all processes using a lot of CPU time will appear on the top. Then you can hover over them to see what they are - you can also right click on the processes and go to "Properties". That will give you more info regarding the process in question.
Once you identified the process(es), post the result and we'll see what can be done.
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17 Feb 2010   #6
sinbin

windows 7 64 bit premium
 
 

never had this but heard that a maleware problem cold be the cause ,a program trying to start but then stops and starts again,,confusing you cpu..try maleware bytes its free and finds things others miss ,good luck
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17 Feb 2010   #7
geeksindrome

windows seven
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by [B
Jonathan_King[/B]]You can try a System Restore to a point before the troubles.
unfortunately, i have been turn off the system restore..

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by [B
whs[/B]]In cases like that I run Process Explorer and try to find the culprit. If you click on CPU on the top, all processes using a lot of CPU time will appear on the top. Then you can hover over them to see what they are - you can also right click on the processes and go to "Properties". That will give you more info regarding the process in question.
Once you identified the process(es), post the result and we'll see what can be done.
the largest process that eats my CPU usage is explorer.exe when idle.. i have no idea what i should to do..
https://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1266416378


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sinbin
never had this but heard that a maleware problem cold be the cause ,a program trying to start but then stops and starts again,,confusing you cpu..try maleware bytes its free and finds things others miss ,good luck
i have tryin this.. but the result, there isnt infected files..


Attached Thumbnails
CPU usage is abnormal, sometimes reach 100% when idle-process-xp.png  
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17 Feb 2010   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

That is a little unusual. Right click on that explorer.exe and go to Properties. There look at the threads button, highlight the busy one and click on the Module button. Maybe we can learn something.
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17 Feb 2010   #9
geeksindrome

windows seven
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
That is a little unusual. Right click on that explorer.exe and go to Properties. There look at the threads button, highlight the busy one and click on the Module button. Maybe we can learn something.
yeah.. its so unusual..

ok here is the screen when idle.. (its so weird, even its idle it use 25% of processor)
https://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1266426838


and this is the SS when the unusual conditions happen..
https://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1266426838

please help me.. im gonna crazy. im so frustated..


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CPU usage is abnormal, sometimes reach 100% when idle-process-anomaly-when-idle.png   CPU usage is abnormal, sometimes reach 100% when idle-process-anomaly.png  
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17 Feb 2010   #10
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Not good. That csrss.exe could very well be a trojan. See here ( csrss.exe - csrss - Process Information ). For starters I would run every scanner in sight - especially MSE, Superantispyware, Malwarebytes, etc. Maybe they can pick it up.

Since I assume that you do not image your system on a regular basis (which is a BIG mistake), you may have to reinstall the system from scratch. A bad infection may, or may not be resolved by the scanners.
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