How to Resolve High CPU Usage of Windows® 7
Get to know more about resolving high CPU usage of Windows 7
Windows 7 Operating System is the latest operating system with advanced driver support and impressive features. It comes with different version, and mainly Windows 7 Home Premium, Ultimate and Professional. It has several advanced features that consist of extended facility. Windows 7 might face with the issue of high CPU usage and as result your computer can become a little slow to respond at times. The CPU is Central Processing Unit. All the activities in your computer is controlled and coordinated by the CPU. If your computer makes use of the maximum of the CPU, then it cannot perform to the expected level. There are many reasons for the high CPU Usage in your computer. Main reasons for this issue are the presence of viruses or other security threats. Virus could create concurrent processes and this would increase the CPU usage. Applications that need more CPU usage could increase the usage%. The older programs that are used in our computer is another reasons for the CPU usage. As older the programs, the usage of CPU is also high. The hard disk issues might be the causes for the problem in the computer CPU usage.
Here are the details relating to the reasons for 100 percentage of CPU usage of Windows 7 and tips to solve the issue:
- Check for the latest version of programs
- Use Anti-virus software
- Check the hard disk
Check for the latest version of programs
To solve the problem of high CPU usage, you need to check the programs in your computer. If the programs are outdated then you need to upgrade them to the newer version. Only the latest version of programs will make moderate use of CPU. If not, the older versions could utilize the CPU in the utmost level. So you must have to take a thorough check of the versions of the programs.
Use Anti-virus software
As viruses are the main factor that leads to the maximum CPU usage, you have to use efficient anti-virus software in your computer. Effective security software could offer protection to your computer. Thus they could make all the programs and applications free from the security threats.
Another way to solve the issues with CPU is to check the hard disk of the computer. The hard disk of the computer gets corrupted due to many reasons. The errors in the disk and the disk fragmentation are another reason for the issues in the hard disk. The hard disk also gets affected if the disk gets overloaded by unwanted files or temporary files. So it is important for the user to make the hard disk error free.
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