this girls computer problems

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  1. firemunki

    firemunki I am the patron saint of lost causes

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    there is this girl that lives on the 7th floor of my dorms, one of my girlfriends friends, and her computer is royally fucked....

    her computer is kind of a piece of shit, its an hp with 128mb of sdram and a 1.4ghz celerron.....

    well anyway...this thing sits at 100% cpu usage at ALL times and i cant figure out why....

    any guesses?
     
  2. jedimasterELMO

    jedimasterELMO Beer, boards, and Android

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    Have you checked the CTRL+ALT+DEL to check what processes are running? (DO NOT delete Explorer or Systray or NAVPW32 or anything else that's HP related) Then check to see if the system cpu usage is still at 100%. It may be some spyware/virus that's running an internal "hidden" program w/o her knowledge. Good luck.
     
  3. Jay

    Jay My shit don't stink

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    128mb on a 1.4 ghz celeron? get more memory especially if she's using XP!!!!!!!
     
  4. Aimless

    Aimless Resident drunkey

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    I bet she has eleventy billion file-sharing programs which brought all kinds of little goodies with them.
     
  5. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    i would check for virus activity 1st. like yaha.k likes to attempt to doss an address, so that can use it up. also spyware is a bitch.

    i would get ad-aware and some anti-virus program out there.

    also increase the ram, 128mb pc 133 shouldnt be more then 40$ cnd! if u can get it wholesale it should be around 25$ (thats what we get it for).

    finally if worst comes to worse, nuke it all, re-cover it. try to install xp on its own if u can so u dont have to isntall the hp crap.
     
  6. firemunki

    firemunki I am the patron saint of lost causes

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    i know it needs more ram..i have 512 in my comp.....

    ill check it out later and get back to this thread
     

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