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Ant Gamble

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Re: DAW using 15% CPU while idle??
      31/01/13 12:41 PM
To point you in the right direction, use 'task manager' to monitor the active 'processes' and determine which one is loading your CPU.

Press 'Ctrl-Alt-Del' together and click the link to start it, then view the 'processes' tab. It might be a good idea to use the 'view' menu to add 'I/O' columns because it could be that some sort of regular disk access is causing the spikes.

You mention there's not anti-virus - I assume you've not connected this machine to the internet at all in order to prevent infection (it could be a virus causing the issue).

And finally, there may be anti-malware running. Although you may not have installed any, Windows 7 comes with it's own inbuilt protection. Check the 'Windows Defender' options in control panel.


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