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 134 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. kajabla a b à CPUs June 19, 2011 10:48:45 PM Virus, perhaps. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hd 6770 atx 450w psu Forum Small pc with atom cpu, or full blown with phenom Forum [Solved] CPU overclock or SLI'd GTX 570s? Forum [Solved] CPU running too hot. What is to blame? Forum CPU decision Forum [Solved] Can I use this PSU with HD 6970 card and my pc? Forum Building a 1U server with an i7-2600K Forum Asus Ul80jt-A1 CPU upgrade? Forum System Locking Up Because of CPU or GPU Forum 6gb ram memory compatible with AMD X4 955 Black Edition? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !