CPU surging from 40% to 100% with no programs running Tags: CPUs Windows 7 Gateway Last response: June 20, 2011 2:47 AM in CPUs Share Wilbur_11 June 19, 2011 12:32:17 PM Hello, My Gateway CPU surges from 40% to 100% constantly with no programs running. I am using Windows 7. More about : cpu surging 100 programs running popatim a c 147 à CPUs a b $ Windows 7 June 19, 2011 8:34:37 PM you never have 'no programs running' Open task manager and be sure to select show processes from all users. Hijack this is also a very good tool to see whats running. m 0 l kajabla a b à CPUs June 19, 2011 10:48:45 PM Virus, perhaps. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer christop a b à CPUs June 20, 2011 2:47:53 AM That is normal look at processes instead of applications in task manager. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Why does my cpu run at 100 without any programs running? Forum SolvedBattlefield 4 Gpu Low Load 40% Cpu usage 100% Forum SolvedJust Purchased an AMD FX(tm)-8350 4.0GHz CPU and It's Running at 2.8GHz. Help! Forum SolvedCpu Running at 90-100c?? Forum SolvedSo my cpu was running a little hotter than I wanted to so I replaced the stock thermal paste but now the cpu is a constant 100 Forum i7 - 2600 CPU (3.40 GHz ...) 100% with lower requirements software Forum SolvedCPU not running at 100% Forum My CPU Usage is ridiculously high(65%-90%), even when i'm not running any applications or programs! Someone Help me, please! Forum SolvedCan it all fit inside | Is it all compatible | Can it run games like crysis 3, bf 4 and such at 40+, if i overclock gpu nd cpu Forum SolvedCPU Fans running at 100%. Cannot change Forum SolvedMy cpu is running at 100 degrees + Forum Random CPU Spikes even when nothing beside core windows programs are running Forum SolvedMy CPU is running on 100% when idle ( not the same problem as previuos threads here ) Forum Upgraded RAM now CPU is running at or close to 100% Forum SolvedCPU Usage spikes to 100% when opening any program Forum Stock settings CPU is running at 100 degrees C Forum Solvedcpu usage and physical memory both are above 80 % but none of the program are running how i fix it Forum CPU running hot although I have h100i Forum HELP! CPU goes 100% when i play games or when i open many programs and strange noise starts Forum CPU is using 100% but nothing is running. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !