Processes 8% CPU 100% why


  1.    26 Dec 2007 #1
    ato_zee Guest

    Processes 8% CPU 100% why


    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.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    26 Dec 2007 #2
    Charlie Tame Guest

    Re: Processes 8% CPU 100% why


    ato_zee@xxxxxx wrote:

    > 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.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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