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Old 10-15-2003, 04:47 AM   #1
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cpu utilization in windows xp too high...


i just got my dsl installed a few hours ago, and i was just wondering why my cpu utlization is too high... there is a certain service in the win xp task manager dllhost.exe which eats up to 99% of cpu processing...

as a result, i am experience a slow down specially when sounds are played... the sound becomes garbled and choppy. my mouse movement also becomes sluggish... and my display works as if i am not running a titanium...

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by the way, i do not have iis installed...
Old 10-15-2003, 04:48 AM   #2
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have you run an "up-to-date" virus scanner?
Old 10-15-2003, 05:56 AM   #3
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Give it a scan with this:

It'll pick up anything you may have and if it can't clean it you'll be pointed to a tool that will.
Old 10-15-2003, 07:23 AM   #4
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Given the fact that this is, I felt obliged to
mention the obvious.....
Q. have you run an "up-to-date" virus scanner?
A. It said 'Windows XP' found please remove



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