Explorer exe takes 100% cpu usage ? Tags: Video CPUs Explorer Windows 7 Last response: July 1, 2012 8:11 AM in Windows 7 Share nikhil9822 June 8, 2012 3:39:03 PM Whenever i am opening videos folder, my cpu usage goes to 100% and out of that 98% is for explorer.exe......... More about : explorer exe takes 100 cpu usage samuelspark a b à CPUs June 8, 2012 3:40:21 PM Which CPU? m 0 l willard a b à CPUs June 8, 2012 3:48:06 PM Sounds like you've got a dog slow CPU that's thrashing when building thumbnails. Luckily, you can disable thumbnails. If you post which OS you're using, we can tell you how. m 0 l Related resources Multiple explorer.exe's cpu usage 100% when connected to network - Forum windows7 100% cpu usage explorer.exe - Forum Explorer.exe takes 100% of CPU someites? Possible fix? - Forum Explorer.exe 100% cpu usage from startup. - Forum Explorer.exe 100% cpu usage from startup. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer djscribbles a b $ Windows 7 June 8, 2012 3:55:30 PM I would expect it's because you have a single core cpu. If you update your computer with a dual core it should cap at 50% I would think. m 0 l Shinseina June 8, 2012 4:00:44 PM Ctrl+Alt+Delete --> Resource Manager --> Performance --> Resource Monitor Please take a screenshot of your resource monitor and post it. This will give us an idea of what service is causing the massive amount of cpu resource. m 0 l sanddra July 1, 2012 8:11:31 AM i have the same problem.. please help... http://cl.ly/0P0q3y062N0I3O3F2b3K m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Iexplorer.exe is taking 100% of CPU usage Forum SolvedConstant 100% CPU usage on idle (period_search_10210_windows_x86_64sse3.exe) Forum Solved%100 cpu usage lsm.exe Forum Explorer.exe Using 100% CPU. Virus? Forum remove virus causing explorer.exe to use 100% CPU Forum (windows) explorer.exe uses 100% CPU Forum EXPLORER.EXE at 100% CPU ? Forum All Program Menu causes explorer.exe to go to 100% Cpu Forum Ntvdm.exe (3 instances, process manager 100% cpu usage) Forum Winlogon.exe 100%%cpu usage help Forum FireWire card causes 100% CPU usage in Svchost.exe Forum i explore.exe uses 100% cpu ie8 xp on facebook and xfinity mail Forum explorer.exe taking up 98% or cpu...? Forum Conhost.exe is in hundreds and taking up 100% of my CPU. Forum HELP!! spoolsv.exe taking 100% CPU! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !