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System Interrupts?

Discussion in 'Software' started by HominSalem, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. HominSalem

    HominSalem Private E-2

    What is it & how do I fix It ???
  2. Goldenskull

    Goldenskull I can't follow the rules

    What you mean lol we need more then just two words What windows you running and what are your Specs
  3. HominSalem

    HominSalem Private E-2

    Thanks, I'm using Windows 7 W/ asus motherboard, i5 2500 CPU 16 gbits ram & a AMD Radion 6850 Graphics card. I'm getting a systems interrupt, Deferred procedure calls & hardware interrupts - It's using appr. 95% of one core - 22-23% of my CPU. ??
  4. Goldenskull

    Goldenskull I can't follow the rules

    Do you have any thing that is running continuously in the back round Anti virus malwarebytes Ect
  5. HominSalem

    HominSalem Private E-2

    Other than system programs, all I can think of is Norton.
  6. satrow

    satrow Major Geek Extraordinaire

    It's usually bad hardware or a bad driver causing 'lag', grabbing the CPU when it should be passing over to something useful ;)

    LatencyMon and Resource Manager (from the TaskMan/Performance tab or Start > Run > Perfmon) are useful for tracking down the cause of this.

    You have an ASUS 'board, uninstall any motherboard 'utilities' and check that your ATK0110 ACPI driver - if you have one - is later than 2005.
  7. HominSalem

    HominSalem Private E-2

    Thanks, Your tip about drivers seems to be where the problem was. I have all new hardware, so it was unlikely to be there. I have Driver Max Pro & appr. 20-25% of their driver downloads didn't work right. I guess I missed one! I used back-up to put all the originals back - seems to have solved it. Again, Thanks, Larry.

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