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Unread 19-02-2008, 08:52 AM   #1
Thomas Grassi
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IE7 CPU Usage very High

Everytime I use IE7 on my Windows XP Pro SP2 pc the cpu goes to 100% and IE
is using all it can why?

I disabled all the add ins I could

Deleted temp internet files
Deleted history

I have 1 GB of memory more than enough

Any ideas or suggestions?

Tom


 
Unread 19-02-2008, 08:52 AM   #2
Leonard Grey
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Re: IE7 CPU Usage very High

It's not unusual for software to use 100% of the CPU from time to time.
Depending on what the software is doing, it may use 100% of the CPU for
an extended time. The fact that Internet Explorer is using 100% of the
CPU, by itself, means little...it depends what Internet Explorer is doing.

If, in your opinion, Internet Explorer is idle, e.g., just sitting at
your home page (and your home page has no active content), yet it's
occupying 100% of the CPU, you should definitely suspect an infection.

Your firewall logs should show if IE is connecting to the internet and,
if so, the address(es) to which it is connecting.

---
Leonard Grey
Errare humanum est

Thomas Grassi wrote:
> Everytime I use IE7 on my Windows XP Pro SP2 pc the cpu goes to 100% and IE
> is using all it can why?
>
> I disabled all the add ins I could
>
> Deleted temp internet files
> Deleted history
>
> I have 1 GB of memory more than enough
>
> Any ideas or suggestions?
>
> Tom
>
>

 
Unread 19-02-2008, 08:54 AM   #3
PA Bear [MS MVP]
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Re: IE7 CPU Usage very High

What anti-virus application is installed? What anti-spyware applications
are installed? Are you using a firewall? (More than one firewall?)
=====================
1. Does this behavior persist if you start IE7 in No Add-ons mode? To start
IE7 in No Add-ons mode:

Right-click on the blue IE desktop icon and select Start without Add-ons; or

Start > (All) Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Internet Explorer (No
add-ons).

Troubleshooting and Internet Explorerís (No Add-ons) Mode:
http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/07/25/678113.aspx

2. Does the problem persist if you Reset IE7 Settings (RIES)?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737 <= Read before using!

3. If you uninstall (a) IE7 (which automatically returns you to IE6), (b)
all toolbars and (c) all third-party Windows Themes (including Window
Blinds) and do NOT reinstall IE7, does this behavior persist? If it does,
do NOT reinstall IE7.

Uninstalling IE7
http://www.ie-vista.com/kbase2.html

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 7:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927177

IE7 (Un)Installation and Anti-Malware Applications:
http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/200...lications.aspx

4. Required reading IMHO before reinstalling IE7:

Sandi's Installation Tips <= FOLLOW THESE TIPS TO THE LETTER!
http://www.ie-vista.com/known_issues.html#pre-install

[And I strongly recommend using
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/dow.../getitnow.mspx as the
installation source, not Automatic/Windows Update.]

Make *certain* that you check in at Windows Update immediately after
reinstalling IE7 to install any critical updates offered. If Optional
Updates category offers Root Certificates update, I recommend installing it
to take full advantage of IE7's additional security.
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
DTS-L http://dts-l.net/

Thomas Grassi wrote:
> Everytime I use IE7 on my Windows XP Pro SP2 pc the cpu goes to 100% and
> IE
> is using all it can why?
>
> I disabled all the add ins I could
>
> Deleted temp internet files
> Deleted history
>
> I have 1 GB of memory more than enough
>
> Any ideas or suggestions?
>
> Tom


 
 

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