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. It's not very likely imo but it could be one of those viruses which uses your computer to mine cryptocurrency for the creator of the virus. That type of virus would certainly use a lot of your CPU resources in order to run the mining algorithms. If you do end up finding a solution let us know because I'm interested in what is causing it.
processhacker.sourceforge.net... this will let you see what is using your resources.
Ccleaner has a free version that works pretty good at getting a junk files and registry errors. It does however reset something with Microsoft SE making program think it hasn't had a recent scan and recommends you do one after running ccleaner.
I wouldn`t past out the idea of a 3rp party being involved, you are a mod on ATS.edit on 19-1-2014 by StratosFear because: (no reason given)
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The reason I say it's unlikely is because he has scanned his system with several virus scanners which have a very low chance of missing it.
If you would like to record the CPU history that it located in your log, start by logging into your Windows account as an administrator. Click on the start button and type perfmon into the search box and hit enter. Next, select the monitoring tools option and then click on the option called Performance Monitor. Click on add and then CPU. Once you click ok, your CPU will be monitored.
Just type perfmon into Start > Run and press enter. When the Performance window is open, click on the + sign to add new counters to the graph. The counters are different aspects of how your PC works and are grouped by similarity into groups called "Performance Object".
For your questions, you can choose the "Process", "Memory" and "Processor" performance objects. You then can see these counters in real time
You can also specify the utility to save the performance data for your inspection later. To do this, select "Performance Logs and Alerts" in the left-hand panel. (It's right under the System Monitor console which provides us with the above mentioned counters. If it is not there, click "File" > "Add/remove snap-in", click Add and select "Performance Logs and Alerts" in the list".) From the "Performance Logs and Alerts", create a new monitoring configuration under "Counter Logs". Then you can add the counters, specify the sampling rate, the log format (binary or plain text) and log location.