• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.

explorer using all cpu

$

$triker

Guest
#1
Last night i was just managing some of my files when my cpu usage jumped to 100%, i waited a while before checking what was taking up it all: it was explorer (EXPLORER.EXE) which according to tsak manager is using 99%. I shut off my computer and restarted, after a few minutes same problem again. I closed all my programs and open windows... but it still wouldn't go away... i shut down explorer then reloaded it, but it came back after a minute or two. I just turned it on again and i have the same problem. Any one have any ideas as to what's going on? (and i've done a thorough scan of my system with nortonAV)

Cheers,
Striekr
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#4
Something that might help you track it down, just in case it is not explorer causing it , is a program called EndItAll2. It is fairly basic but have a bit of a look at it first as it is powerful. When you open it you will see programs locked with padlocks. Leave those alone. When the cpu goes up to 100% open enditall & select 'kill'. If the problem goes away then it is not explorer but rather something else that has just been turned off. Reboot & do the same thing one at a time till you find it.
 
$

$triker

Guest
#5
i did a little more searching and i think the problem might be arrising from my multimedia stuff (when i was shuffling stuff, alot was movies music etc.) I saw some registry fix that i'll give a try when i get home, hopefully it'll work.
Cheers,
Striker
 

Members online

No members online now.

Latest posts

Latest profile posts

Hello, is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me ...
Xie
What a long strange trip it's been. =)

Forum statistics

Threads
61,961
Messages
673,239
Members
89,013
Latest member
Pdawgintown