Excessive CPU Use After Windows Vista® SP2 Upgrade
What are the reasons for excessive CPU usage after installing Microsoft® Windows Vista® SP2?
The Microsoft® Windows Vista® Service Pack 2 is a service pack which can be applied to any version of Windows Vista®. The SP2 will update all your system patches. Windows Vista® SP2 offers security holes to protect your system from malware. The SP2 can be used in any system and does not need any Internet connection to download. You can download the SP2 using a CD or DVD. The SP2 provides improved manageability and system performance to you. You might need to upgrade to Windows Vista® SP2 to improve the performance of your system. But, you might feel slow computer performance after the upgrade of Windows Vista® SP2. The Internet connection might work slowly. You might feel excessive hard disk activity. The overall performance of the system might get slow after the upgrade. It is because the upgraded Windows Vista® SP2 uses excessive CPU. There are many reasons for this problem. The SP2 requires more space to run. You might not have enough space in your memory. The malware attacks might have infected the system. Corrupted or outdated drivers might harm your Windows Vista® SP2.
You can resolve these issues by following some tips. The tips are:
- Multiple CPU
- Scan virus
- Run task manager
Microsoft® Windows Vista® SP2 needs more space to run. You can resolve this problem by using multiple CPU. The SP2 also requires some more features. It requires more than one physical socket in your system. It requires multiple core-designs. The SP2 also requires multiple logical threads. You can use Intel® Hyper-Threading technology for Windows Vista® SP2.
You might see your system working slowly after the upgrade of Microsoft® Windows Vista® SP2. This might be sometimes because of malware infections. You can solve this problem by removing malware from your system. You have to perform scheduled scan on your system for any possible malware.
You might find that the CPU is completely being used by the upgraded Microsoft® Windows Vista® SP2. You might not be able to process other tasks with your system. The final way to solve this problem is to end the task. You can do this with the help of Task Manger. You have to click ‘Ctrl, Alt and Delete’ keys together. You should then click on the CPU header on the Task Manager. The process using the largest CPU space will be displayed on the top of the list. Select the task and click the End Task button to end the task being performed by Windows Vista® SP2.