By crikey it WAS windows updater!
Serched for 'services' in the windows browser and entered the programme, scrolled down the list of services and disabled windows updater.
Waddya know, my cpu usage right now whilst typing this is a tiny 6%..!!!!!!
Um compsullutions - you missed the paost above your's where I stated - I FIXED THE PROBLEM AND IT WASN'T A VIRUS?
LDJS wrote:Because it spends recources constantly communicating with microsfot update site and searching for updates and preparing to ready for download. Search takes up memory recourses by constantly readying to index, indexing and re-indexing file indexes etc. Neither service is really neccesary for the casual user.
LDJS wrote:No, it isn't if the user already has a decent anti malware and spyware programme running.
But i guess you know everything huh?
They are proposing I have a virus.
Still sounds like a virus to me, but if you're convinced...
32bit windows or 64 bit?
I'd probably start with reinstalling Windows Update
Then removing the current virus sofware you use (Avast), and using Windows Defender, which is lighter, and better.
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