CPU 100% 24/7, I have no admin authority.

July 21, 2011 at 02:35:55
Specs: Windows 7
My school laptop (Which is stupidly stupid) has its CPU up to 100% 24/7. Its usually caused by scvhost.exe, i have heard. However, Since it is a school one, I do not have Administrative authority to view the full task list/Admin settings. Im sorta stuck

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#1
July 21, 2011 at 04:45:23
"Which is stupidly stupid"

A laptop is an inanimate object. The only thing that can be "stupidly stupid" is the user.

So what is it you're asking? I can only guess that you've been using the school laptop for things that you shouldn't being using it for & picked up an infection. Not much we can do to help you with that. If the anti-virus program isn't picking it up & you don't have admin rights, you're SOL. Take it back to school & face the consequences.


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#2
July 21, 2011 at 12:29:25
If I had a school laptop and I thought there was some problem, I'd take it in to school. There might be a person paid on staff that could fix it. He or she may have the admin password.

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#3
July 21, 2011 at 14:50:50
Isn't scvhost.exe slightly different that the svchost.exe on my system? Myxo101, did you misspell that, or is that the exact spelling in task manager? It could be a trick virus hiding in your system.

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