CPU Usage at 100%

August 31, 2012 at 04:18:31
Specs: Windows XP, Intel 2.4GHz / 2 GB
When I do nothing is at 10% but when I open google chrome or minecraft it goes on 100% and slows down my pc. I have old pc Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz what to do?

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August 31, 2012 at 13:43:37
If you are viewing the system idle process in task manager that should be at mid to high 90s when you are doing nothing.

You may have too many running processes.

Look at what processes are using the resources when you are on the internet.

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August 31, 2012 at 14:01:11
If you are seeing this in task manager it should be possible to let us know which particular items are causing high CPU usage.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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