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I ran it for 10½ minutes - and saving the scan is taking a long time. I have this happening on a workstation now, and am desparate to fix this issue. Edited by LundUK, 02 October 2015 - 07:34 AM. Staff Online Now Cookiegal Administrator valis Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Check This Out

The free trial of Kaspersy's anti-virus program works like a charm. WebRep: {8E5E2654-AD2D-48bf-AC2D-D17F00898D06} - c:\program files\avast software\avast\aswWebRepIE.dll BHO: AcroIEToolbarHelper Class: {AE7CD045-E861-484f-8273-0445EE161910} - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 6.0\acrobat\AcroIEFavClient.dll BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - c:\program files\java\jre7\bin\jp2ssv.dll TB: Adobe PDF: {47833539-D0C5-4125-9FA8-0819E2EAAC93} - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat Help, anyone..... RP41: 23/10/2012 17:43:29 - System Checkpoint RP42: 24/10/2012 18:17:42 - System Checkpoint RP43: 25/10/2012 21:32:57 - System Checkpoint RP44: 26/10/2012 21:52:13 - System Checkpoint RP45: 28/10/2012 12:21:07 - System Checkpoint RP46:

Windows Explorer High Cpu Usage Windows 8

It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop. Upon reboot, the explorer.exe will have multiple instances running and eating up close to 100 of the cpu, and at times using more than 2gb of ram. Click View Scan Logs. I used AVG antivirus which told me my drive was clean.

Wenn du bei YouTube angemeldet bist, kannst du dieses Video zu einer Playlist hinzuf├╝gen. This worked for me, thanks Samtt. Motherboard: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD | | MS-6577 Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60GHz | Socket 478 | 2600/100mhz . ==== Disk Partitions ========================= . Windows Explorer Using Too Much Memory Windows 10 You will want to be offline when you do this.

HPOstr05.exe 2596 5,752 K 8,500 K Main Executable Hewlett-Packard Co. svchost.exe 1260 2,344 K 3,380 K Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Microsoft Corporation svchost.exe 1436 1,960 K 4,324 K Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Microsoft Corporation svchost.exe 1736 3,440 E.g. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1990692/remove-virus-causing-explorer-exe-100-cpu.html Causing computer to run slow, IE not responding frequently.

Please help if you can sorry for the info blob. Windows Explorer Cpu Spikes There are also 5 chrome processes, even though i only have this tab open. I was forced to do a system recovery. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Windows Explorer High Cpu Windows 10

From my submissions so far is there a diagnosis of the issue? https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cpu-usage-100-explorer-exe-culprit.1077411/ Once the search is complete a list of the pending items will be displayed. Windows Explorer High Cpu Usage Windows 8 This worked for me. Explorer.exe High Memory Usage Windows 7 arlhts11Jul 22, 2014, 6:22 AM joeldb said: samtt said: Run TDSSKiller , it will remove malware that blocks other anti-malware softwares.Then Reboot your computer.

I tried disabling startup apps and that changed nothing. http://howtoblog.org/windows-explorer/explorer-exe-keeps-restarting.html Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion But recently, It has been having issues with windows explorer, or explorer.exe using up to 30% of my 4690K CPU. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1077411 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Explorer.exe High Cpu Usage Windows 7

They were apart of a business program. iexplore.exe takes a large amount of my cpu and my memory. Die Bewertungsfunktion ist nach Ausleihen des Videos verf├╝gbar. http://howtoblog.org/windows-explorer/explorer-errors.html However, Malwarebytes doesn't detect everything, and doesn't claim to be a rootkit remover.

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If that is OK, it's an add-on that causes the issue.

DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of Speech Back to top Back to Windows 10 Support 4 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 4 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear The length of time it goes on depends on how many files you have, obviously, but it can take days. Why Is Explorer.exe Using So Much Memory Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.

Click on Install. http://www.mysysadmintips.com/windows/simple-how-tos/164-run-internet-explorer-in-safe-mode-without-add-ons tells how. I used it a couple of times years ago and it worked like a charm! http://howtoblog.org/windows-explorer/windows-explorer.html All Program Menu causes explorer.exe to go to 100% Cpu solved Explorer.exe won't boot on startup after virus removal (windows) explorer.exe uses 100% CPU Can't find your answer ?

Click on Run to initiate the installation. try and c if any such video, picture or movie u had downloaded maybe that's causing problem. truskJan 6, 2015, 11:20 AM samtt said: Run TDSSKiller , it will remove malware that blocks other anti-malware softwares.Then Reboot your computer. Advertisement Recent Posts Optical lead Paulm1972 replied Jan 18, 2017 at 8:37 AM Hard drive not recognized TerryNet replied Jan 18, 2017 at 8:14 AM What laptop should I buy?

It was possible to close the explorer.exe with task manager but it kept returning within seconds if I didn't end the legitimate explorer.exe as well, which makes it hard to download Tried many many different virus scanners offline and regular that did not find and kill it. Right click My Computer > Properties > Automatic Updates. Click OK - then click Finish You may be prompted to restart to finish the removal process.

http://get.adobe.com/reader/ ----- You are missing out on important Windows Updates. PUP, potentially unwanted programs, usually aren't real problems. SuperAntiSpyware Click on the install icon - allow it to update during the install process. Yet something is causing my explorer.exe file to go crazy.

Back to top #12 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 27,047 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca. I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1 Install Date: 19/09/2012 21:21:35 System Uptime: 21/11/2012 15:12:34 (0 hours ago) . I need help!