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laptop death? Harddrive / motherboard / processor?

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Well basically i have a laptop that used to work perfectly fine and now has gotten to the point where it is unusable. i have managed (after hours of slaving) to get all the information off that was important.

The problem is the CPU is constantly maxed out at a 100% (few minor dips out bit otherwise constant)
Also Kernel Times is maxed out.

I have uninstalled practicably everything and turned off all the crap that was starting up when the computer starts. i have run TFC and the anti virus things which found nothing. so i'm pretty sure its a hardware problem. i have booted from a linux cd and that showed a improvement in performance but wasn't what it use to be. I would carry on using Linux i just can not access the internet when using it.

Well my question is how can i determine what hardware is causing the problem or is there anything else i can try to diagnose the problem with?

any help with be greatly appreciated!

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Download & run this it will tell you what your system is up to;
For a quick analysis go into the tools tab & use the computer maintainance
section, there is plenty to go at including hardware & software diagnosis.
Hope it helps & let us know how it goes.
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