Cpu usage spikes 100 Tags: Hewlett Packard CPUs Windows 7 Last response: August 22, 2010 12:40 AM in Windows 7 Share Anonymous a b à CPUs a b $ Windows 7 August 21, 2010 6:38:59 PM Hello, When i use my usb modem on my hp 620 laptop the cpu runs at 100% all the time. Is there someone who can help me fix this. If i look under task maneger it is the mobile connect program that does this but it doesnt do that on my pc. More about : cpu usage spikes 100 sminlal a b à CPUs a c 209 $ Windows 7 August 21, 2010 7:09:27 PM When you say "USB Modem", is this something you plug into a USB port or is there a phone jack right on the notebook itself? Some laptops have software modems which require a lot of CPU when in use. edmond419 August 22, 2010 12:40:38 AM uh...he is referring to a USB mobile broadband it is a USB device that lets you go on the internet but it connects to the internet the way that mobile phones does -- 3G, so it means you can use it virtually anywhere, as if you're using a phone.. But I myself don't know why...I also use USB mobile broadband and it doesn't do that to me.. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources CPU usage spikes to 100 percent, why? Forum CPU usage spikes Forum CPU Usage Spikes Forum ~ 100 % CPU Spikes in TERA Online Forum Quick Core 2 Duo T8100 CPU has 100 % spikes on old game Forum Random 100 % disk usage causing lag spikes Forum Why does my cpu usage spike to 100 Forum 100 % CPU usage in windows xp sp3 Forum CPU 100 % Usage Forum CPU utilization drops and freeze spikes Forum CPU Spikes With Any Screen Movement Forum Sudden spikes in drive usage Forum CPU usage for BF3 100 % FX - 4100 Forum GTX 560 Ti High usage spikes | Faulty? Forum "Reboot and select Proper boot device" Forum 32bit apps under Win 7 x64 - CPU impact? Forum [Solved] Windows 7 can't identify my CPU details Forum Looking for software for my new computer to monitor Fan speed and CPU Forum CPU Hog Forum [Solved] Fake CPU Failure warning Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !