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    Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
    « on: March 01, 2009, 01:30:29 PM »
    I just bought Vista Ultimate this morning.  Installed just fine.  With one problem....  Even idle, it is always using at least 25% cpu.  The program using it is always different.  But most of the time is it svchost.  Any idears?

    by the way, i have an amd phenom quad core 2.3ghx, so it should be using much less.
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      Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
      « Reply #2 on: March 01, 2009, 04:12:00 PM »
      Well, that says for xp only.  I have vista. :-\
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      Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
      « Reply #3 on: March 01, 2009, 04:23:34 PM »
      All I could find was something about uninstalling your antivirus
      doubt this will help but w/e
      http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/05/windows-xp-svchostexe-100-cpu-high.html

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      Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
      « Reply #4 on: March 01, 2009, 04:34:46 PM »
      Clean install, or upgrade?

      Please, post some computer info:
      - processor type, amount of RAM (hold Windows logo key, hit Pause/Break key)
      - hard drive size/free space (open "My Computer", right click on hard drive letter, click "Properties")
      - security programs in use (antivirus, firewall)

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      Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
      « Reply #5 on: March 01, 2009, 05:02:34 PM »
      Did you put your mouse over the spec thing

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        Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
        « Reply #6 on: March 01, 2009, 05:41:26 PM »
        Clean install. 

        amd phenom 9600 quad core 2.3ghz

        4.00gb ram

        431 of 465gb hdd space is free

        Comodo firewall, avast antivirus, mbam, [email protected]

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        Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
        « Reply #7 on: March 01, 2009, 05:59:53 PM »
        Download HijackThis:
        http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/tools/security_tools/hijackthis/download
        by clicking on Download HijackThis Installer
        Install, and run it.
        Post HijackTHis log.

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          Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
          « Reply #8 on: March 01, 2009, 06:09:47 PM »
          Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
          Scan saved at 8:09:40 PM, on 2/28/2009
          Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
          MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
          Boot mode: Normal

          Running processes:
          C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
          C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
          C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
          C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
          C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
          C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
          C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
          C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\I-Cool\icool.exe
          C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
          C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
          C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
          C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
          C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
          C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

          R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
          R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
          R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
          R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
          R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
          R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
          R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
          R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
          R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
          R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
          R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
          R3 - URLSearchHook: DeviceVM Url Search Hook - {0063BF63-BFFF-4B8F-9D26-4267DF7F17DD} - C:\Windows\System32\dvmurl.dll
          O1 - Hosts: ::1 localhost
          O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
          O2 - BHO: McAfee SiteAdvisor BHO - {B164E929-A1B6-4A06-B104-2CD0E90A88FF} - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\SITEAD~1\mcieplg.dll
          O3 - Toolbar: McAfee SiteAdvisor Toolbar - {0EBBBE48-BAD4-4B4C-8E5A-516ABECAE064} - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\SITEAD~1\mcieplg.dll
          O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RtHDVCpl] RtHDVCpl.exe
          O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Skytel] Skytel.exe
          O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [COMODO Internet Security] "C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cfp.exe" -h
          O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast!] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
          O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
          O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LanguageShortcut] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\Language\Language.exe"
          O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /detectMem (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
          O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [WindowsWelcomeCenter] rundll32.exe oobefldr.dll,ShowWelcomeCenter (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
          O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /detectMem (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
          O13 - Gopher Prefix:
          O18 - Protocol: sacore - {5513F07E-936B-4E52-9B00-067394E91CC5} - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\SITEAD~1\mcieplg.dll
          O23 - Service: avast! iAVS4 Control Service (aswUpdSv) - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
          O23 - Service: Ati External Event Utility - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
          O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
          O23 - Service: avast! Mail Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
          O23 - Service: avast! Web Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
          O23 - Service: COMODO Internet Security Helper Service (cmdAgent) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exe
          O23 - Service: McAfee SiteAdvisor Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
          O23 - Service: Cyberlink RichVideo Service(CRVS) (RichVideo) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared Files\RichVideo.exe

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          End of file - 4287 bytes


          There you go.
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          Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
          « Reply #9 on: March 01, 2009, 06:36:30 PM »
          I see nothing out of order.
          Regarding Comodo...are you running firewall only, or a whole suite?

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            Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
            « Reply #10 on: March 01, 2009, 06:41:36 PM »
            nope, just the firewall
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            Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
            « Reply #11 on: March 01, 2009, 06:45:17 PM »
            Download Process Explorer: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx
            Unzip ProcessExplorer.zip, and double click on procexp.exe to run the program.
            Go File>Save As, and save the report as Procexp.txt.
            Attach the file to your next reply.

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              Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
              « Reply #12 on: March 01, 2009, 06:50:32 PM »
              Process   PID   CPU   Description   Company Name
              System Idle Process   0   64.18      
               Interrupts   n/a      Hardware Interrupts   
               DPCs   n/a   0.38   Deferred Procedure Calls   
               System   4   0.38      
                smss.exe   528         
              csrss.exe   592         
              wininit.exe   628         
               services.exe   676         
                svchost.exe   900   16.23      
                svchost.exe   968         
                cmdagent.exe   1072         
                svchost.exe   1116         
                svchost.exe   1132         
                Ati2evxx.exe   1184         
                 Ati2evxx.exe   1796         
                svchost.exe   1220   0.76      
                 audiodg.exe   1440         
                svchost.exe   1288   10.57      
                 dwm.exe   2212   0.76   Desktop Window Manager   Microsoft Corporation
                 WUDFHost.exe   3144         
                svchost.exe   1304   0.76      
                 taskeng.exe   2168      Task Scheduler Engine   Microsoft Corporation
                 taskeng.exe   2436         
                 wuauclt.exe   5376      Windows Update Automatic Updates   Microsoft Corporation
                SLsvc.exe   1548         
                svchost.exe   1652         
                aswUpdSv.exe   1960         
                ashServ.exe   2004         
                spoolsv.exe   1364         
                svchost.exe   1352         
                McSACore.exe   2708         
                 rundll32.exe   2764         
                svchost.exe   2792         
                RichVideo.exe   2884         
                ashMaiSv.exe   3132         
                ashWebSv.exe   3180         
                svchost.exe   1452         
                VSSVC.exe   4536         
                svchost.exe   5312         
                TrustedInstaller.exe   3556         
                SearchIndexer.exe   1396   0.38      
               lsass.exe   688         
               lsm.exe   696         
              csrss.exe   640         
              winlogon.exe   812         
              explorer.exe   2332   2.27   Windows Explorer   Microsoft Corporation
               RtHDVCpl.exe   2728      HD Audio Control Panel   Realtek Semiconductor
               ashDisp.exe   520      avast! service GUI component   ALWIL Software
               aim6.exe   2088      AIM   AOL LLC
                aolsoftware.exe   1680      AOL   AOL LLC
               firefox.exe   4716   2.64   Firefox   Mozilla Corporation
               procexp.exe   5380   0.38   Sysinternals Process Explorer   Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com
              MOM.exe   1256      Catalyst Control Center: Monitoring program   Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
               CCC.exe   4072      Catalyst Control Centre: Host application   ATI Technologies Inc.
              ICool.exe   2836         
              HijackThis.exe   2404         
               notepad.exe   5584      

              there you go.
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              Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
              « Reply #13 on: March 01, 2009, 06:54:50 PM »
              Can you attach .txt file?
              It's easier to read columns in Notepad, then in your post.

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                Re: Vista ultimate excessive cpu usage
                « Reply #14 on: March 01, 2009, 07:18:16 PM »
                yeah, sure.

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