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Q: My Fan is running constantly on high

I have a DV7T-1000 hp
version 6.6.6002 service pack 2 build 6002
x86-based pc
bios hp f.12 8/28/2008
smbios version 2.4

My fan has recently started running almost constantly and loud. I have gone into msconfig and gotten rid of everything that doesn't need to run. The computer will do this when stationary with fan area hanging off of table exposed. When I sleep it or shut it, the light on the exterior of the computer (that says hp) stays on and the fan runs on high. I don't believe there is dirt in there. Around the same time, I noticed number lock and the keypad on the side stopped working.

could part of this be that I have never replaced the battery?

What else could it be?

I have run every spyware program known to man (malwarebytes, superantispyware, etc)

Thanks in advance

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A: My Fan is running constantly on high

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Hi all

I have just had the motherboard replaced in my Dimension 9200. The main CPU fan now runs constantly from start-up at full speed. Is there a way to turn the fan speed down through the bios? I can't find it.
The old motherboard was version 0 and the new motherboard is version 4....is this the problem?

I have reseated the processor with good quality compound and checked the fan was plugged in the motherboard correctly.

Any ideas? I am slowly losing patience with the thing!!

Thanks

Ian

A:Dimension 9200 CPU Fan running constantly at High speed

I suspect this issue has been resolved but for anyone that has had a similar experience I will recall the similar problem I had (and resolution). 
In short I had the issue, especially when system load was somewhat high, of my system freezing and the cpu fan spinning out of control - until I forced a shut down. All the posts I read gave the genius insight that the cpu was overheating and that I should re-seat the heat sink with new grease and clean out dust etc. I was dubious this was the issue since i monitor the cpu and it rarely exceeded 55 deg C.   In any case i did it all these things and it made no difference. I even ran stress tests on the cpu and could not recreate the problem. The only thing that seemed to make a difference was keeping the case off,  though this just made it less frequent.
It then occurred to me that it could be it may be the NORTHBRIDGE MOBO chip getting hot since in the dimension the cpu fan blows across it (so perhaps the cpu fan is designed to respond to the northbridge temp as well as the cpu). In any case i checked by touch and it was almost too hot to touch. In the absence of an on-board sensor this was the best measurement i could make. So I unattached the heat sink and carefully removed all traces of the thermal tape from both the chip and the heat sink surface. I then applied a little thermal paste and reattached the heat sink. I haven't had the problem now for a few days when before it was 3-4 times a day. I would ... Read more

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Hey guys, I am running Vista on an AMD Phenom X4 9150e with 4gb ram. My hard drive is constantly running and chugging away pretty good too, reading rather than writing i believe. My cpu and memory usage are quite high and my system is running relatively slow for doing simple things like opening a browser. I have attached a screenshot of the system resource monitor with basically nothing running but hijack this and a browser. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have run scans with malware bytes and adaware, as well as AVG which all come up clean.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:14:54 AM, on 10/11/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18813)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTProShellHlp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\SysWow64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10b.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&tp=iehome&locale=en_ca&c=91&bd=Pavilion&pf=cndt
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start P... Read more

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Since last week I noticed that the fan in the Dell e6220 is running almost constantly even while the the CPU usage is low (5-20%). The indicated temp is constantly around 65 degrees, which is too high for such low usage.
I'm unable to find out why this is happening, what I did:
- ran the Dell diagnostics at boot time, which doesn't show an error. However, it shows that pre-boot the CPU temp also gets up to and stays around 65 degrees, so the problem is not OS / usage related. I've let it sit for a while and when I flip my notebook, so the bottom side is also up in the air, it cools down a bit more to 51 degrees and the fan stops running for a very short time. The CPU temp shoots up again and the fan starts running again.- the fan is working properly and is going up in steps to max when the CPU temp goes up- I have never really checked how warm the hot air blown out actually is, but it seems to cool like it should- checked for dust inside around the fan and openings, but everything is clean- the heatpipe gets as warm as the heatsink, so the heat seems to be transported correctly (I thought that the heatpipe might not transport the heat anymore)- the heatsink gets warm, but is clearly not that warm as I can touch and keep holding it, so I'd say it's only around 40 degrees.
Would it then be the thermal paste connecting the CPU to the heatsink that has dried out? Where is the actual temp measured? This may explain the difference between the heatsink temperatur... Read more

A:Dell e6220 cpu idle temperature high 65 degrees and fan running constantly

Hi, 
Thanks for writing to us,. 
Looking at the symptoms, it sound more to do with hardware. 
Usually in these situations, the heatsink fan assembly are to be suspected. 
If you haven't yet updated the BIOS, please do so and let us know if any improvement or changes. 
Also PM us your system tag# by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message. 
Await your response.
Regards

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Hi there, in the past week, I've started to notice my laptop behave more sluggishly and become quite slow when it would have otherwise handled the amount of applications open etc without any problems.

Scans with antiviruses over the past few weeks have flagged up removed so called viruses/ trojans , so I'm not sure whether this may have lead to my laptop suddenly becoming quite slow?

Please help :) Below is the DDS scan result and attached are the other logs requested.


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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_26
Run by JKGill at 2344 on 2011-09-23
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.44.1033.18.4058.2761 [GMT 1:00]
.
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {86355677-4064-3EA7-ABB3-1B136EB04637}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {3D54B793-665E-3129-9103-206115370C8A}
FW: McAfee Firewall *Enabled* {BE0ED752-0A0B-3FFF-80EC-B2269063014C}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
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A:Laptop starting to run slow&constantly running at high CPU Usage ,frequently AT 100%

Also just to let you know, when I opened gmer , all of the top boxes were greyed out from system to libraries. so I performed the scan like this

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Hey guys, I am running Vista on an AMD Phenom X4 9150e with 4gb ram. My hard drive is constantly running and chugging away pretty good too, reading rather than writing i believe. My cpu and memory usage are quite high and my system is running relatively slow for doing simple things like opening a browser. I have attached a screenshot of the system resource monitor with basically nothing running but hijack this and a browser. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have run scans with malware bytes and adaware, as well as AVG which all come up clean. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:14:54 AM, on 10/11/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18813)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTProShellHlp.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Windows\SysWow64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10b.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TYPE=3&a...ion&pf=cndtR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = ht... Read more

A:Slow running system and Hard drive constantly running

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. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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Hello,
 
1. My task manager shows my CPU% and Memory% usage are being constantly tapped out and I cannot find the reason.
 
2. I use Avasts Free version and nothing has come up on a scan.
 
3. I've also run RogueKillerX64, and the problems stopped for a few minutes.
 
4. Currently running CCleaner Free.
 
Thank you

A:CPU and Memory constantly high

Hello there      Welcome to Bleeping Computer, I'm LighthouseParty. Let's run a couple of scans to see what could be causing this. Please download MiniToolBox to your desktopDouble click MiniToolBox.Select the following and then press go.Post the log in your next reply.Flush DNSReset IE Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList Installed ProgramsList Restore Points Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktopDouble click mbam-setup-x.x.x.xxxx and follow the on-screen instructions.On the dashboard, click update now.After that, click scan now - the scan will now begin.When the scan's completed, select apply actions - make sure the action is quarantine.Restart your computer.How to get the log.On the dashboard, select the history tab and click application logs.Select the log which has the time and date of when you did the scan.Click copy to clipboard and paste it into your reply. Please download Security Check to your desktopDouble click SecurityCheck and follow the on-screen instructions.A log should open, called checkup.txt.Please post the contents of it in your next reply. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit to your desktopDouble click it and click ok (Make sure to extract it to your desktop)When it opens, click next and then update.After it's updated, click next and then scan.If malware is detected, select clean, then restart your computer.Open 'MBAR' on your desktop and paste the contens in your reply of the following logs:mbar... Read more

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Is this a common problem? I'm having the exact same thing on a completely fresh install of windows. It started within hours of installing windows, even before I could finish installing all the other programs I wanted.*Moderator Edit:split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/561223/cpu-and-memory-constantly-high/ ~ Queen-Evie*

A:Constantly High CPU and Memory

Welcome aboard  Download Process Explorer: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspxUnzip ProcessExplorer.zip, and double click on procexp.exe to run the program.NOTE. Windows Vista, 7 and 8 users right click on procexp.exe, click "Run As Administrator".Click on View > Select Colunms.In addition to already pre-selected options, make sure, the Command Line is selected, and press OK.Go File>Save As, and save the report as Procexp.txt. Upload the file(s) here: http://www.sendspace.com/Click on Browse button and navigate to the file you want to upload.Click on Upload button.Click on FIRST Copy Link button and paste the link in your next reply.

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Been happening for a while but its getting to the point where my computer is almost unusable at multiple times throughout the day.
 
CPU Usage bounces from 65-100% most of the time.  My machine sounds like its constantly doing working.
 
I've run malware bytes and ccleaner and have Ghostery running on Chrome.... doesn't seem to help much.
 
svchost.exe seems to be always working extra hard even though I track it back to system32.
 
Any help?

A:Constantly high CPU Usage

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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My CPU Usage is constantly high and yet nothing in the task manager seems to be using much or any of it. The picture below will show what I meanhttp://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a237/The...pg?t=1257218963Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:22:59 PM, on 11/2/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18319)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpUtilitiesApp32.exeC:\bbLean\blackbox.exeC:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exeC:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exeC:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.gametap.com/R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\... Read more

A:CPU Usage constantly high

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. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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Recently I've noticed that my computer has been running very slow especially on start up. I looked at my task manager and noticed that my cpu usage is constantly around 85+ percent. The two things using it the most are svchost.exe and cmd.exe. I'm running windows 7 ultimate.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Cpu usage constantly high

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Originally Posted by drgentile777


Rmy cpu usage is constantly around 85+ percent. The two things using it the most are svchost.exe and cmd.exe...




Hi -

cmd.exe = command processor - should not be running unless you have a cmd/DOS screen open. Is there one open on the Taskbar?

svchost.exe = Service Host - runs multiple system services. You will usually find > 12 of these

RIGHT-click on the svchost.exe in Task Manager and see what services are running under it

Also check the Resource Monitor - CPU tab -
START | type perfmon /res

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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HP pavilion dv5-1235dx laptop always saying, "high cpu usage by internet explorer" even when I only have 1 window open...windows recently promped me to install recommended updates and since then it's been worse then ever.  Before that it would happen, but not as often.  Now it seems like everytime I'm on the web it says it.  Should I just do a system restore back to before I installed updates or should something else be done?
Thanking you in advance.

A:computer constantly says high cpu usage by ie

Hello jmichaels9999
Please try to download these few programs to desktop, and Copy and Paste any logs.
Please update us if you notice any change in computer operations (good or bad)
 
Note : All programs are free, and so is all help .......... Try to keep them in the order I have asked for them, and take your time.
 
First -
Download Screen317 Security Check from Here or Here and save it to your Desktop.
Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt
Please Copy/Paste the contents of that document.
Note 1:: If any security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to
Note 2. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message, (or similar) restart computer and Security Check should run
 
 
 
Next -
Please download MiniToolBox  to desktop to run it.
 Checkmark the following boxes:
List content of Hosts
Flush DNS
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
 Click Go and Copy / Paste the result. (result.txt)
 
 
Next -
Please post a snapshot with Speccy for more system details -How to Publish a snapshot with Speccy <<= Full Directions Here (only Copy / Paste the link)
 
 
Next -
Please download and run RKill by Grinler.
 A black DOS box will appear for a short time and then disappear.
 This is normal and indicates the tool ... Read more

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So to clear out what my hardware is, my core is an intel i3 2100 LGA 1155.

For a bit of background - A few months back, I encountered this problem that my fan started to malfunction. Though a few hours later, the fan started to work again. I used a flashlight to look into the CPU, and yeah it was spinning (Both of them at equal rates).

So onto the actual problem. I few days ago, I just got my PC fixed since my vid card malfunctioned. Fearing it was overheating, I downloaded speedfan and now constantly check my GPU temperature. However, what worries me now is that it constantly reads my CPU temperature to be around 85-91 Celsius. The frightening thing is, it's ALWAYS at that range. Even when I just turn my computer on despite it being in air-conditioning, the temp is always at that range. I also asked the guy who fixed my PC and said that it was a problem, but that 95 C' is standard for a PC that's been used for hours.

Since I'm kind of lazy to screenshot+upload, I'll just type out what it reads in Speedfan, CoreTemp, and CPU Thermometer.

Speedfan:
GPU: 47C
System 39 C
CPU: 89 C
AUX: 44 C
SMIOVT (4-6) 39 C
HD0 44 C
Core 0 42 C

CoreTemp
Tj. Max: 102 C
Core 0 43 C 41/47 (Min/Max)
Core 1 43 C 40/43 (Min/Max)
Load varies from 1-6%

CPU thermometer reads relatively the same, with a 40-43 C range.

What the hell is up with my PC, and what can I do to solve it?
 

A:Problem with CPU temperature constantly too high

Hello, omni23414.
It could be a miscalculation on the part of the on-die sensors, or a horribly failing cooling system.
I've checked Google for that chip's average temps, and they aren't supposed to be that high.
My CPU isn't a multi-core, so it by default doesn't generate much heat, but it's overclocked enough to make a toast.

Try disabling any 'Quiet fan' features in your mobo's BIOS, and check the temps.
For how long have you had this problem? Only recently, or since Day 1 of the assembly?

Try taking off all the fans and checking them individually. Check whether any fan is malfunctioning. If none is, it could be a case of bad case airflow. Or miscalculated temps.

Still, give me some more details on which programs you mostly run, how much load they give the CPU. I'll abuse Google for more information on your case.

Good luck!
 

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Hello,
So I need some help with my Windows 7, I dont know why but my RAM is running very high and my pc is constantly laggy. (never before)
I think my svchost is very high too and Its been very very long that I didnt update windows.

CPU Usage: 3-8%
Physical Memory: 75%~90%

PC Spec:
Processor
IntelŽ CoreTM i7-2630QM (2.0GHz)
Processor 2.2 GHz Turbo upto 3.1GHz, Qual Core, 8 Threads, 6M Cache)
Memory
6GB Shared Single Channel DDR3 Memory
Chipset
Mobile IntelŽ 5 Series Express Chipset
Video Card (Dual Graphic Card)
Integrated 1600MB IntelŽ HD 3000
1024MB NVIDIAŽ GeForceŽ GT525M

HiJackLog

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 5:57:53 PM, on 20/5/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\TOASTER.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Components\DSUpdate\DSUpd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\COMPONENTS\SCHEDULER\STSERVICE.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTShellHlp.exe
C:\Users\DAVID\AppData\Roaming\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe
C:\ProgramData\Macrovision\FLEXnet Connect\6\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Renesas Electronics\USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver\Application\nusb3mon.exe
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A:PC Physical Memory very high and constantly lag

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Hi Everyone,

I have just built a "Dream Machine" for the purpose of graphic design, and other intensive activities (though not gaming, as this is a work PC!).

I won't go into all of the specifications, however the PC does use a Gigabyte X79-UP4 motherboard, and I have 16 Gigs of Patriot Viper Extreme (PC 17000) memory installed. Initial FSB / RAM results are shown below:

I also installed 2 x Samsung 830 SSDs in RAID 0!

The hard drive transfer rates are truly out of this world -

The read speed is close to 1 Gbps...almost made it!!!

Now that I have built an impressive PC I am having trouble making it behave, it is a bit like a wild stallion, full of raw power, but quite frankly untamed!

Windows 7 (x64) is constantly crashing, it crashes about every 20 minutes, and it doesn't seem to matter whether the PC is doing work or not.

I have setup the RAM to use an Xtreme Memory Profile, which runs at 2133 MHz, which is not an issue for my RAM (as this is the RAMs) natural running speed.

*** At any rate I plan to test the RAM for a good 48 hours using MemTest to see if there are any issues on this front ***

I am thinking that there may be a conflict between the motherboards RAID chipset and the SSDs, in so far as perhaps the motherboard can't keep up with the SSDs.

If anybody else has any experience with these kinds of systems and has any suggestions as to why Windows is crashing can you please add your thoughts?

Kind Regards,

Davo
 

A:Windows 7 constantly crashing on High End System

what are you running
video card brand and model
cpu
m/board
ram
power supply
brand
model
wattage

check the listings in the bios for 12v line voltages and temperatures and post them

turn off the auto reboot
control panel /system/advanced/startup and recovery settings
then untick the auto reboot box
post any bsod error messages the computer freezes on in full
 

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Hi, this if my first post, so please forgive me if I leave out any important details. I just came across this site after trying to figure out what was wrong with my girlfriend's computer. It's a Dell Inspiron 1521 running on Vista, and she has had it for about a year and a half now. However, soon after she got it, she has had trouble with it being extremely slow on startup and while running normally. CPU usage when doing absolutely nothing can range anywhere from 10-35%, and when actually doing stuff, it'll hit 100%. Currntly, physical memory is 1917 MB total, 1326 MB cached, and 12 MB free. There are currently 60 processes running for all users, which strikes me as a bit high.

I read some forums a few months ago and thought that perhaps the McAfee that came pre-installed was the problem, so I uninstalled that an installed AVG Free edition instead - which I think helped slightly, but it still feels extremely slow. I downloaded HiJackThis tonight and gave it a run after reading about it on some other sites, and so I'm attaching the log. I know there are some worms/Trojans among these, but I'm not sure exactly which ones I should remove and how I should go about removing it. I read the guide for HiJackThis, and it said to post on one of these forums if I had no clue I was doing, so here I am.

If there's any other information I can provide that would be helpful, please let me know, and thanks for your help in advance.
 

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Hi Everyone,

I have just built a "Dream Machine" for the purpose of graphic design, and other intensive activities (though not gaming, as this is a work PC!).

I won't go into all of the specifications, however the PC does use a Gigabyte X79-UP4 motherboard, and I have 16 Gigs of Patriot Viper Extreme (PC 17000) memory installed. Initial FSB / RAM results are shown below:



I also installed 2 x Samsung 830 SSDs in RAID 0!

The hard drive transfer rates are truly out of this world -



The read speed is close to 1 Gbps...almost made it!!!

Now that I have built an impressive PC I am having trouble making it behave, it is a bit like a wild stallion, full of raw power, but quite frankly untamed!

Windows 7 (x64) is constantly crashing, it crashes about every 20 minutes, and it doesn't seem to matter whether the PC is doing work or not.

I have setup the RAM to use an Xtreme Memory Profile, which runs at 2133 MHz, which is not an issue for my RAM (as this is the RAMs) natural running speed.

*** At any rate I plan to test the RAM for a good 48 hours using MemTest to see if there are any issues on this front ***

I am thinking that there may be a conflict between the motherboards RAID chipset and the SSDs, in so far as perhaps the motherboard can't keep up with the SSDs.

If anybody else has any experience with these kinds of systems and has any suggestions as to why Windows is crashing can you please add your thoughts?

Kind Regards,

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A:Windows 7 constantly crashing on High End System

Did you install using a retail disc, purchased from a store ?

( I see your other thread )

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Whenever I connect to the internet, my PC is showing activity on the web. But I don't have any programs that use internet open. Then I checked my usage report and it showed that I uploaded 536 MB and only downloaded 126 MB in one day!!! I never upload more that I need to. Then at the end of the month, the total uploaded was 2.6 GB, way more than the average in the past. I ran a virus scan and it didn't find anything. And then, while browsing the web, randomly a new tab will open with a strange URL, then it will forward to Bing. An example of this URL is: http://santadom.com/se.php?pop=1&aid=aGlkZGVu&sid=16154920&key=virus. If you can, please help!!! Thanks.
 

A:PC constantly uploading high amounts of data

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Tech Team -

My computer started running incredibly slow on some webpages where ads are loading on the sides of the screen - concerning as these same sites did not have this issue in past months. I've noticed that the processes services.exe are constantly at a high cpu % and also iexplore.exe as well even if not doing anything on the computer (IExplorer is open though).

I've followed some of the threads and had no success. Your thoughts are greatly appreciated. I'm using Windows XP, Version 2002, Service Pack 3.

I ran CC Cleaner and attached the startup information below as this helped a prior user. This is such a frustrating thing as this computer used to fly...
No HKCU:Run ctfmon C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
Yes HKCU:Run ctfmon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
Yes HKCU:Run MSCRMStartup "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics CRM\Client\res\Web\bin\Microsoft.Crm.Application.Hoster.exe"
No HKCU:Run netsession_win C:\Documents and Settings\djakubow\Local Settings\Application Data\Akamai\netsession_win.exe
No HKCU:Run Polycom Telepresence m100 c:\program files\polycom\polycom telepresence m100\Polycom Telepresence m100.exe
Yes HKLM:Run AClntUsr C:\Altiris\AClient\AClntUsr.EXE
No HKLM:Run Adobe ARM "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
Yes HKLM:Run Apoint C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
No HKLM:Run APSDaemon "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe"
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A:services.exe high cpu constantly, slow iexplore.exe

If you follow the advice in the sticky at the top of the forum, you get better help, without us having to repeat the instructions after you have been waiting & slow it down even more

follow advice here and post the logs those programs make
 

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Whenever I connect to the internet, my PC is showing activity on the web. But I don't have any programs that use internet open. Then I checked my usage report and it showed that I uploaded 536 MB and only downloaded 126 MB in one day!!! I never upload more that I need to. Then at the end of the month, the total uploaded was 2.6 GB, way more than the average in the past. I ran a virus scan and it didn't find anything. And then, while browsing the web, randomly a new tab will open with a strange URL, then it will forward to Bing. An example of this URL is: http://santadom.com/se.php?pop=1&aid=aGlkZGVu&sid=16154920&key=virus. If you can, please help!!! Thanks.
 

A:PC constantly uploading high amounts of data

just found a third post
closing this one
continue here http://forums.techguy.org/general-security/943471-pc-constantly-uploading-high-amounts.html
 

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Whenever I connect to the internet, my PC is showing activity on the web. But I don't have any programs that use internet open. Then I checked my usage report and it showed that I uploaded 536 MB and only downloaded 126 MB in one day!!! I never upload more that I need to. Then at the end of the month, the total uploaded was 2.6 GB, way more than the average in the past. I ran a virus scan and it didn't find anything. And then, while browsing the web, randomly a new tab will open with a strange URL, then it will forward to Bing. An example of this URL is: http://santadom.com/se.php?pop=1&aid=aGlkZGVu&sid=16154920&key=virus. If you can, please help!!! Thanks.
 

A:PC constantly uploading high amounts of data

please do not duplicate post
continue here http://forums.techguy.org/general-security/943471-pc-constantly-uploading-high-amounts.html
closing this one
 

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I have a Toshiba Satellite  running windows 7. I got the computer from my father and had to remove a lot of malware and games. I wish i could do a factory reset but i do not have any of the factory disks. It seems like there are a lot of processes running and the physical memory is almost always at 100%. Any help would greatly be appreciated . Thanks in advance.

A:Toshiba laptop running super slow. physical memory running high

You can first try this:
http://www.howtogeek.com/74523/how-to-disable-startup-programs-in-windows/
 
Then you can try removing all the junk files on it using CCleaner or BleachBit or something similar. If that doesn't help, I would recommend dual booting this PC with Ubuntu 14.04. I actually published a tutorial on doing that here:
http://69.107.93.24/Blog/52015/
 
You could then use that as your primary OS.

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So yesterday when I was using my computer (running Windows 7) my physical memory suddenly got very high all the time, even when no programs are running. I have 4 GB of RAM and even when it's on desktop without any programs in the background it stays on about 1,5 GB usage. It's VERY slow when I run Photoshop CS6, goes up to about 3,8 GB usage. As as I said this problem occured yesterday. Never happened before. I tried searching for a few similar solutions here on Bleeping Computer using programs such as ComboFix, Rkill then scanning afterwards etc. but none of them works. Any kind of help would be greatly appreciated really! :> Thanks in advance!!

A:Physical memory constantly very high - Possible svchost.exe virus?

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scr... Read more

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Hi,
 
Not certain if I have a virus.  The fan on my computer is constantly running at a high level and I noticed several svchost sessions, at least 10 or more.  CPU usage is running at least 25%, constantly and will go higher but no lower than 25%.  I've shut down the computer and rebooted to no avail.  Fan goes up and svchost bumps up to over 10.  Not certain if multiple svchost sessions is a sign.
 
Can you help?
 
Thanks,
Ken

A:Infected? Multiple svchost and fan constantly runs high

Multiple Svchost's is normal. What processes exactly are using the cpu?

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Hi,

My PC is showing high data usage whenever I connected to Internet. It shows that the data flow is 10MB for upload and 12MB download in just 10 minutes even though I didnt run any program. This seems like abnormal to me. Sometime the download will slowed down as well. I've tried to scan by super antispyware, kaspersky and window defender but yet can get nothing from it. So I'm pretty clueless now. If can, please help me to solve this problem. Here is my log file. Thanks!
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.6

My CPU usage meter runs real high, sometimes all the way up to 100%, even when the PC is idle and not doing anything! This is really slowing my system down. I'm thinking it could be some kind of virus or spyware. Please help! Here are my scans.


DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Krish Sincere at 18:43:53.54 on Fri 07/17/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18783 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2038.765 [GMT -4:00]

AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1229 [VPS 081219-0] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}
SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: avast! antivirus 4.8.1229 [VPS 081219-0] *enabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}

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

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework\v3.0\WPF\PresentationFontCache.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\servicing\TrustedInstaller.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
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A:CPU Usage Meter Running High & PC Running Slow!

Still seeking help!!

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.6

Hey I just got some help from you guys with my Alt-tab problems and now something else just popped up... my internet latency. It has gotten to the point that I cannot even log into my favorite video games and that web pages take ages to load. Heres a Hijack this log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 18:38, on 2007-11-24
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\Firewall\cmdagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\svcntaux.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\swdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Comodo\Firewall\CPF.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\SDTrayApp.exe
C:\Program Files\FRISK Software\F-PROT Antivirus for Windows\FProtTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.EXE
C:\program files\valv... Read more

A:Internet running slow. Latency running high.

You never replied here: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-r...puter-running-slower-than-my.html#post5346595
 

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Hello,
I have a Vista laptop and the cpu % is running very high and IE 8 locks up alot. I've run various virus/spyware scans that found some instances but it hasn't fully done the trick. I've attached the HighJackThis log. Any help would be great.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:52:16 PM, on 10/2/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.19120)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sunbelt Software\VIPRE\SBAMTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Brother\ControlCenter3\brccMCtl.exe
C:\Program Files\Camera Assistant Software for Gateway\traybar.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcWnd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Camera Assistant Software for Gateway\CEC_MAIN.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqbam08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqgpc01.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HighJackThis\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Exp... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.2

My laptop is in perfect condition. I haven't dropped it ever and I haven't even downloaded anything for a couple days now. Today when I turned on my satellite L300D, it started emitting a high frequency sound and as I am typing this right now I am still hearing it. How do I make the sound stop coming? The sound is coming from the "spine" of the laptop where the screen and keyboard are connected.

I have already tried removing the battery for a while and then putting it back in, nothing changed. I also tried using my laptop without the battery while it's plugged in but still nothing.

What I did find was that when I adjust my screen brightness, the sound either gets louder (if I increase the screen brightness) or quieter (if I decrease the screen brightness). Even with the screen being as dark as can be, I still hear the sound.

Any help is appreciated. Thank you!

A:Satellite L300D Emitting High Frequency Sound Constantly

Uhm this is really wierd but anyways problem fixed. I pretty much started hitting/slapping the part of my laptop that was emitting the noise and then it was fixed.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.2

I have a high quality HP computer with a terabyte of memory using Windows 7 and the PC is about 7 years old. My computer fan has been running too constantly and loud for months! I cleaned it once and then again more recently including taking the fans out and cleaning them completely and replacing them. The CPU runs very high, especially if I try to play games on facebook or anything that may require extra stress on my graphics drivers. I tried to update drivers and spent money to have this done using Driver Boost Pro, only to be told it was a very minor fix and my computer would need another 200-300 dollars worth of work done! Including an Infection Sweep, a One Time Repair, and a Tune Up. I do not have that kind of money right now and I am becoming more adept at doing more and more for my computer and would appreciate any useful advice that could help me to take care of these problems as much on my own or with free...completely free....programs that could help. I was also told to lower the number of Processes running and have done so but apparently more needs to be done. Thankyou for your help and I hope to hear back soon. Take care and I really appreciate it!
 

A:Screen flickers, fan runs constantly and very high CPU I need advice for a free fix!

AngelLuvsChris:

This works for me, although some would contend that defragging isn't necessary as much as I do it:

1. Defragment daily using a auto schedule
2. Run CCleaner daily to remove temporary internet files and empty browser caches using a auto schedule
3. Backup daily to guarantee the safety of files on the computer
4. Keep the documents folder (My Documents for most users) neat and clean, so there aren't a large amount of unnecessary files
5. Clean the inside of the PC every few months or so

*It helps to run Malware scans every once in awhile and also to run diagnostic scans of hard drives and RAM memory. The RAM test is very long (12-24 hours), and it can only be run using a boot disk outside of Windows. The hard drive tests can be found for free at the internet site of your hard drive's manufacturer. Good tool to have for catching problems before there is a full hard drive failure that causes files to be unretrievable...

Otherwise, you may have some adware on your PC. Someone will come along to help...
 

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I bought a BFG 7600GT and ever since the fan hasn't stopped working on automatic fan control, even when I'm just idling my computer. It stays at a constant 50-52 degrees celcius, and the fan keeps spinning hard.
When I manually slow down the fan with direct fan control in ntune, the temperature goes to about 54 degrees celcius.

i am running Windows XP. please help
 

A:BFG 7600GT 256 MB Fan Speed constantly high. won't slow / quiet down even when idling

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Greetings, this just started today.
 
Windows 8.1 Dell Inspiron laptop here.
 
My Internet today is constantly saying that it is receiving at 7 Mbps, even when I'm not doing anything.  Looking in the Performance Monitor, the thing taking up the network is an svchost (netsvcs), but lists its address as "a23-216-11-90.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com" which I find suspicious.  There are other svchost.exe's; another one gives its address as "https-68-142-107-129.lax.llnw.net".  I am near that location geographically, but not sure what it is or why it's taking so much network. 
 
(While I was typing this the svchost taking up the most memory changed address to "cds1174.lax.llnw.net".)
 
Looking in the Details of Task Manager, I see many svchost.exe, but all are in C:\Windows\System32, so that appeared normal.
 
The Avast! icon in the tray is constantly spinning, which makes me nervous.  It just updated today, too.  I ran a Quick Scan with Avast! which returned no threats found.
 
Restarting the computer did not fix this behavior. 
 
I don't think this should be related to a Windows Update as I saw suggested somewhere else; a manual check for updates shows nothing is waiting.  But just in case:  also, looking through my Windows Updates, a couple of weeks ago, my Windows Defender said an update was cancelled.  Should I be alarmed by this; is there any way to make it update?  I use Avast! s... Read more

A:High network usage, Avast! constantly thinking, suspicious

Hello,
 
please download MiniToolBox by Farbar and save it to your desktop.
 
Run tool as Administrator and make sure that these options are checked :
 
Flush DNS
Reset IE Proxy Settings
Reset FF Proxy Settings
List Installed Programs
 
Post log here .
 
Step 2
 
Download TFC by OldTimer and save it to your desktop.
 
Run it as Administrator and click on Start button.
 
If programs need reboot, allow it to do so.
 
NOTE: IF your desktop disappears, don't panic, it's normal.
 
Step 3
 

Scan with Malwarebytes AntiRootkit
 
Please download MBAR and save it to your desktop.
 
Run tool as Administrator, tool will extract itself, and then launch.
 
Click Next to accept terms and conditions, and click Update to obtain latest definitions.
 
If malware is found click on Cleanup button , but make sure that Create restore point option is checked before proceeding !
 
Program will ask you to restart, allow it to do so.
 
Note: If you're experiencing internet connection issues or other anomalies after running MBAR and removal of rootkits, it is recommended to run fixdamage.exe located inside mbar folder. Run it as Administrator and press Y if asks you do you want to continue.
 
Step 4
 

Scan with Norton Power Eraser
 
CAUTION: NPE uses aggressive methods to detect and remove malware,so do not touch any of settings !
 
Download NPE by Symantec and save it to your desktop.
 
Run t... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 46.8

hey in the past couple of weeks my computer has been running extremely slow, video has a very hard time playing, and the cpu is always running very high. I've ran AVG, malwarebytes, spybot, and advanced stystem care and haven't found anything at all. i feel like i'm missing something

I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 AMD Turion TL-60, 2gb ram, 120gb hdd
here's my hyjackthis from advanced system

Logfile of Advanced SystemCare 3 Security Analyzer
Scan saved at 9:55:09 PM, on 12/18/2009
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.0)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.0 (8.0.6001.18865)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\DellSupport\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Users\John's Account\Program Files\DNA\btdna.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Techn... 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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RELEVANCY SCORE 45.2

Over the past couple of days my laptop has declined in its speed and is constantly running at 100% process. I have done a virus scan with AVG and have found no results that have caused a threat to my system and i have tried to delete a few program files but to no success. I am stuck at what to do really next? Any help would be great

Here is my HijackThis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:48:19 PM, on 7/6/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\carpserv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDLL32.exe
D:\Microsoft Office 2007\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Sony\SONICS~1\SsAAD.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin\Belkin 802.11g Wireless Card Configuration Utility\utility.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 45.2

I just bought a refurb Z50-70 from the Lenovo outlet.  Straight out of the box at startup the fan was running full blast, though the computer remains quite cool -- not warm in the slightest.  Even in sleep mode, lying on its front, the fan was running 100%.  I have the latest BIOS and have downloaded the most recent updates to the power manager.   I got this computer for a nice price and I'd hate to have to return it... Any suggestions?

A:Z50 Fan Running Constantly

Welcome to the forum! Since the machine is more than likely under some kind of warranty I would avoid opening it up to see what the problem is.  If it were me,  I would just return it for replacement or repair.  The fan problem could be an indication of other things that maybe wrong with it.  Best to have it checked over.

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Hello,Pasting in contextual information from another topic ~ OBHere is a little history.March 30th A Windows problem first became evident as the CPU spiked to 100% and on reboot, Windows would not boot up stating it could be a hardware or software problem. At that time I thought it was the motherboard and had it swapped out because the error I had was different but the symtoms were the same prior to the system not booting.April 6th got the laptop back from HP and put in my HD to boot from. It worked for a day and then the CPU spiking issue was found, only this time with no failure to boot.Since that date I have tried to isolate the issue but to no avail. I have tried various restore dates and images, as well as manipulating the data on the master image (delete WoW before issue is active and reinstall it from scratch). None of it has worked.My latest attempt was to restore from my oldest image available [the other night]. It was left restoring and hasn't been tested yet. I am not sure if the "issue" will be visible on it. I tested one last night 3-4 weeks later (Feb 16th date) and it was but apparently never became active for close to 2 months...End of added material. ~ OBThis is in reference to http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic219056.html and http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/218815/cpu-runs-at-100-constantly/.I have attached the log files that you requested. I had to run this from safe mode however. It still took close to 10-15 minutes to create.I have re... Read more

A:CPU running at 100% constantly

Hello All,

I wanted to provide an update to this. I blew away the image last night hoping to restore from the factory settings and get it up and running. That worked for about an hour before the symptoms came back. That normally leads me to think that there is something on my home network that is passing a virus along before I can patch windows, but to add further confusion to this topic, the same situation has occurred on my work laptop. Both are HP NC6400. That is the only similarity. The work laptop is running XP and my home machine Vista. I had both machines rebuilt and the work one without ever stepping into my house exhibited the same issue on a fresh build. Is it possible that there is something resident in the BIOS of these machines, or that a Virus screwed up the CPU's?

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To get in context, my fan was making a rattling noise so l decided to disassembly my computer and clean it up, so l did it and everything ended up well with the exception that l've broke the CMOS Battery. Nevertheless, l turned on the computer and was already expecting misguided hours but l dont really cared about it. Everything was good, the fans were silent and blowing fresh air.The problem is, yesterday, l've turned on my computer and the fans immediately kicked in at full speed and now its constantly. l've made a thing that fixed the problem sometimes that was getting inside the System Diagnostic (F2 right after the boot), and wait until the fans went normal, l dont know why that solve the problem but it worked, not anymore tho.Could someone help me with this? What should l do? Do a clean reinstall of the OS perhaps? lf there isn't a fix for this, does having the fans at full speed may harm my computer? or is just a noise problem that l will need to take?Thanks

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Hi,

I have two computers, one computer runs smoothly at a cpu level of around 10%, and has less RAM, hard drive space, and runs more cpu related tasks, it has a duel core 2.4, my other computer, however, runs at 100% all the time, no matter how many processes I kill in tskmgr.exe, it runs incredibly slow, it has a duel core 2.2.

I've ran malwarebytes, CCleaner, registry cleaner, defrag, and it still runs at 100%, it didn't used to do this, it's happened for at least two months, but it keeps getting worse.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II Dual-Core Mobile M500, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3838 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 232273 MB, Free - 71833 MB; D: Total - 232275 MB, Free - 58090 MB;
Motherboard: Packard Bell, SJV50TR
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Disabled

Please, if you know what I need to do to get my CPU running healthily, please tell me.

The highest process (CPU) Is Hamachi with 20%.
 

A:CPU running at 100% Constantly

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Model: Lenovo S41   The fan has been a problem the past several months and has increased in the past few days. If I do anything remotely intensive, the fan starts running which really slows down the laptop to the point where I literally can't do anything. Any solutions?  Thanks 

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I had a complete freeze of the Operating System, due to heat I think, and perhaps a Hard Drive going bad.  The Operating system would not start, and then it did come to desktop but was frozen.  Tested HDD and it was starting to fail, and laptop was needing a full cleaning inside, including Thermal Paste.  Now HDD is replaced and pc all cleanded out, thermal paste and all, getting ready to Install Windows 8, but the Fan is constantly running on High.   I know some of these AMD Based Laptops the fans are always churning, so is this normal for this particular Model?   I went into BIOS Setup and "Disabled" "Fan Always On" also, which seemed to make a little difference but not much. I also wonder if/when the OS has been installed it will get better. I'm a little hesitant to Flash the BIOS as I've heard many nightmares doing this on HP Hardware, but don't know how true it actually is? Thanks, pc

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Model: Lenovo S41  
 
The fan has been a problem the past several months and has increased in the past few days. If I do anything remotely intensive, the fan starts running which really slows down the laptop to the point where I literally can't do anything. Any solutions? 
 
Thanks 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:S41 - Fan constantly running

That is usually caused by the vents that allow air to be drawn over the CPU heat sink being clogged with dust   Once the CPU gets hot, the system will slow down, and eventually just shut down to protect itself from a meltdown.     I would try using a vacuum cleaner hose and a can of computer cleaning air to blow/suck out the dust and see if that helps.     I that still fails, you may have to remove the base cover (see page 34 of the Lenovo S41/U41 Hardware Maintenance Manual) and clean the fan manually.     In rare case the heat sinks fail, or the thermal heatsink compund beween the CPU and the heat sink cracks and fails to transfer heat to the heat sink efficiently, mut most likely you will find the system is full of dust. Lenovo used to have a fan cleaning program in the Lenovo Energy Managment software, but I think it removed it for some reason.    It is supposed to run the fan backwards and forwards at high speed to try to clean the dust, but if it is really plugged, it probably will not work. Good luck. Lenovo S41/U41 S41-35 S41-70 S41-75 U41-70 Hardware Maintenance Manualhttps://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/lenovo_s41-35_s41-70_s41-75_u41-70_hmm_201503.pdf 

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I have a Dell.. with Windows Vista. The computer sounds like its constantly running even when I am not doing anything on it at all. I have scanned with Malware Anti bytes. I have mcaffee anti virus on the computer. when I do my task manager there is dwm.exe that uses 43,560K memory , explorer.exe uses around 53,800K, and iexplore is using 43,450K , I have 58 proccesses running, CPU usage is 52% and Physical Memory is 44%, that is with me just on here typing this, with mcaffee running...is that normal? I have looked up pretty well everything in that list and it all seems normal. I have included a HiJack this log to see if there is something in it can someone please let me know. I would appreciate it.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:58:08 AM, on 15/11/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16757)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\NoAds\NoAds.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Windows\system32\conime.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Users\Sweetc\Desktop\Programs\HiJackThis.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe

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Hello there! I'm a gamer, love to play FPS's but unfortunately my HP Laptop is rather slow... My cpu is constantly running at 100%, it is a few years old and idk the specs on it as it's been handed down too me. Would like if someone can get in an active chat with me or teamspeak so it would be easier to help. Thank you.
 

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My laptop fan is constantly running at high speeds. From the moment I turn it on it is loud , high and doesn't slow down. I took every bit of it apart, cleaned it well and left no dust. The operating system runs smoothly, no lag or drag when online or running files and such. I did a quick scan for malware or viruses and it found nothing suspicious. I bought my Laptop in 2014 so it's not that old and I haven't had any problems with it at all thus far. I'm a bit confused and frustrated because I don't know what the issue is. Any help is appreciated, thanks!

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Hi, i just got my Lenovo 501S-14IKB today. Everything is working fine, its super fast in comparison to my old laptop. Only problem is, that the fan seems to run all the time and is making noticable noise. the temperature of the cpu aer all in the range of 20° only the hd was at 34. so normally that are not temperatures where cooling is needed. If i let the notebook idle for 2 min it goes dead silent but starts again even if i just scroll down a homepage. And even if i start programms whicht take more resources, the fan does not get louder. Is there anyway to controll the fan? Help would be really appreciated, Thanks in advance and sorry for my bad english  

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