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The Guide to CPU Usage

cpu usageFeel like your computer is running a bit slow? It might be because you are overloading your CPU, or central processing unit. This guide will give you a rundown on what sorts of programs hog your CPU, advice and how-to's to help you monitor and manage your CPU usage, and how to you can lower the strain you put on your processor. Following the advice here will help your computer run better! If you are using a laptop it will also help you save battery life allowing your computer to run longer and faster. Be sure to be on top of your computer's performance!

Latest Articles on Cpu Usage
Improve the Processing Efficiency of Firefox With These Recommendations

Find out why Firefox uses so much CPU and learn how to reduce the web browser's processing requirements. Also, discover the location of CPU usage information for programs and applications...

How to Monitor CPU Usage Across Network Boundaries

One of the best PC performance indicators is CPU usage. Here is how to monitor CPU usage across network boundaries even if you have lots of computers to oversee....

What to Do if Internet Explorer Uses Up the Whole CPU

Many feel IE uses a lot of CPU power, but there is always scope to reduce resource consumption. This article offers tips that help you in using Internet Explorer without placing much...

Symptoms, Causes, and Fixes: Unusual CPU Usage

Wondering why your CPU usage dips then spikes? What could be causing abnormal CPU usage? Find out symptoms of unusual CPU usage, possible causes, and fixes in this article....

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    How To Lower a Computer's CPU Usage

    Learn how to lower a computer’s CPU usage by ending processes using a large amount of CPU with your task manager, closing hidden long-running applications in the system tray, and stopping programs...

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    What to Do if Internet Explorer Uses Up the Whole CPU

    Many feel IE uses a lot of CPU power, but there is always scope to reduce resource consumption. This article offers tips that help you in using Internet Explorer without placing much load on your computer...

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    Improve the Processing Efficiency of Firefox With These Recommendations

    Find out why Firefox uses so much CPU and learn how to reduce the web browser's processing requirements. Also, discover the location of CPU usage information for programs and applications on the computer...

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    Is Internet Surfing Maxing Out Your CPU?

    Surfing the Internet should be easy right? Not when it overloads your system and threatens to crash it. Discover why surfing might max out your processor and what to do if it does....

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    What Causes Windows Media Player to Run Slowly?

    It can be frustrating for users who use Media Player to discover that its CPU is being completely drained simply because the program is in use. Read on to find out what could be causing these slowdowns...

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