> In Task Manager in the CPU column, processes
> total around 8-9%.
> Yet in Performance tab CPU useage shows 100%,
> and the HD light is almostly stadily on,when I am
> doing nothing.
> Why so much cpu useage?
> And why isn't the cause shown in Processes
> in the CPU column?
> There seems to be no associated network activity,
> I might assume it's something to do with indexing,
> it's not malware scanning, as I've turned these off.
> I'd like to know what's going on.
Right click on any disk drive icons to get properties and uncheck "Index
this drive" - see if that stops the light.
Seems some machines are bad, some are not, no idea why.
If you find this slows searching then adjust the parameters in search
but I don't use search much so the time is simply wasted.