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I have Windows 7 and I have 100% cpu usage. How do I fix it?

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I have Windows 7 and I have 100% cpu usage. How do I fix it?
JA: What kind of computer do you have?
Customer: I have a Toshiba Laptop.
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else you want the computer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: that is it. I have been a computer programmer for 30 years so I like to be productive.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Viet - Computer Tech replied 10 months ago.


I'm sorry about the issue. When did this issue first occur?

Do you know which programs / processes are taking lots of cpu usage?

Can we do a remote support session, so I can troubleshoot the issue directly on your computer together with you?
Please reply at the box below. Thank you,

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No thank you!
Expert:  Cody replied 10 months ago.

Open task manager and sort cpu by percentage, what's taking up everything?