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Solved: 100% CPU usage errors and memory usage?

Question: Solved: 100% CPU usage errors and memory usage?

I've recently been getting 100% CPU usage errors, and over the top memory usage, then my computer for the most part locks up. I've reinstalled WinXP, fixed IE settings back to origional settings. Ran antispyware programs and AVG. At first my problems started when I played games on Facebook, getting script errors. As I've been doing a lot of studying on these problems, I got to thinking maybe I need more memory. Then I start getting 100% CPU errors.

I've noticed in my task manager in Processes there are lots of svchost.exe listings, and a few other programs that are listed more than once. Im attaching a picture of this list, in idle mode. Wandering if anyone else sees anything that may look odd.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.



Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.66GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 759 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476929 MB, Free - 437798 MB;
Motherboard: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD, Gamila/Giovani/Neon series
Antivirus: PC Cleaners, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

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Answer: Solved: 100% CPU usage errors and memory usage?

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Hijack log below

Two weeks ago my Quark 7 stopped working - it will start and come up with the splash screen, but then will not go any further - a list of processes shows it's running at 50 cpu usage and 78944 memory usage. I have tried uninstalling reinstalling and have ran Norton's Antivirus, Spybot Search and Destroy and CCleaner to no avail. I have attached my HiJack log below.

The main programs that I use daily (and yes Quark is one of them) are the following

Adobe Photoshop CS3, ACDSee 9, Outlook express, Quark 7.0, Internet Explorer, Dreamweaver 8

Thank you for taking the time - I'm pretty frustrated!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:16:07 AM, on 10/21/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20900)
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Sync\SyncServi... Read more

Answer:Quark 7 stopped working - high cpu usage-memory usage ? Virus??

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   Maybe someone can direct me regarding what I might be able to do with regards to my having a sluggish browser (FF). Please don't say try Chrome because FF is indeed still better (Faster & much more customizable) !! That said...I seem to have  a problem with FF constantly getting "hung up" not responding) particularly after the memory usage from the browser rises above 600,000 k.I ALWAYS have anywhere between 50 to 125 tabs "loaded" but,not necessarily "loaded". Bookmarking all these tabs pretty much kind of sucks (Although,I do it).Hell..I don't even use the browsers actually bookmarking ....
 
   .I have actually made two different folders on the book mark bar....one entitled  A-M and the other entitled N-Z !Not really thrilled with this either,though.I guess at this point I'm just kind of wondering  why someone hasn't maybe come up with an extension that maybe tells you when you reach a certain point of cpu usage within your browser so that you can at least then shut down & reload the browser.Or,maybe there's an even better solution ?????
 
   At this point,I'd at least love to see that extension.It sure would help.As I've said...i generally have anywhere between 50 - 150 (sometimes more.Ive even had upwards of 225 tabs + open (Not all loaded though) at a time.I really would love to see an extension though (which I've never seen) that informs me when My memory usage reaches a certain point ! WHY hasn't someo... Read more

Answer:High memory usage/Notifications for certain amounts of memory usage

   At this point,I'd at least love to see that extension.It sure would help.As I've said...i generally have anywhere between 50 - 150 (sometimes more.Ive even had upwards of 225 tabs + open (Not all loaded though) at a time.I really would love to see an extension though (which I've never seen) that informs me when My memory usage reaches a certain point ! WHY hasn't someone invented this extension yet ???
Whaaat!!  225 tabs??   Methinks therein lies your problem.  Maybe you are expecting too much from an extension too.  It's not the job of an extension to monitor system resources.

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Hello,
 
In the past month or so I have encountered an issue with my computer where shortly after startup, the CPU and memory usage both go to 100% and remain there the entire time my computer is running. Applications now take a very long time to load, and there is even significant lag when moving the mouse or typing. The computer will also emit intermittent system beeping sounds and I frequently get a Windows error that pops up with a message along the lines of "Powershell Unexpectedly Stopped." 
 
I am running Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit w/ SP1. ESET and Malwarebytes scans both turned up clean.
Any help that you can offer would be greatly appreciated. 
 
Thank You!
 

Answer:100% CPU and Memory Usage. "Poweshell Unexpectedly Stopped" Errors

Bleeping Computer offers this guide for removal of the problem How to remove the Poweliks Trojan (Removal Guide)
 
Removal Instructions for the Poweliks using ESET Poweliks Cleaner:
Poweliks will change your Internet Explorer security settings so that you are unable to download files with it. To fix this, press the Windows key () on your keyboard, and while holding it down, also press the R key on your keyboard. This will open the Run dialog box as shown below.
In the Open: field in the Run dialog box, type the text inetcpl.cpl, as shown in the image above, and then press the OK button. Once you press OK, the Internet Properties screen will open.

When the Internet Properties screen is open, click on the Security tab and you will be shown the security settings for Internet Explorer as shown below.

Now click on the Reset all zones to default level button as indicated by the blue arrow in the image above. After you press the reset button, click on the Apply button and then the OK button to save your changes and close the Internet Properties screen.
 
You can now open Internet Explorer or any other browser and download the >>  ESET Poweliks Cleaner  << tool. When saving the file, please save it to your desktop.
 
Once the ESET Poweliks Cleaner tool has been downloaded, look for the file called ESETPoweliksCleaner.exe on your desktop and double-click it. This will launch the program, which will then display a license agreement. Read ... Read more

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Recently my computer has been plagued by High CPU and general malware. I believe i've removed most of the malware. But I can't seem to fix the issue with the dllhost.exe and multiple explorer.exe running.

First i ran Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then I ran Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit. Found lots of issues. all resolved. Ran them recently again and no malware was found. Still have the explorer.exe issue though.

Then I used combofix, but it changed nothing.

In the meanwhile i've just been ending the explorer.exe processes that take high CPU. This allows me to temporarily use my computer before they start popping up again.
 

Answer:dllhost.exe, multiple explorer.exe's, high CPU usage, and memory usage

I don't know what you need me to post. Hopefully this might provide some insight.
 

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My friend, who has a very low income was given a Dell Optiplex GX240 running Win2K Pro. 512MB RAM

To help her out, I got rid of porn, viruses, and spyware using:

Ad-Aware, AVG spyware and AV free versions, Trend Micro House Call, Spybot

I checked the task manager, and has constant 100% CPU usage, avg memory usage

The system runs, but apps open slow, so I tried some freeware reg cleaners:

CCleaner, Eusing Free Registry Cleaner, Wise Registry cleaner

After hours of searching on web, the fixes I found don't work, so I give up. Can someone help. My friend doesn't have the money to pay someone to fix this, and she was so happy to get a new computer.

Can anyonre help???

I have a HijackThis log file:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:33:15 PM, on 11/1/2007
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\hidserv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
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Answer:MY PC is slow, High CPU usage, moderate memory usage , I'm stuck

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Ok, I am literally KILLING myself over this!

I installed Windows 7 64Bit over XP around a month ago and it was so good that I recommended it to my brother who was previously on XP too. We got him a copy of the 32bit version as he has only 2gb of memory, and he installed it on his machine. However, he constantly had high CPU and RAM usage (Even though no programs were obviously taking it all up in his task manager) and it was making his computer sluggish and slow. Everything was freezing and hanging and it was a nightmare.

I spent a day looking all over the net to find out the problem, but could not fix it at all, no matter what the hell I tried. So he reverted back to Windows XP. (A nice waste of money on Windows 7.) His Windows XP now runs smoothly and is all as it was.

Suddenly today, after my brother connected to my Windows 7 homegroup (or workgroup rather) through his Windows XP machine, my computer got the EXACT same problem as he had ages ago! I have been browsing Google all day downloading s**t, changing things in my computer, trying EVERY possible fix that people have suggested and that sound legit. Nothing works!

So now all of a sudden, my computer is sluggish, games are jumpy and jittery, video rendering times are slooooooow.

Here is a picture of my resource monitor:
You can see the physical memory usage being at 45%. I've ordered the memory usage of each service in highest to lowest.
I just CANT see where the problem is!
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Answer:Windows 7 random CPU usage and high physical memory usage!!!

I can tell you what is probably causing your problems. AVG.
When you are looking at memory, do not sort by Working set, sort by Hard faults.
Hard faults is what causes things to slow down. Plus you have plenty of memory not to worry about usage.

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Greetings,
 
I formatted my computer, and after installing windows 7 again, my physical memory in task manager is very high, and cpu keeps jumping up and down.
 
I looked at the processes tab, but noticed absolutely nothing taking abnormal memory (private working set.) Then moved on to performance tab> resource monitor, and found svchost (I think it was netsvcs in parenthesis,) hogging all the memory. After ending the process, I still have had high memory usage, and surprisingly, do not see a process anywhere in task manager with high numbers next to it, so I have no idea what's happening.
 
I have noticed that my windows 7 folder keeps increasing in size, currently about 26 gigs, and a helper told me that it's normal because the updates in windows 7 have a different compression method than windows 8 and after, however when I had previously installed windows 7, fully updated... my folder size was normal, so I assume it can be done?
 
I originally posted in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs section, however I did not find malware on my computer, so unless it's very new malware, I am certain windows 7 is causing this problem.
 
For antivirus, I am currently using a free trial of Norton.
 
Advice?
 
P.S. This is probably better for the hardware section, but can constant high physical memory, and cpu usage ruin my hardware? I am avoiding using things that take up high cpu and memory right now, and it's currently about 1.2 g... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 Jumping Cpu Usage, High Physical Memory Usage

1.  Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 
2.  Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  Clicking on this link will automatically initiate the download.  

 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.
 
Louis

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Hi,
 
Just yesterday I realized that my computer was acting super slowly and I even received a blue screen of death out of nowhere. Upon checking my processes list,I found many suspicious processes that continued to multiply when I tried to end them. These included: PresentationHost.exe, msdtc.exe, dllhost.exe, prevhost.exe, cmd.exe, msiexec.exe, conhost.exe, and even a notepad.exe that seems to be invisible. A malware is most likely behind this, and is causing my computer to perform very slowly and be almost unusable, I have managed to run FRST, but Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is not even opening for me. In addition, this multiplying issue seems to only occur when I am connected to the internet. I would highly appreciate some help!
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:25-10-2015 02
Ran by Christopher (administrator) on CHRIS (27-10-2015 16:51:11)
Running from D:\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Christopher (Available Profiles: Christopher & Guest)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Safe Mode (minimal)
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
 
(SUPERAntiSp... Read more

Answer:CPU Usage in Task Manager Very High - PresentationHost.exe memory usage

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Press the windows key + r on your keyboard at the same time. This will open the RUN BOX.Type Notepad and and click the OK key.Please copy the entire contents of the code box below to the a new file.

start

CreateRestorePoint:
EmptyTemp:
CloseProcesses:

HKLM\...\Run: [New Value #1] => ctfmon = CTFMON.EXE
HKLM\...\Run: [hTew6txG55AD] => regsvr32.exe /s "C:\PROGRA~3\hTew6txG55AD.dll"
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [] => [X]
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [Chrome] => [5120 2015-10-27] ()
HKU\S-1-5-18\...\Run: [Chrome] => C:\ProgramData\taskhost.exe [5120 2015-10-27] ()
AppInit_DLLs: prio.dll => No File
AppInit_DLLs-x32: prio32.dll => No File
CHR HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google: Restriction <======= ATTENTION
SearchScopes: HKLM -> DefaultScope value is missing
SearchScopes: HKLM-x32 -> DefaultScope value is missing
SearchScopes: HKU\S-1-5-21-3839431373-621308647-2831785862-1000 -> {6A1806CD-94D4-4689-BA73-E35EA1EA9990} URL =
FF Plugin: @microsoft.com/GENUINE -> disabled [No File]
FF Plugin-x32: @microsoft.com/GENUINE -> disabled [No File]
FF Plugin-x32: @nexon.net/NxGame -> C:\ProgramData\NexonUS\NGM\npNxGameUS.dll [No File]
FF Plugin-x32: @pandonetworks.com/PandoWebPlugin -> C:\Program Files (x86... Read more

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Hi all, hope you can help.

Every so often, when listening to online radio streams/playing games etc my computer just goes crazy. I get a lot of hard drive 'chatter' and lots of fan noise and everything slows to a crawl. My music will start jumping and skipping and there is a long delay between me clicking the mouse and the action happening. It happens when no other programs (for example, my AV/AS) are due to scan. When I look at my Task Manager the two biggest eaters of memory usage are fm.exe (game, it normally eats a load but makes no substantial difference to the comp speed) and ekrn.exe (something to do with my AV, not quite sure what it actually does though)

I am running Windows MCE SP3 and am using NOD32 anti-virus and Sunbelt CounterSpy anti-spyware. The definitions on both are updated daily and both scan daily. I have also defragged the comp and do so weekly. The other programs I use are CCleaner and Glary Utilities, both fairly regularly to clean up my comp when I was working as an internet researcher, but less often now.

I do not get any error messages/BSOD's or actual freezes. Everything just slows right down. Could I have picked up a form of malware/virus that my AV/AS isn't picking up? Could one of my previous spring cleans have been too aggressive? Or is it simply too much load for my comp (2 year old Dell)? It is 3MHz, 1G RAM, kinda your bog standard media comp from 2007.

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Answer:Computer is apparently being scanned - high CPU usage/memory usage

When you experience or encounter strange behavior, always check for new, unknown or suspicious processes in Task Manager.Most of the processes in Task Manager will be legitimate as shown in these links.List of common system processes found in XP's Task ManagerCommon system processes found in XP's Task ManagerTop System ProcessesAnytime you come across a suspicious file or one that you do not recognize, search the name using Google or the following databases:BC's Startup Programs DatabaseSystemLookup StartupList IndexFile Research CenterProcessLibrary.comDetermining whether a file is malware or a legitimate process sometimes depends on the location (path) it is running from. One of the ways that malware tries to hide is to give itself the same name as a critical system file. However, it then places itself in a different location on your computer. Another techinique is for the process to alter the registry and add itself as a Startup program so that it can run automatically each time the computer is booted. A file's properties may give a clue to identifying it. Right-click on the file, choose Properties and examine the General and Version tabs.Tools to investigate running processes and gather additional information to identify them and resolve problems:AnVir TaskManager FreeProcess ExplorerSystem ExplorerProcessHackerProcess MonitorsvchostViewerThese tools will provide information about each process, CPU usage, file description and its path location If you right... Read more

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I have the following config-> Windows XP Professional SP2 which I have been using for the last 3 years.-> Updated Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 running for the last 1 year.-> No new software were installed in the last month that I can recall of.Suddenly I get this problem:1. I ran an application one day (it was winrar), and nothing starts.2. Task manager shows CPU usage as 50 (I have dual core), while memory usage remains at 84k3. After a few days vlcplayer.exe started giving the same problem-> So, I reinstalled windows (formatted my C drive and installed a fresh copy). -> Everything worked fine. I was using Irfanview.exe with no problems, but then one day again, IrfanView.exe did not start. Same problem : CPU usage was 50% while memory remained really low.-> I uninstalled it from C:/program files and installed a new copy in C:/program files --- this did not solve the problem-> I uninstalled it again from C:/program files and installed to D:/ Now it works fine...-> But now again I got the same problem with media player.exeI have tried a virus scan with Kaspersky (updated) and a scan with spybot. They both came out to be clean.Any ideas?I cant reinstall Windows as that did not solve the problem.

Answer:CPU usage increases to max (while memory usage doesnt) when I run a application

I dont know if this helps: I read somewhere about creating a drive image for easy backup. So I tried DriveImageXML, but it gave an error regarding CRC check which related to bad sectors i suppose. I ran a scan disk before installing a fresh copy of Windows. Obviously, this hasnt helped either.

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Hello and welcome to the forums!My secret agent name on the forums is SweetTech (you can call me ST for short), it's a pleasure to meet you. I am very sorry for the delay in responding, but as you can see we are at the moment being flooded with logs which, when paired with the never-ending shortage of helpers, resulted in the delayed responding to your thread.I would be glad to take a look at your log and help you with solving any malware problems.If you have since resolved the issues you were originally experiencing, or have received help elsewhere, please inform me so that this topic can be closed. If you have not, please adhere to the guidelines below and then follow instructions as outlined further below:Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forums.
Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.
If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue! Stop and ask!
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Answer:It keeps showing hard disk errors and RAM memory usage is criticaly high I need help please

Hi!It's been several days since I last posted instructions for you to complete. Do you still require assistance in getting your computer cleaned up?Please Note: Unless notified in advance, threads with no response in 3 days get closed.If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just put a post here so that I know you're still here. We get a lot of people who simply leave & if there is no contact for that amount of time I will have to assume you have abandoned your topic.Thanks,SweetTech.

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okay. I'm running a windows 7 64 machine with an Intel Core i5 [email protected] 4 gigs of memory, ACPI x64, NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250...
ASnd the thing is my rig is sucking up 50-60% physical memory, doing nothing. I've turned off as many services as i can that I don't need, I've run MBAM and MBAR and MSRT and avast! and AVG scans to find nothing. I've changed from Zone Alarm and Avast!, to Comodo and AVG.

I still can't find this thing. I need help. I got Hijack this, and then I realized I don't even know what I'm looking at. 26 instances of missing or lost files. And now it looks like there's a new drive (E) on my rig that I didn't put there with 99mb of space on it...

Sooo. What should I do? I can usually stumble my way through this kind of thing, but I'm at a loss. OH! an instance of svchost.exe is currently at 175,812k and I just restarted. I dunno what that means.

Answer:57% physical memory usage at idle, no cpu usage.

Please do the following:Download the appropriate version for your system of the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive. (Choose the correct version depending on which architecture operating system you are using, 32bit (x86) or 64 (x64) bit)Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.Enter System Recovery Options. To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account and click Next.To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:Insert the installation disc.Restart your computer.If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.Click Repair your computer.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account an click Next.On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:Startup RepairSystem RestoreWindows Complete PC RestoreWindows Memory Diagnostic ToolCommand Prompt[*]Select Command Prompt[*]In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.[*]The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.[*]Select... Read more

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what do i do to overcome these problems.? Nortin anti- virus has given me a Performance alert..., & i don't want to mess up....I thought if I used Disc Cleanup, & Defragmenter that this would help, but I'm still getting the alerts....wha should i do.?
 

Answer:High Memory Usage..., & Hich CPU usage.

please continue on your other thread and don't start a new one since you are talking about the same problem.
 

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Hello,
I have a ACER D255 netbook with intel atom N550 (1.5ghz, 1mb L2 cache) 1gb DDR3 memory and 250 gb hdd.
lately it has been a tad slow and freezing up will using google chrome. my task manager says right now that CPU usage is 4% but Memory is at 75%, sometimes up to 90%. it also says that i have 89 processes running. what could be wrong. what other info do you guys need?

Answer:High Physical memory usage with low CPU usage

Hello and To BC!

Look under the process tab in the task manager and find out what process is using the most resources. Does this same situation happen when google chrome is closed?

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hey all! ever since i upgraded my laptop's win8 to win10 im getting these usages... and the machine is runnig REALLY SLOW....
i saw that it's a common problem so i looked up some solutions and tried the following:

1- i changed the registry - ?HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management? and changed ?ClearPageFileAtShutDown? value to 1
2- adjusted windows 10 to "best performance" in system settings
3- i disabled many startup programs
4- i defragemented the C drive
5- uninstalled all the programs that i could
6- I disabled "Show me tips about Windows"
7- changed the power settings profile

NONE OF THOSE WORKED. PLEASE HELP!
here is the sys info:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: ??Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4007 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 453 GB (404 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0M9V4C
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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Hello I have multiple svchost running in task manager one which causes high cpu and memory usage that start increasing when I connect to the internet. Also when I connect to the internet i get redirected to other sites. Sometimes when I reboot my computer I get a generic host process for win32 message. When I run my anti-virus program it says 0 threats detected but sometimes say PDF Malware: Pidief detected and quarantined but the problem still continue. I am new to the site and have little computer knowledge any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Answer:Svchost high cpu usage and memory usage

Hello breal,do these please,post the logs and update me.Please download the TDSS Rootkit Removing Tool (TDSSKiller.exe) and save it to your Desktop. <-Important!!!Be sure to download TDSSKiller.exe (v2.4.0.0) from Kaspersky's website and not TDSSKiller.zip which appears to be an older version 2.3.2.2 of the tool.Double-click on TDSSKiller.exe to run the tool for known TDSS variants.
Vista/Windows 7 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.If TDSSKiller does not run, try renaming it. To do this, right-click on TDSSKiller.exe, select Rename and give it a random name with the .com file extension (i.e. 123abc.com). If you do not see the file extension, please refer to How to change the file extension.Click the Start Scan button.Do not use the computer during the scanIf the scan completes with nothing found, click Close to exit.If malicious objects are found, they will show in the Scan results - Select action for found objects and offer three options.Ensure Cure (default) is selected, then click Continue > Reboot now to finish the cleaning process.A log file named TDSSKiller_version_date_time_log.txt (i.e. TDSSKiller.2.4.0.0_27.07.2010_09.o7.26_log.txt) will be created and saved to the root directory (usually Local Disk C:).Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to you... Read more

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So, it's exactly as the title says,
I downgraded back down to windows 8 after feeling some sluggishness with my windows 10 OS.
It started off fine, but once I started downloading and installing necessary windows update files, I noticed once again the sluggishness I felt before, except this time my System Disk which is also my SSD drive, was being used up to 100% while my CPU was completely fine

Can someone please help me out in this scenario.

Laptop Specs:
Windows 8.1
MSI Dragon Edition 2, GT70 0NE, Intel Core i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40 GHz 64 bit
NVIDIA GeForce GTX680M
Intel HD Graphics 4000

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hi all,i'd really appriciate if someone could take a look at my HiJackThis report and let me know if anything looks out of place. I've run scans with avast and spybot with nothing found by my CPU and Memory usage has suddenly rocketed today and my laptop CPU fan hasnt switched off all day, constantly going at full speed.any help much appriciated, thanks.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 07:48:01:AM, on 08/06/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\lotus\notes\ntmulti.exeC:\WINDOWS�... Read more

Answer:high cpu usage and memory usage suddenly

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hi.
I was using my laptop a few days ago. I left to go out and came back about an hour later. I notice my CPU usage was running @ 100% & the memory @ 80%.My laptop just stopped. I went into safe mode and that is where I am currently . I have deleted almost everything I don't use(didn't mind).I've even gone to msconfig to check off things i don't use.The initial response was good.CPU usage dropped, but as soon as I used the internet,rebooted or used an Icon everything that I discontinued in msconfig would be checked again.I did this several times.
I ran Iobit Advance system care w/ everything that it possess & ran Spyhunter all in safe mode.It did'nt come up with much.I am currently Googling for anything that match my criteria.There are a few but no good remedies. I don't have a backup disk to use to restore or else I would have tried.I am looking for any good advice. I hope that i dont have to replace the processor or the memory. I mostly use this laptop for games,emails,social media,and searches. Please help.Thanks

Answer:Have high CPU usage and Memory usage

Check in Resource Monitor which processes are using the CPU and RAM.

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First off, I have been advised to start a new thread in this forum, as a previous thread in a different forum, from this site, regarding this issue was not completely resolved. See link: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/318854/physical-memory-increases-to-98-over-a-few-days/Here's what's happening. Upon booting up, it seems to take a bit too long to even to get to the Vista logo; then, when booted up, the harddrive seems to be running constantly for about an hour or so, yet nothing is loading;lastly, when the computer is on for a few days at a time, the physical memory seems to increase, eventually getting to anywhere from 75% to 90+%, yet I don't have to use the computer to do this - it can just be on and maybe just have Outlook running.Specs:OS: Vista Home Premium SP2 (x64)Processor: Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q9300 2.5GhzRAM: 4GbFree Space: 244Gb free/465Gb total

Answer:Memory usage high, CPU usage low, not sure why

Hello ,lets run thes and review your logs.First clean the Temp files. TFC by OTPlease download TFC by Old Timer and save it to your desktop. alternate download linkSave any unsaved work. TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser! Double-click on TFC.exe to run it. If you are using Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator. Click the Start button to begin the cleaning process and let it run uninterrupted to completion. Important! If TFC prompts you to reboot, please do so immediately. If not prompted, manually reboot the machine anyway to ensure a complete clean.Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.46) and save it to your desktop.Before you save it rename it to say zztoy.exe alternate download link 1alternate download link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the prog... Read more

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I have been having a problem for a long time with my memory being high on start up, and over a few hours going up to 95%. Here are some screen shots, in the 1st one i have some Free memory but in the second it has gone down to 0

I have done many virus scans and never found anything. Im also using windows 7 and have 4 Gig of ram

Please help!
 

Answer:High Memory Usage, with 0 CPU Usage

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Hi Guys,
I have had my laptop for around a year now, and it's always been pretty fast for a cheapish laptop, It's an advent modena m100 in blue, but recently it has started getting real slow, like my CPU Usage is at 100% all the time and my Physical memory usage is running quite high aswell, without even having any programs open. Has anyone got any ideas on what it could be causing this? If so how can I get it back to how it used to be Thanks!
 

Answer:CPU usage 100% / Physical memory usage always over 50%

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So I've been dealing with high CPU usage and physical memory usage for a while now and was wondering if anyone could help. I've been looking at windows task manager and I think I've found the culprit. I rebooted my computer just to make sure and I believe its one of the 12 svchost.exe processes running on my computer. When the computer rebooted it was fine but then after some minutes that process shot up to as much as 1,000,000k in physical memory usage right now its around 705,148k. I assume that there is my problem but I am not exactly sure so I was wondering if anyone here could help me out. Thanks.

Answer:High CPU usage and memory usage

Make sure all drivers are up to date. etc
Use Process Explorer to pin point the actual problem.

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My IE8 is sucking up alot of memory lately ranging from 225 to 385 MB. My AVG is triggered giving me this message. This happens whenever I am surfing websites. How can I reduce this issue and what steps should I take in future to eliminate this?

All or any help would be appreciated at this moment in time.

Answer:[SOLVED] too much memory usage

Reduce the amount of addons you have and toolbars that you don't use would be a good starting point :) Minimize it as much as possible that way.

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Hi,

I was just wondering how to check what programs are using up all my memory as when I have not got any computer programs open and I am just sitting on the desktop, task manager shows that I am using over 700MB of memory but when I look at the Processes tab there is nothing excessive in there.

How can I find out what is actually eating the memory other than that?

Thanks for your help in advance

Answer:[SOLVED] Memory Usage Help

That's normal for just normal running. You'd be surprised how fast all those little processes add up. Right now I'm running at 721Mb with only firefox open (Granted, firefox eats up memory like crazy XD). Also, XP by itself takes up 256Mb I believe. Add on all the other little subtle background services (antivirus, etc), it takes up a lot of memory. If you really want your ram back, open up the start menu hit run and type msconfig and go to the startup and services tabs. You can look in those for services and startup programs that you don't want to run and prevent them from running. But if you find yourself running low on memory, I would say that upgrading your ram would be easier and more convenient than sacrificing all of the services and background programs.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) Processor LE-1200, x64 Family 15 Model 127 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 893 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 61967 MB, Free - 10074 MB; D: Total - 12339 MB, Free - 8184 MB; E: Total - 2008 MB, Free - 1581 MB; G: Total - 76301 MB, Free - 76209 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTek Computer INC., 2A72
Antivirus: PC Cleaner Pro, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

Hello, Hope you all are doing well this evening. I am trying to help my brother get his computer back to running well. He likes to play facebook games, but more than that he is suffering from not being able to play Wizard101 and Pirate101. His computer will hang up and get really slow. In task manager his CPU is maxed and his memory is almost all used. He has had some issues in the past and found out his hard drive was failing, so he had it replaced but nothing was changed.
Let me start by letting you know we used to have Mediacom cable and used a modem with separate router but switched recently to Windstream DSL and now we are running from a sagemcom 1704 modem/router only. His current Ping 77 ms, Download 3.63 mbps, Upload 0.64 mbps. I am seeing a
msg on the DSL Router System Info Log that has me a bit worried it is as follows: the "daemon" I have seen before under his ARCSoft Program so I do not know if ... Read more

Answer:Solved: Memory and CPU usage help

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I'm just wondering what type of computer "memory" excel spreadsheets use...and is there a way to increase the amount available to avoid the "NOT ENOUGH MEMORY" errors?
 

Answer:Solved: Excel Memory Usage

http://www.decisionmodels.com/memlimits.htm
 

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I have just loaded Vista home after wiping old xp d/d.
Apart from a huge number of updates (about 90) my drive is showing over 33 g now used. I have traced about half that so looks as though it is doubling up.
Could it be running a sort of ghost memory or does anyone think it might be a virus.
Also in the drivers listing it show a problem with a Flash Memory driver not loaded and an internet search did not produce any result
Could anyone help please?

Dave

Answer:[SOLVED] memory usage seems to double up

Welcome to TSF!

Did you account for the System Restore points, and for any Shadow Copies of your files?
While Vista Home doesn't have access to the Previous Versions feature, the shadow copies are still created. They are stored in the System Volume Information folder, and the default limit is 15% of the partition size.
Since user accounts don't have read permission to that folder, it always reports it's size as 0, but the space used still shows up in the Usage Graphic.

To see the amount of space used by System Restore and Shadow Copies on Vista/Win7:
Open an Administrative Command Prompt:
Click Start, type cmd, press Enter
Type vssadmin List ShadowStorage and press Enter

If you want to change the size allowed to be used, enter this to see the format to use:
vssadmin resize shadowstorage /?

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Hi, first of all this is my first post on something like this so i hope ive put it in the right place. Basically i've noticed my computer running slower than normal recently so check my processes ( i'm a novice at stuff like this but i presume things taking up more memory slow down your computer), and found multiple svchost.exe taking up more memory then i'd thought they'd use as i think they're just basic processes and not major programs. One is using 86,000 K (86MB?), another 47,000k, and another 24,000K, compared to the other svchost.exe that i can see using less than 4,000K. I'm guessing this is abnormal as i've never seen them up there when i have checked processes in the past although i could be wrong and am sorry if i am . I put this in general security as im not sure if it is a virus which could be causing this?
This is my system spec:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT , 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 228121 MB, Free - 61034 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 6452 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc. , 0WG864, , ..CN4811171T03JE.
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled
Thanks for any help which can be given and if you require anymore infomation please ask, but as i say im not all ... Read more

Answer:Solved: svchost.exe memory usage

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So recently my PC has been extremely laggy. This was not an issue a few months ago. Of course im not the only one who uses this PC but I don't know of any recent additions that could have caused the issue. I have Malware scans, and Virus scans scheduled weekly which run on Sunday night. The lastest scans did not identify an issue. When I check out task manager SVCHOST is always #1 in usage running from about 200,000k to the highest ive seen is 850,000k. So there seems to be some service which is causing the issue. But I don't know of a way to determine which service it is to prevent this issue.
I have a run of the mill walmart pc with Windows 7 and 4gb ram theres nothing special to it. Its used for Internet (Chrome Browser) - We watch Youtube, Netflix and stream to our Chromecast, facebook, and Skype. Recently I've added Bluestacks which is an android emulation program. The issue occured before this program was installed, and does not seem more severe since its installation.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Solved: Excessive Memory Usage

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Can anybody offer some reasons why on start-up the Physical Memory usage is very high ? Is this a normal profile ?

The only systems worth noting that are live being AVG 2011, which updated on start and ZA.
Screen shot :- Process Explorer activity images.

My system details are shown in the Computer Specs. part of my profile, but I have Windows XP Home with SP3.

Many thanks
John
 

Answer:Solved: Physical Memory Usage ?

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Hey guys sorry if this is in the wrong area kinda new to these forums. Anyways lately iv had high amount of memory usage usually around 35% usage but lately its been at 50% + and I have not installed any new software. Im running Vista Home if that helps...as vista in my opinion is prone to stuff ups. I also have a hijackthis log if it helps and if anyone could tell me some of the stuff that i dont really need in the memory would be much apprecitated as id like as much free as possible, thankyou!

Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\services.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\stwrt.inf_a7e996cd\STacSV.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Hpservice.exe
C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\system32\vfsFPService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\DigitalPersona\Bin\DpHostW.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
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Answer:Solved: Suspicious Memory Usage

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My computer memory usage is @ 100%. I have started my computer in safe mode and ran malware & panda antivirus to clean up my computer. When I reboot it runs great; however, the second time that I reboot-- it starts the memory usage @ 100% again. This is a vicious cycle.
 

Answer:Solved: Windows 7 memory usage 100%

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svchost.exe is using over 100,000k memory usage. This freezes up my computer.
Does anyone know how to fix this memory leak?

Thank you in advance to anybody that can help.
 

Answer:Solved: svchost.exe memory usage fix

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From window task manager



From resource monitor

What I'm trying to do is lower down the ram usage but
Is this normal for a window vista user which has a 2gb ram?​
 

Answer:Solved: Memory Usage [Question]

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I have a Kingston KVR667D2E5K2/2G 1.8V memory stick.
When I put it into a HP a601on PC it will not work. It just
gives a series of beeps. When I put another computer it only
shows 1G in the windows system properties.
Could some tell me why this stick is not working in my
HP a601?

I think this is a DDR 2 two gig stick but could be work.

Thank you,
 

Answer:Solved: 1.8V Memory Stick usage

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Hello,

I am trying to solve an issue that has recently been occurring on my personal PC. On my PC I have been having issues with high memory usage by several programs that I can not seem to resolve. Usually the programs start small and get bigger, sometimes quickly such as the case with outlook and firefox often jumping from 10k to 60k in a matter of minutes and others slowly of the course of a few hours. I am a computer tech myself and the fact that i cant seem to fix my own computer has been driving me insane. Also any help with the trimming down of running process would be greatly appreciated.

The programs with the highest memory usage typically are: Outlook, Word, firefox 2.0.0.1, rtvscan, vzfw.exe, svchost.exe, yahoo widget engine (konfabulator.exe), ehrecsvr.exe, ehshell. exe.

These processes typically run over 20 mb and under 80 however as you will see in my taskmanager this seems to be a much farther reaching issue that does not always follow what is typical

I have run several antivirus and antispyware checks and have found only one thing. I found 180searchassistant/zango with webroot spysweeper. I am lead to believe this is a false positive however because it fails to clean it, the 180searchassistant removal tool fails to find it, ewido, spybot and windows defender fails to find it. My antivirus Symantec Coporate 10.1.4.4000 finds no viruses.

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Answer:Solved: High Memory Usage

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Hello, I installed 2GB of memory today and Vista is using 485Mb of that while I'm idle. I thought maybe this was superfetch so I disabled it and rebooted, but system is still using 485mb at idle. What could be using all that ram?

Answer:[SOLVED] High memory usage

Quote:





Originally Posted by chin


Hello, I installed 2GB of memory today and Vista is using 485Mb of that while I'm idle. I thought maybe this was superfetch so I disabled it and rebooted, but system is still using 485mb at idle. What could be using all that ram?




I was gonna ask the same thing.. I have Home Premium with 2GB and when I checked memory usage it was at 698MB

Dell Inspirion Laptop (Athlon 64 X2)

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Hello everyone, I've been having a very weird problem recently, in which I BELIEVE is involving high physical memory usage. Sometimes I will be doing things such as playing a game, or watching a stream, and my computer will run fine for a little while. But at random times, my computer will majorly slow down and sometimes even crash. If it doesn't crash, sometimes it will get so slow to the point where I have to hold down the power button and manually shut it down. Every time my computer slows down I notice it is using a TON of physical memory. It's actually happening right now. My computer is going very slow and it's using 6.22 GB memory out of 8. There are no big programs running right now, so I don't understand why it's being slow. I hope someone is able to help. Thank you for taking the time to read this!

Update: I just tried to open chrome, and the computer froze completely. It would not unfreeze. After leaving it frozen for a minute or two, the screen went black. This is becoming very frustrating.

Answer:Very high physical memory usage, no high usage programs running

Post a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance tab when the problem occurs.

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Hello,

After a couple of hours search and read I am unable to find a definitive answer to the question as to whether the two subject terms are identical.

If anyone has absolute certainty about this I would appreciate your posting.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Solved: CPU Usage and Kernel Processor Usage.

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I have recently become annoyed at the high memory usage of the svchost.exe process. I have 8 of these services running at the moment. I havent had reason to complain until recently when they seem to be using more memory than necessary. I might just be over reacting here but perhaps someone can verify it for me. I have included a hijackthis log at the bottom.
my system is running WindowsXP SP2, Asus K8VSE deluxe, Athlon 64 3200, 1.75 GB RAM, updated via drivers and windows updates (except one that just came in and I havent done yet).
These just seem like too much memory for these. I have check at blackviper and didnt really see a lot of things I could turn off. I could be wrong though.
svchost.exe Username: system mem usage: 33, 240 k
- DCOM server process launcher
- terminal services

svchost.exe Username: network service mem usage: 28,828 k
- remote procedure call

svchost.exe Username: system mem usage: 74,020 k
- 18 services registered to this process.

svchost.exe Username: network service mem usage: 25,776 k
- dns client

svchost.exe Username: local service mem usage: 36,832 k
- alerter
- tcp/ip netbios helper
- ssdp discovery service
- universal plug and play device host
- webclient

svchost.exe Username: system mem usage: 30,988 k
- windows image acquisition

svchost.exe Username: system mem usage: 50,436 k
-automatic updates

svchost.exe Username: system mem usage: 27,060 k
- http ssl
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
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Answer:Solved: Svchost.exe high memory usage

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Hi,

When turning on my laptop with Windows 7 (x64), the process explorer.exe memory usage increases significantly to reach 2GB.
Using Process Explorer, I identified the thread msvcrt.ddl which may cause the problem, see below the print screen.
I did a safe mode reboot, it works fine. I did a clean boot by disabling all the processes, the problem is there.

Do you have any ideas?
Thanks a lot,
Julien
 

Answer:Solved: explorer.exe high memory usage

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For quite a while now, Firefox has been slowly using more and more memory. If I close it down and restart, the memory usage will start at say 250,000K and over several hours slowly climb to well over 1,000,000K. I'm observing this in Task Manager in XP Pro. When the usage gets to the 1M mark or so, the computer starts to become sluggish or even locks up. If I leave it alone and walk away for a while, sometimes the problem "self corrects" and I'll find a working system again. It's getting rather frustrating and I am by no means expert enough to deal with this or even know where to begin.
I am running the most recent ver. of FF, 33.0.2 -- just updated today. I recently posted in the XP support sub-form for help speeding up my slow system so I feel the computer is running pretty good now save for this persistent issue with FF.
Is there something I can do to deal with this memory problem? I'm completely at sea and calling for help..... Thanks in advance for any replies and advice....

Answer:[SOLVED] Firefox memory usage increases......

if you have any addons and toolbars, disable them and see if it helps. In general, you you regularly delete your firefox cache, history? If not, do that and see if it helps.

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Hi everyone
Firstly output of TSG sysinfo -
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) X2 Dual-Core QL-64, AMD64 Family 17 Model 3 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1790 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152621 MB, Free - 96344 MB; D: Total - 152221 MB, Free - 145418 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NBWAE
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
This is my sister's laptop so the past history is a bit sketchy but a while back it got infected and a local computer shop reloaded the OS. Ever since then it has got progressively worse ie. netsvc takes all the memory on startup for around 20mins. It is basically not useable until it settles down. After that it is fine.
It is running 64bit with 2Gbps of RAM but we have a 32bit OS disk.
I don't know what it was originally running before it got infected but my sister says it worked a lot better.
So would reloading the 32bit version help based on how much memory this laptop has or are there other things I can look at ?
Thanks for any help.
Jon
 

Answer:Solved: netsvc memory usage at startup

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Win XP Home-IE8-AVG 2012

I recently downloaded AVG 2012 (upgrading from 2011). My Dell Dimension 5150 system has 2 GB of RAM (increased from 1/2 GB to the max 2GB a year ago).

In the last week, I have been receiving a notification window from AVG, indicating High Memory Usage of around 245 MB.
My system is not exhibiting any slow down problem or other negatives except for an occasional screen freeze.

Is there a way to address this problem other than unchecking the notification screen in AVG 2012 which I have done?
What is normal memory usage range for my computer?

Thanks in advance for any solutions!

manofmarin
 

Answer:Solved: High memory usage notification from AVG

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I have an IBM Thinkpad - R52 running XP Professional.

I was reading through a couple of threads before I signed up. I read about running hijackthis, I've included the logfile. Could someone take a look at this and reccommend next steps.

Thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:55:32 AM, on 10/22/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\AcPrfMgrSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
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Answer:Solved: RTVSCAN High memory and cpu usage

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OK, heres the deal....
Lately, I've been experiencing severe slowdowns on my PC. Yeah I know my pc is an old timer,but it has served me quite well.
The problem started after I uninstalled my HP printer(Real headache that was).... But that I could still live with. The real issue started after I installed my webcam... First of all, the webcam has never once functioned well... After running for a few minutes, it gets stuck.. Even Ctrl-Alt-Del doesn't seem to work (It brings up an error message that I cant remember). The only solution is to restart the PC(which seems to take forever).
Well, leaving that aside, even the boot time has drastically increased. I use Eset Smart Security, and it's startup scan takes about 2 minutes to start, and then another 2 minutes to complete. After the startup, if I right click to refresh, that takes another 2 minutes. I try to open my browser, that takes another 2 minutes. Today, after the startup I opened the task manager and found Services.exe rnning at about 130000 K. This has really become a serious issue for me......

I am not really sure if these are all due to the same reason, just thought it would be appropriate to give the whole background.

I have posted my HijackThis Log, just in case....

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at... Read more

Answer:Solved: Services.exe High Memory and CPU usage

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My laptop is a few years old now, and she is not running at the same blazing pace as she used to. mostly some excessive memory issues, but I really don't where to start tidying up. would appreciate any help!!!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7250 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2045 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 139746 MB, Free - 5841 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 5680 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0UK437
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:02:00 PM, on 12/8/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
C:\Windows\OEM02Mon.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 926\dlcxmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 926\memcard.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\ACS_CDU680\EVDO-Modem\Bin\RD... Read more

Answer:Solved: cleaning out the cob webs... excessive cpu and memory usage

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Hey guys,
After logging onto my pc this yesterday afternoon, I noticed that it was running unbelievably slowly. I checked task manager, which told me that explorer.exe was about 148,060K of memory and about 50% CPU. Whilst there, I also noticed that iexplore.exe was running, even though I had no internet explorer windows, and I usually use firefox. I ended the process of iexplore.exe, only to see that it had reappeared. Looking at it now, it is using about 20,000k of memory.

About the popups mentioned in the title: A few days ago, I found a virus on my pc, which was creating popups, and kept downloading or creating new threats (avg found a new one every few minutes in local settings.) I found 6 viruses doing a full AVG scan, followed by a search and destroy spyware scan, which found 19 objects. I then used uniblue spyeraser which found a keylogger which it rated 'severe', amongst other things, all of which I deleted. One of the things which was fixed was awvvt.dll in system32, which seems to be a common trouble maker for other people.

So, I thought that I had fixed the problem, and it seemed that way until yesterday, when I noticed how slow my pc was running, and that iexplore.exe was running by itself in the background (is that natural?). Also my pc has taken ages to startup (maybe that is because explorer.exe is taking up lots of system resources?)

I would greatly appreciate any help you guys can give .

EDIT: Explorer is no longer using too much memory, but n... Read more

Answer:Solved: Explorer.exe high memory usage, and popups

fixed it myself.
 

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Hey guys,
After logging onto my pc this afternoon, I noticed that it was running unbelievably slowly. I checked task manager, which told me that explorer.exe was about 98,000k of memory and about 50% CPU. Whilst there, I also noticed that iexplore.exe was running, even though I had no internet explorer windows, and I usually use firefox. I ended the process of iexplore, only to see that it had reappeared. Looking at it now, it is using about 20,000k of memory.

About the popups. A few days ago, I found a virus on my pc, which was creating popups, and kept downloading or creating new threats (avg found a new one every few minutes in local settings.) I found 6 viruses doing a full AVG scan, followed by a search and destroy spyware scan, which found 19 objects. I then used uniblue spyeraser which found a keylogger which it rated 'serious', amongst other things, all of which I deleted. One of the things which was fixed was awvvt.dll in system32, which seems to be a common trouble maker.

So, I thought that I had fixed the problem, and it seemed that way until today, when I noticed how slow my pc was running, and that iexplore.exe was running by itself in the background (is that natural?). Also I have been unable to download updates from the microsoft website, and the pc has taken ages to startup (maybe that is because explorer.exe is taking up lots of system resources?) By the way, in the space it has taken me to write this post, explorer.exe has risen to using 14... Read more

Answer:[SOLVED] Explorer.exe high memory usage, and popups

Fixed it myself.

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Svchost netsvcs is maxing out my memory for up to 1 hour every day, sometimes more than once a day, this has been going on for half a year i have tried to solve this on my own by reading other resolved threads such as disabling superfetch, but none of them have helped.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD C-50 Processor, AMD64 Family 20 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1642 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6250 Graphics, 384 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 219243 MB, Free - 117567 MB; D: Total - 14966 MB, Free - 1662 MB; E: Total - 4055 MB, Free - 1108 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3577
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

Answer:Solved: svchost netsvcs extreme memory usage

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I watch a lot of video. After 2 or 3 programs iexplore.exe memory usage in task manager is 130,000K and video hangs or locks up. I then have to restart or end process in task manager and recover tab to start over. I close all tool bars and end process for anything google or ebay. Is there a simple solution?

vista ultimate
athalon 64 x 2
4 Gb of kingston ram
ie 8

Answer:[SOLVED] IE8 MEMORY USAGE/VISTA ULTIMATE 32bit

Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):

Firefox
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera
http://www.opera.com/

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Hey guys, so I realize that this is a quite common problem people seem to be having, but I tried following a few threads and still gotten nowhere - the issue seems to be specific to my machine..
I'm having issues with my work-issued laptop (HP 8460p), it kinda freezes up at times and after a while I found out that the culprit seems to be svchost.dll which seems to awaken at times and swells up to 800-900 mb.

As I'm using a 32bit Win7 enterprise, with 4gb of ram (only 3 usable in 32 bit) + around 2 gb of virtual memory - the memory hog that is chrome which is turned on mostly all of the time = my computer starts REALLY lagging around 4-5 times a day, and I cant use it until I log in as admin and kill the rogue process.

Here's a screenshot of the dll in question (this one was taken a few moments after the swell so it's at 200 mb at the moment, but you can see the processes it's running.
Is there a way to see how much resources EACH of them is gobbling? I can't seem to find that.

Also, I have attached a svchost minidump which was taken at the peak of the memory swell, and also a list of processes on my machine (export from services.msc).

How do I fix this, and CAN I do it at all?

Please help meeeee
 

Answer:Solved: Svchost high memory usage at times

1. Welcome to Tech Support Guy
2. I have analysed the dump file
I am of the opinion, that you MAY have either hard drive problems or possibly corruption of the file system - the registry appears to have problems
3. In view of this
I'm having issues with my work-issued laptop (HP 8460pClick to expand...

If it is a computer belonging to your employer - is it not better to report the problem to them, especially if the organisation has an IT dept.

I am willing to help but I am unsure of how correct it is to start running tests on a computer that if I have read it correctly does not belong to you
 

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Looking for some help for my computer bogging down due to rising physical memory usage. This problem has been happening for a couple of weeks. I've had multiple ideas of what the problem could be and have taken some actions that may or may not have helped.

Typically this is happening when I have multiple programs running, such as Outlook, Google Chrome, MS Word, and MS Excel. The physical memory gets up to 85%-95% and is super slow until I close down most programs. Sometimes I reboot. Eventually the physical memory will climb again.

These are actions I have taken or ideas I have had of the problem:

-Ran Junkware Removal Tool
-Ran ADW Cleaner
-Ran Malware bytes
-Ran defragmenter
-Kaspersky AntiVirus 2013 was installed on 5/20. Thought that was the problem based on KAV forum info. Didn't have problem with 2012. I just uninstalled KAV 2013. Thought that helped but problem came back.
-Noticed that searchindexer.exe is taking up a lot of the memory. Not sure if I should make changes there.
-106 processes running. I know that is probably too high. But not sure which ones I can eliminate.

Below is computer info. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 6050 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -1262 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total -... Read more

Answer:Solved: Rising physical memory usage locks up computer

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Hello,

Does explorer.exe and svchost.exe seems to be using a lot of memory,or am i just being paranoid?
Its not usually like this though:


I have also included an Hijackthis report:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 3:00:25 PM, on 5/28/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\BitDefender\BitDefender Update Service\livesrv.exe
C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2009\vsserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader 9.0\NetworkLicenseServer.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Drive Manager\WDBtnMgrSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2009\bdagent.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Drive Manager\WDBtnMgrUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Radian\Desktop\NSCUI\trayit_4_6_5_5\TrayIt!.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Webshots\3.... Read more

Answer:Solved: Unusually high memory usage by explorer.exe and svchost.exe

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I am using windows 7 ( 64 bit )

my cpu usage is now 100 % and memory usage is almost near to 2 GB..

I installed Avast months back. .

now i have newly installed Microsoft Security Essentials ..

1) when i try to uninstall Avast there is no uninstall option even in Add/Remove program it does not show up in list.

2) When i try to end process of Avast it shows me message ."Access Denied " although i am administrator
and only single user

3) What i want just to keep my CPU Usage down ( almost 5 to 10 % Max )
because i have not installed any thing to use CPU usage like 100 %

I have visual 2008 with Sqlserver 2005 and office 2007, like these

please help me to make my system proper as i used to have...

thanks
 

Answer:cpu usage 100 % and memory usage almost 2 gb

Having two anti-virus installed will cause problems, so first try uninstalling Avast using the utility here: http://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility

If that doesn't help your CPU usage, look in Task Manager to see if a process is using a lot of CPU time. FWIW I have Visual Studio Pro 2010 and noticed sqlwriter and sqlserver consuming lots of CPU so I disabled them in Services.msc since I don't use them.
 

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hey i was just wondering when you are in task manager and you go to performance what is a good cpu usage and memory usage at the moment my cpu usage is at 4% and my memory usage is at 1.13 GB if thats bad is there a way to fix that?
 

Answer:Memory usage and CPU usage

CPU Usage is always good when its lower and its higher when your computer is under heavy loads just depends on well your computer can handle certain things. The more memory unused the more you can multi task I'm guessing your using Windows Vista tho? Correct?
 

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For the last 4 months my computer has been a bit funky...

I use google desktop and the readings that im getting suggest that my CPU is constantly over 50% and my memory usage usually close to 80%.

Quite often simple programs like WMP or VLC will play up/stop responiding for no apparent reason... my virus checker cant seem to find a problem, im feeling a little bit lost... i would appreciate any help.

thanks
Joel.

Answer:CPU usage Always above 50% & Memory Usage Always Above 75%...

As no logs are posted, I am moving this from the HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.

In order to assist you, we need some additional information.

What is your operating system: Windows XP, Vista, etc.?

What security programs do you have installed? Please name them.

Orange Blossom

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My CPU usage is going unstable and is going all over the place when I open programs like firefox. It can go up to 60% when I do something simple like play a video.
On the other hand, my memory is always at 40%+ and this is actually stable
Here is a pic.
The fact that malwarebytes is not even scanning (which takes 98% usage) and is hopping usages randomly makes it seem like its a problem. Firefox is also changing usages every second

Answer:Is my CPU usage and memory usage "normal"?

My Firefox is freduently changing, also is the Ethernet, probably about the same times. I have to keep in mind that the amount of memory/RAM is static, never changing, while the use of the RAM is dynamic, always changing. Same for the CPU, usage is always changing. With 8GB RAM I seldom see the usage at more than about half which is good, means everything is working. Now if I was getting frequent lockups I probably would keep Task Manager open to see what happens when it happens, try to get a clue as to which way to go to correct a problem.

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I'm running Win XP, and I was downloading some software over the last few days for popup blockers, and I downloaded Yahoo Blocker, Google Blocker, and then ran AdAware 6 [which I've since removed to get Ad Aware SE].

Anyway, I'm having very high CPU usage, and High Memory Usage in the Windows Task Manager. I keep closing dostask.exe because it keeps using nearly 90-100% of the CPU, and it keeps maxing out my memory which is 1/2 Gig.

When I start the machine, the system runs fine, but then it begins to climb. I close it, and it climbs again, and then repeat.

I also did a search for dostask.exe and found this file: DOSTASK.EXE-25D34F68.pf located in the F:\Windows\Prefetch folder. Any help is appreciated.

Important Note: F:\ is my main drive.

Can anyone tell me what I should do?
 

Answer:High CPU Usage & High Memory Usage From dostask.exe

You need to find out what is starting that dostask.exe and either remove it (if it's not something you use) or change the settings (if it's something you use). Read the stickied thread for more info.
 

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so like the title says i have been using Brinks method to reset Data Usage by deleting the SRU folder contents , now somehow the SRU folder decided to stop rebuilding data , so i would like of all who has any sort of knowledge about this topic to supply tips regarding :
1 - If there is an MS Fixit app dedicated for that issue ?
or
1 - Appropriate folder permissions for the SRU folder
2 - Registry entries related to data usage and folder
3 - Services that regulates/operates data usage
to help me trouble shoot that issue ?

thanks in advance !

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so like the title says i have been using Brinks method to reset Data Usage by deleting the SRU folder contents , now somehow the SRU folder decided to stop rebuilding data , so i would like of all who has any sort of knowledge about this topic to supply tips regarding :
1 - If there is an MS Fixit app dedicated for that issue ?
or
1 - Appropriate folder permissions for the SRU folder
2 - Registry entries related to data usage and folder
3 - Services that regulates/operates data usage
to help me trouble shoot that issue ?

thanks in advance !

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Hello, I'm running a 64 bit Windows 10 laptop. On idle, the System process is showing a high memory usage of more than 150 MB, usually more than 200 MB. Using poolmon the pooltag SpDN showed up with a memory leak. It leads to the Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver, iaStorV.sys. How should I go about fixing the problem?

Answer:High memory usage / Memory leak caused by Intel driver

Hi,

Since this is a Intel driver I doubt the WDK can fix it.
You may try to see if there's a more current version of Intel's RST available for download and see if that fixes the leakage issue.

Cheers,

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Hello, I'm running a 64 bit Windows 10 laptop. On idle, the System process is showing a high memory usage of more than 150 MB, usually more than 200 MB. Using poolmon the pooltag SpDN showed up with a memory leak. It leads to the Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver, iaStorV.sys. How should I go about fixing the problem?

Answer:High memory usage / Memory leak caused by Intel driver

Hi,

Since this is a Intel driver I doubt the WDK can fix it.
You may try to see if there's a more current version of Intel's RST available for download and see if that fixes the leakage issue.

Cheers,

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Hello, I'm running a 64 bit Windows 10 laptop. On idle, the System process is showing a high memory usage of more than 150 MB, usually more than 200 MB. Using poolmon the pooltag SpDN showed up with a memory leak. It leads to the Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver, iaStorV.sys. How should I go about fixing the problem?

Answer:High memory usage / Memory leak caused by Intel driver

Hi,

Since this is a Intel driver I doubt the WDK can fix it.
You may try to see if there's a more current version of Intel's RST available for download and see if that fixes the leakage issue.

Cheers,

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Hi Everyone from Bleepingcomputer.com,
 
I am facing some issues with my laptop.
 
I always noticed my CPU, Memory, Physical Memory usage are running quite high.
 
Wonder is it normal for my computer?
 
I always feel the temperature is quite high and my fan keep running fast all the time even with just running some lite program. Sometimes my computer also turned to Blue Screen.
 
Please find the attachments to see my Task Manager. 

Answer:High CPU, Memory, Physical Memory Usage turn Bluescreen Problems

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. 
Louis

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Hi,
 
I am helping my parents troubleshoot their computers.  My feeling is that they are both infected with the same virus/trojan but I can find it or figure out what is going on.  
 
The each have identical laptops and both are experience identical problems.  Both are running Avast! and both systems are not turning up any discovered viruses or trojans during scans.  I am on the verge of completely refronting both of their laptops and am really hoping I can avoid having to do that.  I suspected that maybe they were both infected with "poweliks" but the below FRST shows (at least I think so) that neither are infected with that trojan.  I am now thinking its a memory leak on some recent driver/app update - but either trojan or memory leak, I am not finding it.
 
Symptoms:
After a clean reboot, within 24 to 48 hours both systems begin to get very sluggish, both audio and video starts to skip and lag, both mice bounce around like crazy when trying to move the pointer.  After about 72 hours the laptops simply freeze to the point that they have to pull the batteries to get them to shut off.  
 
I had my Dad run FRST on his computer, below are the results:
 
FRST Scan results: FRST.txt
=================================================
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 09-05-2015
Ran by Preston (administrator) on PRESTON-HP on 13-05-2015 10:01:44
Running from C:\Users\Preston\Favorites\D... Read more

Answer:Memory leak or trojan causing extreme system slowness and high memory usage.

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Open notepad (Start =>All Programs => Accessories => Notepad). Please copy the entire contents of the code box below. 
start

CreateRestorePoint:
CloseProcesses:

HKLM-x32\...\Run: [] => [X]
ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers: [DropboxExt1] -> {FB314ED9-A251-47B7-93E1-CDD82E34AF8B} => No File
ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers: [DropboxExt2] -> {FB314EDA-A251-47B7-93E1-CDD82E34AF8B} => No File
ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers: [DropboxExt3] -> {FB314EDB-A251-47B7-93E1-CDD82E34AF8B} => No File
ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers: [DropboxExt4] -> {FB314EDC-A251-47B7-93E1-CDD82E34AF8B} => No File
CHR HKU\S-1-5-21-3416613266-1144362595-631789162-1000\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = https://www.yahoo.com?fr=hp-avast&type=avastbcl
HKU\S-1-5-21-3416613266-1144362595-631789162-1000\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =https://www.yahoo.com?fr=hp-avast&type=avastbcl
HKU\S-1-5-21-3416613266-1144362595-631789162-1000\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =http://us.yhs4.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?type=avastbcl&hspart=avast&hsimp=yhs-001&p={searchTerms}
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Hi I have a Portege z10t and I use to be able to see my data usage in the setting. I use to tell what I had used in my billing cycle.. I can't even get the billing cycle date to change now.. Not sure if it is a hardware issue or a software issue.. Any help would be appreciated Thanks

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Hi guys, hope you can help me please. I'm not too computer savvy so sorry if I'm missing something important or I say something dumb. I'm really frustrated and I'm trying my best to learn and solve this problem.
So I bought this Vaio with Core i5-3210M, 4Gb Ram, Windows 8 64 bit. I had really high hopes for it, coming from an i3. For the first few weeks it worked fine, but then it started to freeze while watching movies. Then it started happening all the time, and the cooling fan became consistently noisy for working at full capacity.
I was used to opening task manager on older systems when this happened to see if there was a non-responding program and force it closed, so I noticed Task Manager offers some more features in Win 8. Here, I see that CPU usage is high, staying always around 70% and from time to time reaching 100. At this moment, the process taking the biggest slice is called VCS System Tray with 58%.
What's perhaps more concerning, is that Disk usage is almost constantly on 100%. And by this I mean it reaches 100 and stays there for long periods of time, perhaps up to 20 minutes, then it falls down a few seconds and up again to 100. During this time the computer is excruciatingly painful to use. To even open a program takes forever. When this happens, it seems that Chrome is at the top of the list of processes with most disk usage, with about 1-2Mbps, but this sometimes changes and the list can be led by System, Utorrent, Octoshape, VCS System Tray, Communication... Read more

Answer:100% CPU usage, 100% Disk usage, cooling fans full speed

Hi, welcome to the forums,
Go to Device manager(right click bottom left corner), uninstall the "VAIO care" driver, get the new driver from Sony support:Sony eSupport - Computers - Support
Install and see whether it helps, check your system for virus infections with Malwarebytes as well.

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Windows 10's message was typically IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, suspecting a driver issue I reformatted to 8.1 which I am on now. The message I'm getting now is PFN_LIST_CORRUPT.
Hardware/full build: Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core, GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G, Node 804 MicroATX Mid Tower - System Build - PCPartPicker
My strongest suspect is memory, however HeavyLoad ran for 4+ hours maxing both memory and CPU before the system decided to restart. I also ran a Memtest86+ which passed multiple times. I still suspect a memory problem though as I am unable to boot the system with 4 sticks installed unless I have the XMP profile already activated. 3 sticks is fine, 2 sticks is fine, 1 stick is fine, different ports are fine. I tried different sticks in different slots and no change.
Tonight I am getting a lot of the following errors in the event log. This is while the computer was remaining idle on the login screen. I'm running WoW now and there are none to be seen.


Code:
A corrected hardware error has occurred.
Component: PCI Express Root Port
Error Source: Advanced Error Reporting (PCI Express)
Bus:Device:Function: 0x0:0x1D:0x0
Vendor ID:Device ID: 0x8086:0xA118
Class Code: 0x30400
The details view of this entry contains further information.



I can run Furmark with seemingly no issue, Prime95 is stable, IntelBurnTest is stable.
Windows is fully updated (and was when on Windows 10 as well). I am using drivers from https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards...D... Read more

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Edit: Posted this on the wrong forum! DOH. Reported as this is for Windows 8, not 7.

Windows 10's message was typically IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, suspecting a driver issue I reformatted to 8.1 which I am on now. The message I'm getting now is PFN_LIST_CORRUPT.

Hardware/full build: Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core, GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G, Node 804 MicroATX Mid Tower - System Build - PCPartPicker

My strongest suspect is memory, however HeavyLoad ran for 4+ hours maxing both memory and CPU before the system decided to restart. I also ran a Memtest86+ which passed multiple times. I still suspect a memory problem though as I am unable to boot the system with 4 sticks installed unless I have the XMP profile already activated. 3 sticks is fine, 2 sticks is fine, 1 stick is fine, different ports are fine. I tried different sticks in different slots and no change.

Tonight I am getting a lot of the following errors in the event log. This is while the computer was remaining idle on the login screen. I'm running WoW now and there are none to be seen.


Code:
A corrected hardware error has occurred.

Component: PCI Express Root Port
Error Source: Advanced Error Reporting (PCI Express)

Bus:Device:Function: 0x0:0x1D:0x0
Vendor ID:Device ID: 0x8086:0xA118
Class Code: 0x30400

The details view of this entry contains further information.
I can run Furmark with seemingly no issue, Prime95 is stable, IntelBurnTest is stable.

Windows is fully updated (and was when on Windows 10 ... Read more

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Hi,
I have a i7 3770k at 3.9 ghz, so stock with turbo boost.
I tried oc'ing to 4.5 ghz, didnt fix the problem.
Basically, in some games i get high cpu usage and at the same time low gpu usage.
My system is i7 3770k, gtx1070, 16 gb ddr3 ram, corsair hx850i psu.
In witcher 3 novigrad, which is cpu heavy, i sometimes get gpu usage at like 70% which causes stutter, at the same time cpu usage is around 85%.
When i leave town i get 95-99% gpu usage again and my cpu usage drops.
Dying light same, if cpu usage is high my gpu usage drops.
Battlefield 1 is normally fine in 95-99% gpu usage, except st quentin, but others reported this too.
What can this be? My cpu shouldnt be bottlenecking. Like i said i trid overclocking, didn't help.
nvcp is set to prefer maximum performance and i'm playing at 1440p 144hz.
Any help would be appreciated.http://speccy.piriform.com/results/JMT3Ky4vYTHwXILMO6NViGa
MiniToolBox by Farbar Version: 17-06-2016
Ran by Power4Pc (administrator) on 26-10-2016 at 22:11:40
Running from "C:\Users\Power4Pc\Desktop"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64)
Model: To Be Filled By O.E.M. Manufacturer: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************
========================= Event log errors: ===============================
Application errors:
==================
Error: (10/26/2016 09:30:01 PM) (Source: Microsoft-Windows-LoadPerf) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: Het verwijderen van de tek... Read more

Answer:MOVED<<High cpu usage, low gpu usage with gtx 1070, temps fine...

anyone, please?

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Every 10-40 minutes, the application I'm currently working in [whither it be skype, L4D2, or firefox] becomes unresponsive, and after a minute or two, the window turns white, notifying me that it's not responding. This unresponsiveness quickly spreads to other open processes, rendering them frozen as well. I can still use the mouse, and it appears rainmeter still responds [updates, showing barely any CPU usage].

Steps I've taken to try and resolve this:
Using only one main program, still does it
turning the computer off and on again
Memtest is clean
chkdisk passes
MBAM/MSE scans return nothing
defragged
no memory overflows that I can see

While troubleshooting, I noticed that during the 'fit of unresponsiveness' the disk usage light on my tower is solid, but when I looked at the disk usage in the resource monitor, no processes whatsoever were using it [screenshot related]

If any more specifications are needed, I'll be happy to elaborate.
Thanks!

Answer:Frequent unresponsiveness, 100% hardware disk usage, 0% software usage

It could be indexing. What if you turn off indexing just as an experiment?

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Edit: Posted this on the wrong forum! DOH. Reported as this is for Windows 8, not 7.

Windows 10's message was typically IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, suspecting a driver issue I reformatted to 8.1 which I am on now. The message I'm getting now is PFN_LIST_CORRUPT.

Hardware/full build: Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core, GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GAMING X 8G, Node 804 MicroATX Mid Tower - System Build - PCPartPicker

My strongest suspect is memory, however HeavyLoad ran for 4+ hours maxing both memory and CPU before the system decided to restart. I also ran a Memtest86+ which passed multiple times. I still suspect a memory problem though as I am unable to boot the system with 4 sticks installed unless I have the XMP profile already activated. 3 sticks is fine, 2 sticks is fine, 1 stick is fine, different ports are fine. I tried different sticks in different slots and no change.

Tonight I am getting a lot of the following errors in the event log. This is while the computer was remaining idle on the login screen. I'm running WoW now and there are none to be seen.


Code:
A corrected hardware error has occurred.

Component: PCI Express Root Port
Error Source: Advanced Error Reporting (PCI Express)

Bus:Device:Function: 0x0:0x1D:0x0
Vendor ID:Device ID: 0x8086:0xA118
Class Code: 0x30400

The details view of this entry contains further information.
I can run Furmark with seemingly no issue, Prime95 is stable, IntelBurnTest is stable.

Windows is fully updated (and was when on Windows 10 ... Read more

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Hi,
I have a i7 3770k at 3.9 ghz, so stock with turbo boost.
I tried oc'ing to 4.5 ghz, didnt fix the problem.
Basically, in some games i get high cpu usage and at the same time low gpu usage.
My system is i7 3770k, gtx1070, 16 gb ddr3 ram, corsair hx850i psu.
In witcher 3 novigrad, which is cpu heavy, i sometimes get gpu usage at like 70% which causes stutter, at the same time cpu usage is around 85%.
When i leave town i get 95-99% gpu usage again and my cpu usage drops.
Dying light same, if cpu usage is high my gpu usage drops.
Battlefield 1 is normally fine in 95-99% gpu usage, except st quentin, but others reported this too.
What can this be? My cpu shouldnt be bottlenecking. Like i said i trid overclocking, didn't help.
nvcp is set to prefer maximum performance and i'm playing at 1440p 144hz.
Any help would be appreciated.
http://speccy.piriform.com/results/JMT3Ky4vYTHwXILMO6NViGa
MiniToolBox by Farbar Version: 17-06-2016
Ran by Power4Pc (administrator) on 26-10-2016 at 22:11:40
Running from "C:\Users\Power4Pc\Desktop"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64)
Model: To Be Filled By O.E.M. Manufacturer: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
Boot Mode: Normal
***************************************************************************
========================= Event log errors: ===============================
Application errors:
==================
Error: (10/26/2016 09:30:01 PM) (Source: Microsoft-Windows-LoadPerf) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: Het verwijderen van de te... Read more

Answer:MOVED<<High cpu usage, low gpu usage with gtx 1070, temps fine...

anyone, please?

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Hi,

I just bought my brand new laptop and have loaded Vista Ultimate 32bit onto it for about 5 days. I noticed something unusual about Vista's CPU usage while idle in the task manager as well as the Resource monitor.

I have attached two pictures to show my problem. Notice that my CPU usage is always at about 40-60% on both of my cores. However, the average CPU usage per process shows that it should actually occupy about 15% to at most 20% (by adding up all the highest average CPU for processes in the first picture). The second picture I attached shows the current CPU usage sorted by max usage, and again it does not add up to 41%!

Although at 40-60% usage, I do not notice any major performance impacts, as both cores are not loaded to the max. However, I do notice Vista chewing up more battery than needed when I have my laptop running off batteries. Because the max frequency for the processor would always need to be raised to around 60% even when idle (instead of say... 10-20%).

I have searched online for various problems relating to high CPU usage, and most of the responses are about tracing down which process is the culprit. Well, this is where I'm stumped because it all does not add up! According to the process view, everything is normal but my system resources are still get constantly chewed up by something invisible it seems.

Any help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated at this point!
 

Answer:Vista Ultimate 32: high CPU usage does not correspond with process usage

Posting two more image to show this problem from the task manager...

Notice that the system idle process is 84, and yet CPU usage is 42? I always thought that:
CPU usage + idle process = 100?

Perhaps things are done differently with dual core processors? This is my first dual core so I'm not sure. The second image shows how both my cores are being used roughly equally, at around 50%.
 

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It seems that I've been getting low memory issues ever since upgrading to Win10, but I'm not 100% certain if thats the issue. I thought about uprading to 16gb ram, but I'd like to know if theres some other fix for this. I can't multitask as I used to be able to. Sometimes problems occur just running 8 tabs on chrome and a game(Blade and Soul). The numbers just don't seem to add up.

Specs:
http://imgur.com/RYhyDYa

Task Manager:
http://imgur.com/bnvV0EP
http://imgur.com/TIwSYfw
http://imgur.com/HOMvI1J

Answer:High Memory Usage/ Low Memory Popup on Win10 8gb Laptop

Hello svader55 Welcome to the Ten Forums!

On the first impression I would have to suspect the problem is with the upgrade itself where you might end needing to see a Clean Install of 10. First however you can try a few things out to see if this is only a minor glitch. On an older 7 model by HP the upgrade seen last summer was a disaster waiting to happen which I had enticipated and saw an immediate clean install to follow! Of after going from the 32bit 7 Home Premium to 10 Home x86 I subsequently changed that with a second fresh install the 64bit Windows.

The initial tool would be the System File Checker you would run from the Command prompt(admin) option when right clicking on the Start button. You simply scroll down to that option to see the new window open up. At the dos like prompt you then simply type in "sfc /scannow" and press enter to get the tool underway.

The tool will then scan all the important system files and if finding one or more corrupt or missing will often be able to replace them but not all unfortunately from cab files tucked away on the local drive. With previous versions the rec for having the Windows dvd in the driver was made in case the SFC had to extract something from the Windows media there if the problem was more involved. This is why the suggestion for the possible need to see a fresh clean install of 10 is being made here.

Unfortunately buggy upgrades are all too common regardless of which version is being upgraded over. But you li... Read more

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It seems that I've been getting low memory issues ever since upgrading to Win10, but I'm not 100% certain if thats the issue. I thought about uprading to 16gb ram, but I'd like to know if theres some other fix for this. I can't multitask as I used to be able to. Sometimes problems occur just running 8 tabs on chrome and a game(Blade and Soul). The numbers just don't seem to add up.

Specs:
http://imgur.com/RYhyDYa

Task Manager:
http://imgur.com/bnvV0EP
http://imgur.com/TIwSYfw
http://imgur.com/HOMvI1J

Answer:High Memory Usage/ Low Memory Popup on Win10 8gb Laptop

Hello svader55 Welcome to the Ten Forums!

On the first impression I would have to suspect the problem is with the upgrade itself where you might end needing to see a Clean Install of 10. First however you can try a few things out to see if this is only a minor glitch. On an older 7 model by HP the upgrade seen last summer was a disaster waiting to happen which I had enticipated and saw an immediate clean install to follow! Of after going from the 32bit 7 Home Premium to 10 Home x86 I subsequently changed that with a second fresh install the 64bit Windows.

The initial tool would be the System File Checker you would run from the Command prompt(admin) option when right clicking on the Start button. You simply scroll down to that option to see the new window open up. At the dos like prompt you then simply type in "sfc /scannow" and press enter to get the tool underway.

The tool will then scan all the important system files and if finding one or more corrupt or missing will often be able to replace them but not all unfortunately from cab files tucked away on the local drive. With previous versions the rec for having the Windows dvd in the driver was made in case the SFC had to extract something from the Windows media there if the problem was more involved. This is why the suggestion for the possible need to see a fresh clean install of 10 is being made here.

Unfortunately buggy upgrades are all too common regardless of which version is being upgraded over. But you li... Read more

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So I've had this problem for a few months with my thinkpad x220, win7 home premium 64 bit. I used ccleaner, run memtest86 multiple times, chkdsk multiple times, sfc scan multiple times, none that helped. Sfc always detects errors but always cannot fix some of them. I have mse, avast, and malwarebytes and scanned them with absolutely no results. I've run rootkit scanners with no results.

Basically after a few hours the memory use rises up to ~95% out of my 8gb, with absolutely no intensive processes running. I'll attach rammap and processexplorer screenshots. I know this is not "normal" behavior because once my ram goes over 85% the system slows down to where I can't end tasks, open new programs, even things like deleting a file take minutes. Once it reaches 90 or 95, my screen starts flashing black(kind of like if you blink fast). I have to hard restart every time this happens. This is not normal, I've had "experts" on other forums tell me its win7 using the ram to its greatest. Its not, As soon as I restart and open my usual programs(browser, steam, openoffice, winamp, utorrent) my ram is at around 30 or 40 percent. If I leave the same programs open, and just leave it on for ~4 hours the ram gets to 90% and my screen starts flashing and I have to reboot.

If you look at the rammap and process explorer shots, the most ram intensive programs are chrome and firefox, but they only use ~500mb each. Everything else is only 50-100mb and do not add up to the 7... Read more

Answer:General Win7 memory leak and Unknown memory usage?

Hi mesohamster welcome to SevenForums

First I recommend uninstalling Avast then we could go from there . Using Revo Uninstaller

Click on the app inside RevoUnistaller and choose uninstall
Click on Yes to agree you want to uninstall
If you get the builtin Uninstaller for the app use that and once you're done click Finish
Back inside RevoUninstaller click on Next
Let RevoUninstaller scan for left over registry keys . Click on Select All and choose Delete .
Once done click on Next.
Let the left over files and folders be locates then Click on Select All then click Delete then Next and you should be done .

Restart PC

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 ::)Hi everyone, I`m new on here and having problems undrestanding certain messages that pop up onscreen!1)  What are registry errors?  I keep getting a message that says I have 102 registry errors and inviting me toget them dealt with.  When I click on I see that it will cost me an amunt of money and am not sure so I close it down.2) I keep getting a message showing me a graph and saying there is high CPU usage.  This is from Internet Explorer.  No information about solving the problem whatever it means.  I`m really green, not at all technical, but these messages that keep displaying onscreen worry me!   Any advice please?

Answer:Registry errors and High CPU usage

First, ignore the messages and do not buy anything or try to repair "registry errors" - there are none. Second, it may be malware - let's find out. Please follow the instructions in the following link and post your logs in the thread you create (NOT in this thread): http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,46313.0.html

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I'm having a bunch of errors. I don't know if they're all connected. I'm running xp sp3. The errors are as follows:

Constant web browser redirects
winlogon.exe ranging from 50-100% cpu usage
various windows stuff disabled(task manager, display properties tabs, etc.)
every time I try to view my system services I get MMC has detected an error in a snap-in. It is recommended that you shut down and restart MMC.
I was going to say sfc said rpc server was inaccessible but it seems to work again now.

I have tried various antivirus programs(avg, avast, nod32). They found a virus occasionally but didn't solve the problem. When I have nod32 installed my web browser will not open any page. I've also tried several antispyware/malware programs(adaware, spyware blaster, and a couple others I can't remember the names of). Again minimal results.

Any help would be fantastic.

Thanks
B
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by safe mode only at 19:36:44.50 on Tue 04/28/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.280 [GMT -5:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
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Answer:Various Errors(browser redirected, odd cpu usage)

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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I recently did a disk recovery on my Windows XP PC, then installed AVG Free, Service Pack 3, I have this process that is using a lot of memory... What? Why? How?

Answer:[SOLVED] &amp;amp;quot;System&amp;amp;quot; Process in Task Manager Tons of Memory Usage

The 'System' process is legitimate but that amount of RAM usage is not normal.

Others who have had this same issue also, like you, had AVG installed. You might want to uninstall it then reboot and see if it makes any difference. If it does, find an alternative to AVG (which doesn't score very highly at virus detection anyway).

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I have 50GB of hard drive space reporting as unusable, seems to be the system restore data. Disk Cleanup reports the max limit for system restore is set to 7GB, but the actual used is 50GB. How can the actual exceed the max quota? I deleted all previous restore points, and did a disk cleanup, but nothing changes.

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I have been having a big problem the last week with my computer. Everything is running incredibly slow. I opened the windows task manager, and it has shown very high CPU usage, often fluctuating between 80% and 100%, though sometimes staying between about 5-20%. The page file usage has been conistently high, the lowest being in the mid-600 kbs, while most often staying around 720 or 730 kbs. These patterns seem to be unaltered by the amount of programs I have running (the problem occurs even when there are absolutely no programs running) or whether I'm on the internet or not. I am very ignorant when it comes to computers, but I suspected it was some sort of spyware problem. However, after scanning with Norton 360, Spybot's Search and Destroy, Lavasoft Ad-Aware, and Microsoft Defender, only a few low-level threats showed up, and fixing them led to no improvement in my computer's performance. The slow functioning seems to be directly related to the times when the CPU usage is high.

My OS is Microsoft XP. My processor is 1.73 GHz. I have 504 MB of RAM. I will attach my HijackThis log below. I hope I haven't forgotten any necessary information, but I would appreciate any help you can offer. I'm becoming very frustrated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:17:41 PM, on 4/27/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.... Read more

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Hi,
I have a i7 3770k at 3.9 ghz, so stock with turbo boost.
I tried oc'ing to 4.5 ghz, didnt fix the problem.
Basically, in some games i get high cpu usage and at the same time low gpu usage.
My system is i7 3770k, gtx1070, 16 gb ddr3 ram, corsair hx850i psu.
In witcher 3 novigrad, which is cpu heavy, i sometimes get gpu usage at like 70% which causes stutter, at the same time cpu usage is around 85%.
When i leave town i get 95-99% gpu usage again and my cpu usage drops.
Dying light same, if cpu usage is high my gpu usage drops.
Battlefield 1 is normally fine in 95-99% gpu usage, except st quentin, but others reported this too.
What can this be? My cpu shouldnt be bottlenecking. Like i said i trid overclocking, didn't help.
nvcp is set to prefer maximum performance and i'm playing at 1440p 144hz.
Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:High CPU usage, low GPU usage at times(stutter) gtx 1070

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy,  taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
   Go to Piriform's website, and download the free version on the left.  Click Download from Piriform.com (the FileHippo link requires an extra click). Or if you want to use a portable version of Speccy (which doesn't require installation), click the builds page link and download the portable version. You will now be asked where you want to save the file. The best place to put it is the Desktop, as it will be easy to find later.
    After the file finishes downloading, you are ready to run Speccy. If you downloaded the installer, simply double-click on it and follow the prompts until installation is complete. If you downloaded the portable version, you will need to unzip it before use. Right-click the ZIP file and click Extract all. Click Next. Open up the extracted folder and double-click on Speccy.
 
     Once inside Speccy, it will look similar to this (with your computer's specifications, of course):
     Now, at the top, click File > Publish Snapshot. You will see the following prompt:
 &#... Read more

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Edit:  I'm removing this text here and re-posting to "Am I infected?"
 
Seems like the more appropriate forum.  Sorry!

Answer:CPU usage suddenly @ 100% / task mgr processes tab shows 10-30% usage

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Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:07-11-2015Ran by Benjamin (administrator) on BENJAMIN-HP (07-11-2015 12:55:26)Running from C:\Users\Benjamin\DownloadsLoaded Profiles: Benjamin (Available Profiles: Benjamin)Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: IE)Boot Mode: NormalTutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\wlanext.exe(Synaptics Incorporated) C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe(Synaptics Incorporated) C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exe(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe(Hewlett-Packard Company) C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPMSGSVC.exe(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastui.exe(Oracle Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jucheck.exe(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastui.exe(Advanced Micro Devices Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe(ATI Technologies Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI ... Read more

Answer:RAM USAGE 95% svchost usage slowly increases to over 1million k

Greetings Benjamink73 and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that.===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met. Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter pro... Read more

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For over about a month now my DSL internet has been dropping randomly. It disconnects completely for a few seconds to fifteen minutes, then picks back up. This happens usually every twenty or so minutes, it's very random, so this is just a mode. The speed itself is not affected (when it's on, it's fine). I've been able to determine that the reason is somewhere on my desktop.

It's a HP Envy with intel i7 3.40 GHz. About a year and three months old, and using windows 8. I typically use google chrome for browsing, only occasionally firefox. I am connected to my internet wirelessly, which is broadcasted from the router a floor beneath me. The router is plugged into a phone jack, shared with the house phone (no problems with the phone what-so-ever). Tbaytel is my provider, and I use Kaspersky antivirus. Network details; Speed-72.0 mbps. Sent-13,936,*** and counting. Received- 244,015,*** and counting. Security type is WPA2-Personal, Encryption type is AES and we have a security key set up (That we recently changed to see if it would help, and of course it didn't).

This is what's scary;


Processes under the task manager brought up nothing, but looking at the Wi-fi under the Performance tab showed that something is definitely going on. The amount of Wi-fi usage spikes HUGE amounts! But at the time I took this screenshot, I was only running an antivirus full scan (which turned up nothing), google chrome on this site, and had both the task ... Read more

Answer:Internet cutting out from MASSIVE usage, but usage not accounted for.

About your new router...
How long have you been using it or since when did you got it?
How long has it been opened? Have you tried powercycling it? (Turning it off and then on)

Also, Have you tried testing it while your laptop is directly plugged in on your router with an ethernet cable? (Try speedtest.net)

Does this happen to other of your computers or device?
Does Tbaytel do line testing when you called them?
 

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Hi,
I have a i7 3770k at 3.9 ghz, so stock with turbo boost.
I tried oc'ing to 4.5 ghz, didnt fix the problem.
Basically, in some games i get high cpu usage and at the same time low gpu usage.
My system is i7 3770k, gtx1070, 16 gb ddr3 ram, corsair hx850i psu.
In witcher 3 novigrad, which is cpu heavy, i sometimes get gpu usage at like 70% which causes stutter, at the same time cpu usage is around 85%.
When i leave town i get 95-99% gpu usage again and my cpu usage drops.
Dying light same, if cpu usage is high my gpu usage drops.
Battlefield 1 is normally fine in 95-99% gpu usage, except st quentin, but others reported this too.
What can this be? My cpu shouldnt be bottlenecking. Like i said i trid overclocking, didn't help.
nvcp is set to prefer maximum performance and i'm playing at 1440p 144hz.
Any help would be appreciated.
http://speccy.piriform.com/results/JMT3Ky4vYTHwXILMO6NViGa
MiniToolBox by Farbar Version: 17-06-2016
Ran by Power4Pc (administrator) on 26-10-2016 at 22:11:40
Running from "C:\Users\Power4Pc\Desktop"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64)
Model: To Be Filled By O.E.M. Manufacturer: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
Boot Mode: Normal
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Application errors:
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Error: (10/26/2016 09:30:01 PM) (Source: Microsoft-Windows-LoadPerf) (User: NT AUTHORITY)
Description: Het verwijderen van de te... Read more

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Hi folks

I posted this problem at Spyware Specific forum, but was advised to post here.

Recently when I use RealProducer Plus v.10 to convert mpeg2 clips to rmvb, it takes a long time to do so. When I checked, RealProducer utilises over 90% CPU usage - as much as 94-95%, causing total CPU usage to be 95-98%. I have scanned with Norton and Adaware - all ok. Then I used Spy Sweeper - it found and cleared Csmin. Howveer, the problem still remains when I use RealProducer.

CPU usage without using RealProducer



CPU usage using RealProducer


Will my CPU will be damaged if CPU usage is so high?

Please help to take a look at my .exe processes. Are they OK?
What is PQV2iSvc.exe?

Please advise. Thanks a lot!
 

Answer:RealProducer utilises over 90% CPU usage? Will high CPU usage damage CPU?

To answer your question about PQV2iSvc.exe is part of Power Quest drive image and Norton Ghost drive backup software.

Converting video formats can be a resource intensive process. Unless your system temps are getting really high there shouldn't be any damage to the CPU.
 

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