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Extreme High CPU usage - System freezing, crashing, blue screen

Q: Extreme High CPU usage - System freezing, crashing, blue screen

Hi,
 
After a search online for the extentsion names of "BrowswerProtect" and "cuonutuiinuetyosaavee". I was directed here by a thread on Norton website regardings similar issue that I've been having. My problem/issue has been going for some months now so any assistance is greatly appriecated. I am performing a System Backup and copying all documents and photo's 1 - 2 per week
 
First signs was HD noise increasing over time; system freezing when only IE and Outlook running; constant crashing on Facebook and FB game; Windows Update issues of downloading and installing updates - however still showed as needing to update/install; Blue screen "crash dump"?
 
Multiple sweeps with AV Trend Micro Titanium; online 'House Call' - some minor issues found and deleted. Contacted Microsoft Help Desk who assisted in the Windows Update issue.
 
I have word documents with  screendumps of 'Task Manager' and other systems - however was unable to upload to here 'not permitted this kind of file'?
 
Kind Regards
Garry

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A: Extreme High CPU usage - System freezing, crashing, blue screen

Any feedback is every much appreciated - even the smallest detail may lead me to a final solution

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Hello. For the past 2 weeks I've been having major problems with my computer. I'm currently on a different computer in my house because I cannot get mine to work at all. To describe as best as I can..

The problem seemed to appear out of nowhere a couple of weeks ago. I was getting constant freezing problems.. usually when loading banner ads (when I would see something like "transferring data from adbrite..") and it also freezes EVERY TIME my screen saver would come on. I thought it had to with my wireless network (I have a Netgear router and had a netgear wireless adapter).. so I got rid of my adapter and bought a linksys one.. it didn't help. Then after that.. my computer got worse and takes FOREVER to load windows. The blue screen where I pick a user.. then load the desktop.. it now takes OVER 10 minutes to load my desktop. I only have 2 programs that pop up when I start (Yahoo Messenger and XFire messenger). When I do manage to get my desktop loaded.. I can't ever acquire a network address to get online. So I can't post a hijack this or anything. When pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del.. my PF Usage is very high (1.32gb and 50 processes running). And I'm also getting an error sometimes about my virtual memory being very low. I have windows xp sp3. Does this sound like any normal problem to anyone? Do I need new hardware? Should I call GeekSquad?

I have tried several things (stopping the processes that load on startup, running AdAware, DeFrag, a... Read more

A:Freezing, Blue Screen, High PF Usage..

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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
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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

A: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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I don't know if I posted this in the right forum, but I have Windows XP so I figured I'd start here.

I'm having a problem whenever I move my mouse. The computer screen completely freezes up and doesn't update itself until I stop moving the mouse. Whenever I play computer games it is the most apparent. If I move my mouse at any point the game becomes completely frozen until the second I stop moving it, then everything is totally fine.

I've run my computer in safe mode and everything runs fine, no freezing or anything, so I don't think it's a problem with the mouse. I updated my video drivers (I have a GeForce 8600 GT) and it didn't seem to help it. I've tried closing certain processes in the task manager, but no improvement.

When I have the performance tab on the task manager open I can see the CPU usage go up to about 50% whenever the mouse is being moved. When I boot in safe mode, there is almost no CPU usage when the mouse is moved.

Any advice or ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks.

A:Mouse movement is causing high cpu usage/screen freezing

Run Process Explorer to see what is taking up all the resources.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU M 620 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8048 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA NVS 2100M, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 287 GB (151 GB Free);
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: Norton Security, Enabled and Updated

Hello and thanks in advance for your assistance.

Have recently been experiencing periods of higher than usual CPU usage accompanied by blue screen crash dumps a couple times each day (if not shut down and rebooted every few hours).

Have run Norton Security and Norton Power Eraser, but neither have detected evidence of a virus and have not improved performance, so I remain suspicious of potential Malware.

Ran a system restore taking system back through some earlier configurations and found one from late May 2016 seemed to make the bad behavior stop, however the fix was temporary as it resumed once windows updates occurred. (Went back and did a second restore to the same point and experienced the same result.)

Regards, G
 

A:Blue Screen crash dumps & high CPU usage

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Hello,

Recently, I have been experiencing an extreme slow down with my comp where simple programs like firefox take an eternity to load. When i Ctrl-Alt-Del, I find that my CPU usage is or near 100%. I have scanned for viruses and adware, but have come up with nothing. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

My log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:25:56 AM, on 5/21/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\CyberLink DVD Solution\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\oasclnt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\ACMonitor_X83.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\AcBtnMgr_X83.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\printray.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar V35\FotomatDeviceConnect.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\program files\valve\steam\steam.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
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My xps 13 keeps randomly freezing/giving me a blue screen error.
Consequently, I performed factory reset on my xps and while setting a user account/installing critical updates windows gave me an blue screen error. Additionally, while installing more updates windows froze on me.
Note: This all happened prior to me changing/adding any programs on to windows.
A few hours later, while watching a video my xps 13 froze on me again.
programs now installed on my xps 13 by me:

Winrar
Mozilla Firefox
Bitdefender Internet Security

My xps 13 has passed all diagnostic test.
Could someone help me please.

A:xps 13 keeps freezing/crashing (blue screen)

If you are having actual BSODs you should have a dump file you could upload to OneDrive and give us a link.  If you have not changed the Protection settings, it would be a Memory,dmp in the Windows directory,
I assume Win 10?
Have you made any internal changes to hardware?
I got a virus once after downloading WinRAR.
Check the Event Viewer to see if you have any reoccurring error or warning messages.  Ones related to Kernel power are usually due to the Blue Screen but are not the cause,

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Problem with antivirus causing Blue Screen of Death?
Hi i just had a blue screen come up, it said something like:

Driver_IRQL_not_less_or_equal

something like that, when it restarted it said the problem had been caused by the antivirus but it's not sure why.

I've checked and my anti-virus is up to date but avast is running the anit spyware and malware protection, i am already running superantispyware, is that what's causing the problem or is it something else? how can i fix this

A:Blue Screen Crashing and random freezing

try coming offline and disable each program that you suspect one by one then renable one by one if a fault exists you may find the culprit good luck

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Hello,I am not sure if my computer is infected.Yesterday, my computer started freezing (crashing), a few times the blue screen came up. It takes a random amount of time for it to freeze. Sometimes it freezes when Windows initializes, sometimes it freezes on the user log in screen, and most of the time it freezes when the auto start programs begin to run. I've ran MBAM and Super AntiSpyware, and Super AntiSpyware found a trojan in my Playstation Emulator (which i began using about 4 days ago). I have since deleted the Playstation Emulator and the freezes have NOT stopped, however I am able to use my computer for a longer period of time w/o it freezing.Please help me out.I ran the defogger, DSS, and gmer (unsuccessfully).Attached is the DSS logs.I was not able to successfully finish the gmer scan. My computer froze during all of the scans and one time the End Program window (the one with the blue completion bars) came up for my Avira and Super AntiSpyware.DDS.txtDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by paragon at 22:12:21.62 on Wed 09/01/2010Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3546.2891 [GMT -7:00]AV: AntiVir Desktop *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup... Read more

A:Computer Crashing/Freezing (sometimes blue screen)

It has become apparent that I will not be receiving any help for this issue from this site.To any administrators, please close this thread as I have wasted too much time waiting for any helpful response and doubt that any help will come forth in the upcoming weeks about this issue.

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This has been happening for awhile, I searched and followed a lot of different tests and solutions, none seem to work.

It usually crashes when playing games, sometimes my Firefox will crash, and when I click to restart, it will be instant blue screen. I have come to terms that it is not a RAM or overheating issue.

I rate myself a solid 7/10 on computer knowledge, so I really could use some help. Here is the 2 error codes I get (from "WhoCrashed"), its the same every time.

On Sat 12/29/2012 4:09:49 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\memory.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntkrnlmp.exe (nt!KeBugCheckEx+0x0)
Bugcheck code: 0x1A (0x41790, 0xFFFFFA80098F8E60, 0xFFFF, 0x0)
Error: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
Bug check description: This indicates that a severe memory management error occurred.
This might be a case of memory corruption. More often memory corruption happens because of software errors in buggy drivers, not because of faulty RAM modules.
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver that cannot be identified at this time.

On Fri 12/28/2012 4:45:04 AM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\122712-16114-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x705C0)
Bugcheck code: 0x1A (0x41284, 0x80C6001, 0x10B4, 0xFFFFF70001080000)
Error: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
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I have gotten the blue error screen (BSoD notifying that there was a memory dump, etc.; sorry I can't find the error details for these in Event Viewer) twice in the past two weeks, followed by a horrendous amount of crashes from doing the most minute amount of work on my Dell Inspiron 9300.

I have done a complete scan with AVG and ruled out a virus being the culprit. Also, ran a memory test with MemTest86+ for 10 passes with no errors.

Simply running a web browser with more than one tab open is enough to freeze up and make me manually shut down and restart the system. I thought Firefox was the issue, but I switched to Chrome last week and there is no noticeable difference. Lately, I've left open Windows Task Manager and monitor the Physical Memory (K) available and watch it shrink to around 500 by simply using a browser with multiple tabs. I've stopped running the programs I usually do at Startup (not that they'd given me trouble before), but this has had no effect either. Diagnosing the problem has been a pain, as the memory test came back with no errors and the system is not infected with malware. This leads me to believe it may be a hardware issue, but I can't figure out what it is. Any help would be greatly appreciated and I am more than willing to provide any other information if I am able to.

The system errors I have gotten have the descriptions as follows:

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A:System Crashing / Blue Screen

Could you please show us a few of your latest Minidump files?

They are located at C:\WINDOWS\Minidump. Please ZIP them and attach them to your next post.
 

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hey all,
I built my pc today and installed win xp sp3, and im having a blue screen apear, heres my system specs with the dx diag at the bottom of the post, help please

Intel Wolfdale 3.2 core duo2
Inno3d 9800GTX+
Actic 700w PSU
sata hard drive seagate
XFX 750I SLI Mobo
noticed under dx diag my system bios says " default system bios"?

heres the error report
error signature
BCCode : 1000008e BCP1 : C0000005 BCP2 : BFA8BE13 BCP3 : B6878A24
BCP4 : 00000000 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1
and this also was included
C:\DOCUME~1\Jonathan\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERa0a1.dir00\Mini111308-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\Jonathan\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERa0a1.dir00\sysdata.xml

DX Diag
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System Information
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Time of this report: 11/13/2008, 00:32:50
Machine name: HOME
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp.080413-2111)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD
System Model: MS-7567
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Page File: 445MB used, 3497MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.5512 32bit Unicode
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DxDiag Notes
------------
DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Music Tab: No problems found.
Input Tab: No... Read more

A:system keeps crashing blue screen

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DirectX Components
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ddraw.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:52 279552 bytes
ddrawex.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:52 27136 bytes
dxapi.sys: 5.01.2600.0000 English Final Retail 8/23/2001 12:00:00 10496 bytes
d3d8.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:52 1179648 bytes
d3d8thk.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:52 8192 bytes
d3d9.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:52 1689088 bytes
d3dim.dll: 5.01.2600.0000 English Final Retail 8/23/2001 12:00:00 436224 bytes
d3dim700.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:52 824320 bytes
d3dramp.dll: 5.01.2600.0000 English Final Retail 8/23/2001 12:00:00 590336 bytes
d3drm.dll: 5.01.2600.0000 English Final Retail 8/23/2001 12:00:00 350208 bytes
d3dxof.dll: 5.01.2600.0000 English Final Retail 8/23/2001 12:00:00 47616 bytes
d3dpmesh.dll: 5.01.2600.0000 English Final Retail 8/23/2001 12:00:00 34816 bytes
dplay.dll: 5.00.2134.0001 English Final Retail 8/23/2001 12:00:00 33040 bytes
dplayx.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:54 229888 bytes
dpmodemx.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:54 23552 bytes
dpwsock.dll: 5.00.2134.0001 English Final Retail 8/23/2001 12:00:00 42768 bytes
dpwsockx.dll: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:41:54 57344 bytes
dplaysvr.exe: 5.03.2600.5512 English Final Retail 4/14/2008 05:42:18 29696 bytes
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System keeps on crashing at random time showing blue screen error code
hi
I am getting random blue screen errors after system crashing.I have installed windows 7 64 bit twice to my pc by completely formatting it . I havent installed any new drivers except the default drivers installed by windows 7 itself.
the problem was before also when i have windows xp in my pc but it became frequent since i have installed windows 7. firstly there was only bsod errror of bccode :50..but now it has become randome like code :24 code:1e.
I have run hard disk check from system set up and have'nt got any error.
I am also attaching the windows_NT6_BSOD FILES and minidump files zipped up.

these are the some errors...i got
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 50
BCP1: FFFFF880059FFBD8
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: FFFFF80002B9EDFD
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\061911-23727-01.dmp
C:\Users\Riya\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-49109-0.sysdata.xml

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Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
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A:System keeps on crashing due to blue screen error.

Hello,

Start out with a RAM test: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Also, run all three Prime95 tests: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...t-prime95.html

Open a command prompt and run:
Code:
chkdsk /r
Please post the results of each.
Code:
Event[1150]:
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-StartupRepair
Date: 2011-06-23T01:09:13.566
Event ID: 1122
Task: N/A
Level: Information
Opcode: Info
Keyword: N/A
User: S-1-5-18
User Name: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: Riya-PC
Description:
The registry hive was corrupt. Error information: \Windows\system32\config\system
...Summary of the dumps:

Code:

Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Thu Jun 23 04:18:06.935 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:09:22.885
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for dxgmms1.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for dxgmms1.sys
Probably caused by : dxgmms1.sys ( dxgmms1+3548e )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xA
PROCESS_NAME: dwm.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0xA_dxgmms1+3548e
BiosReleaseDate = 10/08/2007
SystemProductName = KE520AA-ACJ SG3250IL
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Wed Jun 22 11:42:16.707 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:43:06.275
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiWaitForInPageComplete+77e )
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: ... Read more

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Problem: Boots ok but then after a short time, when I start using Outlook, Excel or the internet, the system will freeze and the hour glass appears. I cannot even end the task in Task Manager. When I look at the processes in Task Manager, the only thing really consuming a lot of CPU resources is the System Idle process. I have to turn off the laptop to get out of it. Today, after completing the following, also received the blue screen. This all just started about 1 week ago.
Laptop: Hp pavilion zv5000
Ran McAfee spyware scan & virus scan, nothing came up. Ran Spybot - 2 entries for ShopatHome spyware was found and deleted. Ran PCPitstop Optimize. Ran Stinger virus scan, nothing reported. Ran Driver Alert, downloaded the 1 broadband driver that was recommended. Ran PC Pitstop Full System Test, 3 minor issues were found. Uninstalled McAfee and then went to my Cable provider to reinstall it. My Cable provider no longer offers McAfee, now it’s Norton. Installed Norton. Ran a full system scan – nothing was found. Uninstalled MS Office Standard and re-installed it. Installed Mozilla. Ran RSIT – log files attached.
Logfile of random's system information tool 1.06 (written by random/random)
Run at 2010-03-20 10:03:45
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3
System drive C: has 48 GB (84%) free of 57 GB
Total RAM: 1279 MB (55% free)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:03:57 AM, on 3/20/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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A:System Freezing and Blue Screen

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44
Database version: 3886
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

3/20/2010 9:01:56 AM
mbam-log-2010-03-20 (09-01-56).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 162773
Time elapsed: 16 minute(s), 4 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 6
Registry Values Infected: 1
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 8
Files Infected: 30

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\shopathome.ietoolbar (Adware.SelectRebates) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{462e4aec-db3b-4e69-af61-4f300d76255c} (Adware.SelectRebates) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{98279c38-de4b-4bcf-93c9-8ec26069d6f4} (Adware.SelectRebates) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{98279c38-de4b-4bcf-93c9-8ec26069d6f4} (Adware.SelectRebates) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{98279c38-de4b-4bcf-93c9-8ec26069d6f4} (Adware.SelectRebates) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
 

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Hi,
My computer running ME recently started crashing. It mostly happens when I run IE however sometimes happens if I (for example) run publisher and simply try to open a file. Not sure if I'm having hardware problems or if this is due to a bug/defect. I've run adaware and keep my norton antivirus up to date. Nothing reported with these.

I've included my hijack log in hopes someone can offer advise.

Thanks,
Pam

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:53:52 AM, on 4/10/2005
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SSDPSRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\MMKEYBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCEVTMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCSETMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KB891711\KB891711.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\KEYBDMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONSCREEN DISPLAY\OSD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\MMUSBKB2.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\USBMMKBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HIDSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS\LOGITECH\HP_FINDER.EXE
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A:system keeps crashing. blue screen told to reboot

Wow, there's a lot here. You say Adaware didn't pick anything up? Is it updated?
And, your anti-virus? This link has some good online virus scan sites.
http://forums.techguy.org/t110854.html
 

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I am on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. Recently machine keeps rebooting, stalling, crashing at random intervals. Any ideas what may be going on?

This is the error that I am seeing:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033
Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: fc
BCP1: FFFFF8A001CDE670
BCP2: A67000002CFC7963
BCP3: FFFFF88005570980
BCP4: 0000000000000002
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\110410-25584-01.dmp
C:\Users\Turners\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-5440113-0.sysdata.xml
Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows
If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

A:Blue Screen error System keeps rebooting/crashing

Here is the minidump file

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About a year ago, I noticed that my computer was running slow (both online and off) and that the explorer.exe process listed in the Windows Task Manager was usually running very high. Windows Explorer seemed to crash a lot as well. A few months ago, I attempted to install Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0 on my computer and before the install completed a warning window popped up saying something like 'there is already another instance of Kaspersky running' (which was not the case since this was the first time I had ever attempted to install Kaspersky software) and the install failed. When I rebooted my computer, I got the blue screen of death for a few seconds and then Windows booted with a message saying that Windows had recovered from a serious problem. Since recovering from whatever happened after the failed Kaspersky install, my computer is slower than ever and the Task Manager still shows a high CPU usage even though the System Idle Process is high and there isn't any processes listed that are using much CPU time at all.

I just scanned my system with the latest updated versions of AdAware, Spybot S&D, SuperAntiSpyware, and Avira AntiVir. All of them found nothing. I then cleaned my computer with CCleaner and ran HijackThis.

Here is the log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:25:30 AM, on 13/03/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
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A week ago my pc started crashing and my physical memory usage got very high and every time it got to maximum my pc crashes I googled a lot for help and nothing helps I can't solve it in task manager and my OS shouldn't be the problem since this started a week ago and I have this PC for more than a year and before I could have 10 programs running and 15 tabs open in chrome and now I can't open 5 can some1 please help me??

A:A Week Ago My RAM usage got very high and is crashing my PC

Welcome to the forum.

Post a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance tab.

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Thanks any and all for your help. This is my wifes PC and its starting to go completely nuts.

Here are the symptoms ...
- PC freezes while running applications, ctrl/alt/delete will not bring up the Task Manager requiring a reboot via reset button on PC
- when rebooting the PC takes an unusually long time to boot up
- Often when rebooting the PC freezes at the "loading windows" screen requiring another hard boot
- Usually the PC will boot up on the 2nd try or 3rd when "most recent working configuration" (or whatever it says) is selected not safe mode and not normal boot.

Here is what I have tried ...
- Norton 360 runs on this PC and a full scan finds nothing
- jkdefrag was run recently and again today to clean up the harddrives
- Malwarebytes was run and has found nothing.

Hijack this report :
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:58:07 PM, on 2/18/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20900)
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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Serious XP boot problems, blue screen and system freezing !

wow 47 views and no one has any suggestions ?
 

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Hi all,

Was wondering if one of you guys would be kind enough to offer me some guidance on my laptop.

For about 2 weeks i have noticed the general speed of my laptop has decreased and the internet in particular has become very slow even sometimes freezing which leads me to having to restart my laptop in order to continue what i was doing.

I have looked at the cpu usage and it is at a constant 80-100% which i'm sure isn't right.

Have tried many virus removals however to no avail.

any suggestions will be met with great appreciation

Regards

Daryl
 

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I've recently built a computer for a friend a few months back. They did encounter some high CPU temperatures that warranted getting a new CPU cooler which has fixed the temperature problems. Lately she's had problems with freezing, which she notes was the same time the disk usage skyrocketed. It's more often when she is gaming. The PC would freeze, and sometimes recover. Other times required a forced restart. She has a fresh install of Windows 10. I'm not sure where the problem lies. I also suspect that her hardware may have been damaged from the overheating issue, but I'm not qualified to make that kind of judgement.

These are her specs:
CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper EVO 212
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 285 2GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply

A:Freezing with High Disk Usage

Let's take a look at your system temperatures. Follow this guide here:

How to check your system temperatures - Tech Support Forum

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I've recently built a computer for a friend a few months back. They did encounter some high CPU temperatures that warranted getting a new CPU cooler which has fixed the temperature problems. Lately she's had problems with freezing, which she notes was the same time the disk usage skyrocketed. It's more often when she is gaming. The PC would freeze, and sometimes recover. Other times required a forced restart. She has a fresh install of Windows 10. I'm not sure where the problem lies. I also suspect that her hardware may have been damaged from the overheating issue, but I'm not qualified to make that kind of judgement.

These are her specs:
CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper EVO 212
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-D3H Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 285 2GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply

A:Freezing with High Disk Usage

Let's take a look at your system temperatures. Follow this guide here:

How to check your system temperatures - Tech Support Forum

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Hi all,

Didn't know where to put this, but if its in the wrong place, feel free to move it.

Ok, my problem started earlier today, when i loaded up my game online and it started freezing and Google chrome started having minor crashes.

I then opened task manager to find out what was wrong, and saw Java and also the DVD i was watching at the time through windows media player had jumped to over 200 in the memory box.

I am currently running Malwarebytes and superadblocker checking for Malware and Viruses, So far nothing has come up.

I will post a couple of screen-shots to help you in finding my problem.

Got the DVD running now and its skipping, disc is in fully working order, never happened before. Also tried running the game and posted some screen-shots.

EDIT: Added Malwarebytes log for those of you who know how to read it. Also added a screenie of svchost.exe, that seems oddly high if I'm not mistaken, and im also worried about the amount of them.

A:High WTM Memory usage, and freezing.

Did you try restarting?

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Hi i run the gmer and dds and my cpu usage is down now for some reason but anyhow been like this for past two days.It was running in between 70-100% and i closed everything and unhooked my internet still 70-100.I deleted bit comet and everything downloaded before i tried this so just thought i would let you know about that and i post the info you asked. I just bought this comp and it hasnt been running right since i bought it i dont think(used).thank you for your time.


DDS (Version 1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Marvelous at 9:24:01.93 on Fri 11/21/2008
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.200 [GMT -8:00]

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcss
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\iolo\common\lib\ioloServiceManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~3\NORTON~1\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~3\NORTON~1\SPEEDD~1\NOPDB.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark 2400 Series\ezprint.exe
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A:experiencing high cpu usage and freezing

i think i solved this but not sure found a trojan. removed it seems to be alright now thx.it was some kind of system restore trojan so if you see something besides that i would like to know sorry to waste your time if not

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It seems I may have gotten infected from an exe. File ( I know...if I could kick myself in the head I would).
The problems I encounter are frequent freezing, restarting, AVG gets turned off, ram is running constantly at 90+% and I get window updates upon shutting down. I've recently cleaned the inside of dust etc. while gpu temp is 115 f, seems high...might be why screen goes black. Right before shutdown the ram dropped to 20% usage.
Also I tried to run a FRST log but it never finished and I got an error saying it might not have installed correctly. Secondly I tried to restore but it said it could not. Tried a second time and all restore points vanished. I recently flashed bios but had no problems after, only the day after that exe. file did I start having problems.
Win 7 64 bit
Firefox Browser
corei 5
4 gig ram
Any help is greatly appreciated!

A:High ram usage, freezing, restarting ohh my!

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully. First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding. Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one. If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem. Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me. Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts. If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed. Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean. My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.   Scan with FRST (Recovery Environment)To run FRST on Vista and Windows7:For x32 (x86) bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.For x64 bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to a flash drive.Plug the flashdrive into the in... Read more

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As the title suggests I am experiencing application hangs and when I check the task manager I routinely see my cpu usage to or near 100%. I have run malware bytes and ad aware and found nothing. Updated all my drivers and still see this happening. At a loss at what to do next.

Running windows 7 on a dell inspiron e1505 laptop with an intel dual core 1.73 GHz processor and 2 GB of ram. I know thats not a lot of memory but thats th most I can have in this machine and for what I use my machine for I have been told this should be sufficient.

Basically I surf the web and use itunes and windows media player. So I might have google chrome open (anywhere from 1 to multiple tabs open) and be streaming itunes over my wifi to my stereo. At first I though maybe I have too many chrome tabs open but after a week of trying to limit my open windows I am noticing this still happening with nothing but 1 open chrome tab (and itunes not even running).

Now I don't know a lot about memory usage but it seems weird to me that my cpu usage is 100% and my physical memory is at like 50% I have been watching my task manager for a week or so and can't really see any other programs hogging the cpu. When the problem happens either itunes or chrome (or sometimes both) seem to be running at or around 50% cpu usage but sometimes it is not even that high.

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A:High CPU usage, programs crashing, windows hanging

Can you open resmon.exe, and then post a screenshot of the CPU tab (sorted by CPU usage %) and the Memory tab (sorted by Commit), when the issue occurs?

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I bought this laptop vide Amazon (sold by Computer Brain) on September 27th 2016. It has barely been used and first observed in December 2016 that the integrated webcam was not responsive and there after the system is shut down with a blue screen and or flicker often before crashing. As the product was brought vide Amazon US and I am currently in India - DELL India did suggest that  a Tag Transfer has to be done in order to have onsite repair or mail in depot rectification.
Did Tag Transfer several times  at the end  of the process every time I did get success notification but after 20 days the status on the site remains same United States. Spoke to customer service no great help.
I want the following to be resolved soonest- 1) Tag Transfer 2) Solve the integrated webcam and 3) Frequent crashing of the operating system

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I am on windows 7 64 bit 4 GB intel core i7 870 and it was pretty fast, but now very sporadic and freezes/not responding. Also getting an alert from norton of high disk usagefrom windows host process Rundll32 when not even doing anything. Was not sure about the hijackthis for the 64bit so not sure what to do about giving more info. Any ideas would be much appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:PC freezing and high disk usage warning, what is going on?

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Hello all! Firstly, please forgive me if this is posted in the wrong place. I'm not much of an expert on computers and this seems like a networking issues to me.

For about the past week, I have been noticing that my network or connection to my internet service has been freezing. It seems to happen when I download large files. I normally download at a rate of about 200-350 KB/s but for the past week I have been picking up speeds of almost 1.3 MB/s clearly this is A LOT faster than I am used to. All goes well for a while and the download goes very fast, but then all of a sudden it just stops and freezes. Not the computer, but the ability to use the internet. When I open my task manager and click on "networking" the little graph will be stuck at a certain percentage. Normally around 6 or 8% The only way I can get back onto the internet is to reboot my computer. Sometimes after I do that I receive a message that windows has recovered from a serious error. I later read that this can be caused by dumprep starting during the startup of windows. I then went to msconfig and unselected dumprep from the startup options...restarted and yet another dumprep option pops up. Can anyone help? I tried to update my internet drivers to see if that was the problem...and there was an update available, but my internet froze while downloading the updates. It just seems to be too much for my computer to handle.
 

A:Internet freezing +high usage stats.

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I run a system I built back in 2009 with the following specs:

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)2 Quad CPU Q9650 @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470, 1280 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 610476 MB, Free - 178886 MB; G: Total - 476936 MB, Free - 138294 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P5Q DELUXE
Antivirus: Norton Security Suite, Updated and Enabled

FYI, I have 4 GB installed, but I've never been able to get that last GB of RAM to be used (and I have made sure that my BIOS is set up to use it).

As time has gone on my computer has more and more moments when it just locks up; and it is also taking longer and longer to log in/switch users and for programs to open. My memory usage generally is below 70%, but I regularly get high disk usage warnings from Norton. Also the computer will freeze up when Firefox goes to certain sites like Comcast.net.

I've been trying to figure this out for a very long time and have gotten nowhere. I really appreciate your help.

Daniel
 

A:Constant Freezing High Disk Usage

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I am unaware as to what is causing this problem, but i have many concerns over how serious a problem it is. Everytime i log on to my computer the Winlogon.exe file shuts down. But my computer still continues to function normally (besides the internet running way slower then normal, and also causing the other computers on my network to do the same). However, the system stability at that point is obviously comprimised. It isnt until i pursue a more memory/graphic intensive task that my computer will have a fatal error and need to be restarted. Examples include playing World of warcraft, or having more then one browser window open at a time while surfing the internet. But it mostly occurs less then 15 minutes into a session of World of warcraft. The strange thing is, sometimes the shut down wont occur right away, but will instead seemingly happen at random times. Also as a result of whats going on to the main computer, the other computers on that network seem to be more instable then before, but not to the extent that the main computer is. Here is the error message:

STOP C000021a (fatal system error)
The windows logon process system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of Oxc0000005 (ox00000000 ox00000000)
The system has been shut down.

Guesses at to why this is occuring have ranged from trojans, to worms to power outages that have been plaguing our area. We did numerous virus scans, and did find a few things of interest which have all been cleaned from the system, bu... Read more

A:Solved: Winlogon.exe crashing! Fatal error blue screen! Complete system instability!

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Hi y'all,

I have an ASUS K53E with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit. The issues I'm experiencing CPU usage sky rockets to 100% at start up. The only programs I have installed are Google Chrome and Audacity(a free audio editor(lightweight)). I purchased the computer less than 6 months ago. It also freezes constantly.

I took it into Best Buy 2 weeks ago for tech support. They stated that the memory and hard drive are in working order through their testing. I have also ran tests and found the same thing. They stated that the issue is Windows 7 and they wanted $200 bucks to fix it, but they didn't tell me the specific problem.

Any suggestions?

Other troubleshooting I've done:
-I've restore the computer to a repartition twice. Still froze.
-I've ran CCleaner and othe registry fixer-uppers. No go.

I'm thinking its Win 7, but I didn't create a restore disk. Any inexpensive suggestions?

A:High CPU usage on Windows 7 Home Premium and Freezing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mgspeaks


Hi y'all,

I have an ASUS K53E with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit. The issues I'm experiencing CPU usage sky rockets to 100% at start up. The only programs I have installed are Google Chrome and Audacity(a free audio editor(lightweight)). I purchased the computer less than 6 months ago. It also freezes constantly.

I took it into Best Buy 2 weeks ago for tech support. They stated that the memory and hard drive are in working order through their testing. I have also ran tests and found the same thing. They stated that the issue is Windows 7 and they wanted $200 bucks to fix it, but they didn't tell me the specific problem.

Any suggestions?

Other troubleshooting I've done:
-I've restore the computer to a repartition twice. Still froze.
-I've ran CCleaner and othe registry fixer-uppers. No go.

I'm thinking its Win 7, but I didn't create a restore disk. Any inexpensive suggestions?


Use Advanced Boot Options to boot into safe mode (I assume it won't freeze in safe mode; if it does, we will have to try a different strategy).

Run a command prompt (start menu->all programs->accessories->command prompt) and type "sfc /scannow" (without quotes) and hit enter. This will check for system file errors. Post back the results. Note: You may have to run it three times to fix all errors.

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Hi!
 
I'm back.  I had this exact same problem a couple of months ago and we fixed the problem with a total restore.  My system was working beautifully up until 3 days ago.
 
Upon start up my system freezes. I login. It boots up, full screen with desktop icons. But freezes when I try to move the cursor. The clock time freezes at that point, also. I reboot and login under 'safe mode' with networking.
 
I would have written sooner, but I had a deadline to meet today.  Now that, that's completed I have all the time to work on this.
 
Before I try another restore, I'd like to see if the problem could be fixed.  I noticed, about a month before, my system was experiencing high CPU usage.  To the point where my fans would go on high alert.  This only happened when I was on certain websites that used flash.  This message would come up:
 
Shockwave Flash may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop plugin now, or you can continue to see it the plugin will complete.
 
It never crashed my system, but I would immediately exit the website and the fans would die down.  Today in safe mode with ntwkg, the same thing happens. The message does not appear, but my system gets really hot and fans are high.  Just like in regular mode, I shut down the websites causing the problem and my system returns to normal.
 
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A:Windows Vista Freezing at Startup with High CPU usage

Update:
 
This morning I ran sfc /scannow.  It said that I had corrupt files, but unable to fix.
 
I next ran findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log >"%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt" to view details.
 
And no file showed up on my desktop.  But at the bottom of the report it said....
 
FINDSTR:  Cannot open NICOLE
FINDSTR:  Cannot ope C:\Users\NICOLE\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt
 
and yes, it did run all of this as an "Administrator".
 
Until, some is able to help... I'll keep searching and adding updates.
 
Thank you!

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I've recently encountered an odd problem with my computer. I'm not sure what I've done to have this affect on my computer, but here's what usually happens:

I leave my computer on at night for a little white noise when I sleep.
Next day I get on the net and after a few minutes of browsing, my computer freezes up and my speakers have weird high-pitched sounds coming from them, regardless if I have sound playing or not.

I tried the Reliability/Performance moniter, but it shows nothing except the Disruptive Shutdowns that I have manually done to get out of the freezing.
Then I thought it had been my computer overheating, because when I built it, the Graphics Card took up too much space and I had to relocate the secondary HDD to a fanless spot. So I took off the cover of my computer and let a fan run on it all night.
My computer's starting temperature was 40C, with the fan on and my computer on for a day, it was 50C, with the case on it's 60C.

I had then thought of my browsers being teh cause of the problem. I mainly use Opera, but have Firefox and IE7 as a back-up incase the webpages are browser specific. My IE7 loads EXTREMELY slow, so I tend to use Firefox if Opera fails. I've crashed using both Firefox and Opera, so I doubt it's a browser problem
Sadly that wasn't my solution, so here I am asking for help. If there's any other information I can contribute, please let me know.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 64.4

Hi,

I've a new computer, bought in January this year. Things have been fine for the most part, but recently I've been experiencing intermittent periods of extremely high disk usage, lasting for about 20-30 seconds during which my computer is completely unresponsive - including the taskbar.

Opening up the Task Manager/Performance Monitor supposedly gives the culprit:

But I don't know how to go further. I've tried disabling all error reporting and solution-checking in the control panel, but I still experience this problem.

I suspect something bad going on in the background; any and all assistance will be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Frustrating random periods of high disk usage & associated freezing

this topic on Microsoft answers is surprisingly similar to yours http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...sage-and/cd787f8d-e7b4-4872-aecb-6f0cd15ad942

You might find some suggestions there to help you
I very much doubt this is malware related so I have moved this to W8 forum
 

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Hello, over the last week to week and a half my computer has been getting worse and worse. I think its triggered by right clicking objects although I dont think thats entirely whats causing the problem. The screen will freeze and then the monitor will turn black and the computer will have to be restarted. The problem can occur as frequently as 3 times in 10 minutes currently. From the last day upon restarting some images have traces of minor pixelation errors, especially the windows icon as the PC is restarting and certain other random/minor images like above my back/forward, refresh and stop bottons in IE appear pixelated. Pixelation is now at high levels. As I'm posting this the problem occured and the screen went to a blue screen and mentioned something of proceeding with a physical memory dump and i restarted right away. I have avast running with script blocker(although turned it off for the DDS) so I dont know what may have pentrated the PC to cause this if it malicious. I'm running a Dell 4600 with windows xp. Here are my logs:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 6:08:25 PM, on 9/13/2010Platform: 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:\WINDOW... Read more

A:PC frequently freezing to black screen with extreme pixelation

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On my 2nd X1 extreme, the first was bricked. Everytime I boot into Windows, I experience a freeze and afterwards a black screen after some time (a minute or so). The laptop became unusable in windows. I have all the windows and vantage updates. I disabled all remote management stuff in the bios, disabled all secure boot settings, set some keyboard preferences (swap ctrl-fn etc.) and changed my graphics adapter to discrete only. I tried windows restore and after experiencing some blue screens, that helps a bit: still freezing, but not always. When I reapply all windows and vantage updates the laptop goes back to the same behaviour: boot into windows and after a minute or so a total freeze, followed by a black screen some 5 seconds later and still later fans spinning up to full speed. The updates include the latest graphics drivers, and I think the issue maybe has something to do with these graphic updates, but not sure.Some more observations:- The laptop never froze when Windows was applying updates. This takes longer then the usual time to have it freeze.- During updating the laptop, when I logged into windows, I sometimes got a windows notification saying the gfx driver failed to start and windows is reverting to a generic driver. I can't remember exactly, but I think the laptop never froze when using the generic one. I run the machine in dual boot and on linux the behaviour is absent. It does have sleep issues in Linux where it also freezes when coming out of slee... Read more

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Hi All

I`m having serious problems with my windows 7 machine. It started yesterday when I was getting blank screens. TOday I turned on and its running very slow, freezing up and i noticed an svchost.exe process was using about 6gb of ram. I had to reboot about 5 times just to geta taskmanager up and then it would freeze up again.
I tried a windows restore to about 4 days before incase it was some virus but it hasnt fixed the problem. Everything is ok in safe mode and i`ve tried running dr web virus checker aswell as installing norton antivirus and malwarebytes on an old windows xp installation on the same pc but theyre not finding anything.

Any ideas? Really dont fancy having to reinstall windows.

Thanks

Paul

A:Windows 7 Freezing , Blank Screens, Slow and High Memory usage

Try performing a clean boot to see what application is causing the issue. Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org
Scan Date: 11/20/2014
Scan Time: 8:21:41 AM
Logfile: mbam.txt
Administrator: Yes
Version: 2.00.3.1025
Malware Database: v2014.11.20.05
Rootkit Database: v2014.11.18.01
License: Free
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Disabled
Self-protection: Disabled
OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: Mike
Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 507157
Time Elapsed: 1 hr, 38 min, 17 sec
Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Warn
PUM: Enabled
Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Keys: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Folders: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Files: 0
(No malicious items detected)
Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)

(end)

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17420 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.65.2
Run by Mike at 12:24:01 on 2014-11-20
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8071.5446 [GMT -8:00]
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AV: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {5D349EF8-873B-C657-917F-F1D93E101A7C}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {E6557F1C-A101-C9D9-ABCF-CAAB459750C1}
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A:Applications freezing, Every Mouse Click Slow, High Memory Usage on IE 11

Please, observe following rules:

Read all of my instructions very carefully. Your mistakes during cleaning process may have very serious consequences, like unbootable computer.
If you're stuck, or you're not sure about certain step, always ask before doing anything else.
Please refrain from running any tools, fixes or applying any changes to your computer other than those I suggest.
Never run more than one scan at a time.
Keep updating me regarding your computer behavior, good, or bad.
The cleaning process, once started, has to be completed. Even if your computer appears to act better, it may still be infected. Once the computer is totally clean, I'll certainly let you know.
If you leave the topic without explanation in the middle of a cleaning process, you may not be eligible to receive any more help in malware removal forum.
I close my topics if you have not replied in 5 days. If you need more time, simply let me know. If I closed your topic and you need it to be reopened, simply PM me.

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Download RogueKiller from one of the following links and save it to your Desktop:

Link 1
Link 2
Close all the running programs
Windows Vista/7/8 users: right click on RogueKiller.exe, click Run as Administrator
Otherwise just double-click on RogueKiller.exe
Pre-scan will start. Let it finish.
Click on SCAN button.
Wait until the Status box shows Scan Finished
Click on Delete.
Wait until the Status box shows Deleting Finished.
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I've been having problems with my HP desktop computer (Windows XP) since mid-April and have been posting on several forums trying to find help but have had no luck on any, so now I'm trying here.

To summarize, my computer has been running extremely slowly for the past month and a half with the CPU Usage often between 50 and 100% even when only one or two programs are running and Explorer will crash or freeze on an hourly basis so that I can't view my desktop or open any folders. There are three problems that I believe may be the cause of this, but I need help in solving them since I'm not sure what to do about them by myself.

My problems started back around April 15th when I kept getting these "GoogleUpdate.exe" errors that would always crash my computer. This problem seems to have fixed itself since then after running several virus scans in several different Anti-Virus programs and removing everything they found, but I'd still like to totally rid my computer of anything GoogleUpdate.exe related if possible to make sure it's not the cause of my current problems.

Also around mid-April I saved and activated a registry file (.reg) that makes it so that .FLV, .MOV and .M4A video files appear as thumbnails in my folders instead of just icons. I did this on the advice of a forum which appeared to be legitimate and it does work in getting the .flv, .mov and .m4a files to appear as thumbnails, but I also believe it may be the cause of why my computer continues t... Read more

A:Explorer always freezing/crashing: very slow computer, CPU Usage at 100% and more

Hello and Welcome to TSF,

Lets start here to make sure your pc is clean before we attempt to change anything.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

Please read ?Virus/Trojan/Spyware Removal Help ? and follow the instructions
very carefully; then, post all the requested logs and information in the Virus Help Forum
Please ensure that you create a new thread in the Virus Help Forum; not back here in this one.
Please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will
answer your request as soon as they can.

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Hello,

I am running Windows XP (SP3) on 2 GB RAM. Two days back I was using msn messenger when all of a sudden msn got disconnected all of a sudden and my system got super slow. I wasn't sure what was wrong as I did not accept any files or click any links on messenger. Since then my system has gone very slow and every time I run any program (browser, MS Office) it gets even more slow and 60% of the times give me a blue screen error and my laptop restarts.

I have scanned my system with Avira and then by Avast for viruses and also scanned for malwares with SpyBot but none of the scans found anything suspicious. I tried a system restore, that too was an extremely slow process (took about 15 minute) and even after a restore the system performance did not improve. I tried another restore on safe mode but that did not complete.
I checked the application event logs (from My Computer> Manage) and most of the errors were related to Windows Update, they said Windows Update could not write some file to a specific .cab file on my Windows. So to be safe I disabled Windows Update, but still noticed no improvement. Now I am confused, if there are no viruses or threats then what could be the problem !!

I have pasted my HJT log here, please help me resolve this.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:55:09 PM, on 8/28/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

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A:Extreme System Slowdown and Blue Screens

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Hello!

Yesterday I've bought Sound Blaster X-Fi Extreme Audio card not knowing that it's actually an Audigy card.

And of course - when I try to watch any movie with 5.1 sound - there is an Blue Screen immediately - it says that file p17xfilt.sys is causing it.

Here is the link to error.

I've debugged the memory dump and here it is:


Code:
1: kd> !analyze -v
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (8e)
This is a very common bugcheck. Usually the exception address pinpoints
the driver/function that caused the problem. Always note this address
as well as the link date of the driver/image that contains this address.
Some common problems are exception code 0x80000003. This means a hard
coded breakpoint or assertion was hit, but this system was booted
/NODEBUG. This is not supposed to happen as developers should never have
hardcoded breakpoints in retail code, but ...
If this happens, make sure a debugger gets connected, and the
system is booted /DEBUG. This will let us see why this breakpoint is
happening.
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A:Blue Screen (BSOD) with SB X-Fi Extreme card

Check the last post in this THREAD for a possible solution.
 

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Hello,

I have read couple of threads about this System Interrupts thing and none of them really helped me. I think you can check the specs somewhere, I am not sure since I am new to the forum.

Basically when I start my laptop everything is good for a while when suddenly the CPU usage goes high because of System Interrupts (~25%) and System (~12%). I have tried using LatencyMon to track down the problem and it used to give me alerting messages but now it gives me messages that are all green and nice ("Your system appears to be handling(...)").

Can you guys help me figure out this thing please? Thanks in advance.

NOTE: My drivers ARE up-to-date, but I am not sure my BIOS is. I don't really know how to update the BIOS though, it's a really weird model I have here, that has become obsolete.

*update1* Upon thinking that it might be the wireless driver or the network driver I disabled both, but it didn't drop the CPU usage
*update2*Now I get disconnected from the internet randomly... it may be the wi-fi driver after all

A:High CPU usage caused by System Interrupts and System

CONCLUSION
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Your system appears to be having trouble handling real-time audio and other tasks. You are likely to experience buffer underruns appearing as drop outs, clicks or pops. One or more DPC routines that belong to a driver running in your system appear to be executing for too long. At least one detected problem appears to be network related. In case you are using a WLAN adapter, try disabling it to get better results. One problem may be related to power management, disable CPU throttling settings in Control Panel and BIOS setup. Check for BIOS updates.
LatencyMon has been analyzing your system for 0:21:10 (h:mm:ss) on all processors.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____
SYSTEM INFORMATION
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Computer name: VLAD-PC
OS version: Windows 8 , 6.2, build: 9200 (x64)
Hardware: K53SC, ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
CPU: GenuineIntel Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B950 @ 2.10GHz
Logical processors: 2
Processor groups: 1
RAM: ... Read more

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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.

A: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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computer slow after being redirected to site-- "homesoftsaver9.com" did some research and im sure thats where my problems came from.

heres my hijackthis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:08:34 PM, on 8/30/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
D:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
D:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
D:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
D:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
D:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
D:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
D:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\lxduserv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\lxducoms.exe
D:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exe
D:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\McciCMService.exe
D:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
d:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
d:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
D:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
D:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
D:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
D:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
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A:high CPU usage and high page file usage, computer slow

bump. very slow start up. page file usage up to 768MB when its usually under 100MB and various processes running that i don't recognize. any one?
 

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Since one week my system RAM is always around 1GB. It used to be around 300MB to 400MB. By looking into the Task Manager, I see the same amount of Process (between 34 to 45).

I suspect there is something hidden that is taking up this much RAM. Please Advise.

Here is the hijackthis log :

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:17:20 PM, on 02/05/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
J:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
J:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
J:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
J:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
J:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
J:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
J:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
J:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
J:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\DJSNETCN.exe
J:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
J:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
J:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
J:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
J:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
J:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe
J:\Progra... Read more

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