a few days ago I was trying to download a video player (vlc media player). I clicked "download" on a few pages that I was linked to before I got to the final "download" button that actually worked. I got it now, I installed it and it works.
I dint know if that matters at all but I thought I would share that just in case.
right before that I uninstalled a program or 2 that I never use... I don't remember which ones they err though.
a little after installing vlc media, the cpu jumped to 100% and would not stop. long story short, I found a host/service file was the reason so I found it and closed that program along with its dependant running programs.
that worked great. now the computer only uses the cpu like it normally would however, it's slow. it can't display hd videos without sputtering and simple Facebook games don't respond even half as fast as they did before.
I'm not too sure what to do from here other then did a recovery... any I ideas?