View Full Version : High CPU and mem usage when idle. Very concerned...
02-03-2001, 10:04 AM
I have a machine with a Celery 700 no o/c and 224mb of ram on win98se. I launched the system monitor to check CPU usage and mem usage, and they are very high, even after a reboot. The CPU doesn't seem to go below 60% ever, and the mem is at 146MB. I only have a couple of things in the task tray, but even when I only had systray and explorer, it didn't budge. I only built this machine about 4 weeks ago. Can anyone please explain what may be happening and to fix it? Or try to find out what is causing it?
02-04-2001, 01:02 AM
Instead of posting all my info again, please check out this thread.
Hope you can shed some light.
02-04-2001, 04:02 AM
i'd run a program that checks to see how much cpu time each app is using.
02-04-2001, 10:37 AM
I did that with wintop, and there was nothing using it. The idle was at 99%.
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