CPU using 100% on start up and intermittently

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CPU using 100% on start up and intermittently

Post by Magnern on Wed 11 Nov 2015, 8:11 am

HP ProBook 6475b labtop
Win7 Pro
8GB ram
AMD A6-4400M APU w/radeon HD graphics
Online Armor Firewall (free)
Microsoft Security Essentials

When the desktop loads something in the background is eating 100% of the CPU and there is nothing in the task manager that is showing up using that much. If I add up the usage of the programs listed it is like maybe 10%. So there must be something hiding.

If someone could advise me on how to start looking for it that would be great! Thank you for reading!

-Magnern

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Re: CPU using 100% on start up and intermittently

Post by Superdave on Thu 12 Nov 2015, 9:11 am

Please start a new thread in the Malware forum and we can run some scans. Sorry, I can't move this thread.

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Re: CPU using 100% on start up and intermittently

Post by Magnern on Fri 13 Nov 2015, 9:11 am

ok, thank you.

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