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goofygrmom

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Would someone explain to me why the 'system idle process' indicates over 90% almost constantly in my task manager? I've run 3 different ad/spy ware cleanup programs and my virus scan. This did not used to be like this and my system is very slow lately. I'm getting very frustrated. Thanks.

I had the topic 'too much stuff' last week and cleaned things up. It was running better and now it's not. I cleanup cookies and such each evening before I shut down for the night.
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system idle should be relatively high....that means your cpu has cycles to spare...not sure what you're asking....
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I thought maybe that was why my system was so slow. I never noticed the idle process number as being that high. Ok, thank you, I guess it's supposed to be that high. I'm just getting very frustrated. Something is bogging down my system and I cannot figure out what it is. It's not as slow as it was a week ago, but it is slower than usual. As I said before, I keep cleaning out the junk as often as possible. It'd be easier to get to the bottom of this if I could talk to someone in person. Right now I just don't have the extra cash to have someone come and look things over. Thanks for all your help.
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i see in your other thread that you had at least one malware infection (I didn't look that closely)

Did you ever follow the link in my singature, follow the instructions at the top, then post accordingly?
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I don't remember. At this point I've tried so many things. I will check that out now. Tks.
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If you are refering to the hijack this log, I did that. It was moved and now I can't find the thread. This is making me crazy. I have to leave it for today. I'll check back in tomorrow. thks
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