task manager

Forum discussion tagged with task manager.
  1. AntiSipater

    Question PC boots to black screen

    Computer boots to black screen on startup, have to restart multiple times (around 4-5 times) to actually get it working, except for the apps that open on startup like my AntiVirus and Asus GPU Tweak rest of the screen behind is black, I can press Alt + Ctrl + Del to open Task Manager still the...
  2. N

    [SOLVED] Randomly Appearing Startup file TVMON?

    hi my guys, anyone know what this TVMON file is? I read up that's a part of Canons files but I have never installed Canon or any photo based/printer based software prior - on top of that it seemingly appears and disappears in my task manager start up tab and cannot find it anywhere on my PC or...
  3. Y

    Question how to disable / remove unnecessary programs in windows 7

    hey, as seen in the title, and additional to that how do i know if a program is important or not in the task manager?
  4. Question System interrupts at 100% cpu usage for no reason?

    Hello, I'm new to the forums and I hope this is the right place for this question. I found similar problems mentioned online but none of the solutions worked so far. I have been having some CPU usage problems with my PC lately. It first began with random web browser crashes which has never...
  5. H

    [SOLVED] Task manager reads GPU memory wrong

    Hi. I noticed something strange today in task manager. I noticed that in the GPU heading it says "GPU Memory 1.5/8GB". I have an MSI Gaming X RX570 which has 4GB of memory so I was wondering if someone could tell me why that is? It also says "Dedicate GPU Memory 1.4/4GB" and "Shared GPU...
  6. Keegoo

    Question High RAM usage for no reason (IDLE)

    Hi. a few weeks ago my RAM usage went way up and I have done everything I know to get it down but I can't. Stays at around 60% to 80% usage but the task manager shows nothing using it. I have 8GB of Corsair DDR4 RAM. I will attach a few pictures of the task manager and poolmon. If anyone can...
  7. nickbeef

    Question How to identify what program is accessing a disk?

    I am trying to transfer large amounts of data across hard drives - like terabytes of data, so it takes most of a day to transfer. I use TeraCopy for the transfer, so I can see exactly the rate at which the date is transferring. I sometimes see that the date rate has throttled down, so I just...
  8. N

    [SOLVED] Wifi dropping out (New PC Build)

    Hey guys, I've just last week built this new pc and been having this issue where my wifi keeps dropping off for like 5/10 seconds every so often. I'll be playing a game or on a discord call and the call will go silent for that time and i'll disconnect from game servers. Now the weird thing is...
  9. twgamerbuilder

    GPU displaying video but not being detected

    I built a system for my friend and it turns on and runs fine, displays video through the gpu (rx 580) but the rx 580 isnt being detected. It doesnt show in task manager and it only shows in device manager with an yellow exclamation next to it. I installed the AMD drivers and upon finishing...
  10. Equale24

    [SOLVED] How to check my RAM' MAX SPEED?

    Hi, I have corsair vengeance DDR4 3200mhz RAM (or at least what does it say on it). But on the TASK MANAGER RAM SPEED says 2133mhz. Why is that? Does that mean it is fake ram or sth?
  11. B

    Question weird issue with an rtx 2060 and ryzen 5 3600

    so first of all its not my problem its my friend today while he was playing gears 5 and from nowhere gpu usage started to drop to 40% didn't go any higher than that and fps from 150 to 50 constantly i asked him to open up screen share on discord i asked him to open task manager so i can see...
  12. T

    Question Too many Service Host processes

    Hello, I have been playing on my pc R6S and been having micro stutters after roughly 2 hours of gameplay that look like low fps even though my fps counter shows more than 70 when the stutters happen and they look like 20 fps. I've been noticing tons of Service Host Processes in my task manager...
  13. David Acosta

    Question Does anyone knows why all my processes are at 0%?

    This is a problem that has constantly poping up since i got my new computer, thing is out of nowhere my pc decides to give up, videos stop dead on their tracks, i cant write anything, programs dont load, on the task manager all the processes appear to be at 0%, my only option is to restart, but...
  14. editor1

    Question Task manager's performance view is stating different than processes view

    Hi all After afk'n my vm that runs vpn and seeding. I have its ram set to 1,2,3 or 4 I have tested. My host Task manager's performance view is stating my memory is up at 9-9.3 gb used. My idle host is usually 2.3-3 gb without the VM up and running vpn/seeding. I have tested it.. if the vm is...
  15. E

    [SOLVED] Do I need SSD upgrade?

    Hello my hard drive processing data at all time high 100% when i don't have anything open or opened Corel Draw program? Do i need an SSD to boost speed? Thanks View: https://imgur.com/PsLpyge View: https://imgur.com/zBi7MWY
  16. L

    [SOLVED] Task Manager is not showing actual no. of cores.

    I have Amd FX4300.It has 4cores and 4threads.But the Task manager is only showing 2cores and 4logical threads.But when i check in CPUZ it says 4cores and 4threads.But when i do a benchmark on cinebench r15 it also says 2cores and 4 threads.But i also have changed from msconfig to max no. of...
  17. C

    [SOLVED] CPU runs at 100% sometimes for no reason

    Hi, I've had my 8700k for over a year now. This issue has only risen recently. Now and again, the operation of windows will slow to a crawl, with lots of input lag and delay. I will check my task manager, and my CPU will be at 100%. There will either be a "system interrupts" task using 100% of...
  18. clancefergie_

    Question suspicious things in Task Manager

    Recently I looked into my Task Manager to find two applications called "YourPhone.exe" and some program named "腾讯手游助手" I know its a virus or something so I don't want to touch the two programs at all. What exactly are these things and how do I remove them? I don't want to fiddle with it at all...
  19. G

    [SOLVED] Tasks Abruptly Go Into Background

    Ok, so I am using my PC for gaming, keeping task manager open and all to keep an eye on how it's performing, but then abruptly, it registers everything open except itself as background tasks, even spreading out certain grouped programs, and also slowing down said programs quite a lot. After some...
  20. mutatiohn

    [SOLVED] Slow Network Speed when Gaming but not Anything Else

    I'm having an issue with my network speed where I have extremely low speeds when I play any game but my speeds are normal when streaming videos and browsing. In my task manager my network speed doesn't go higher than .5 Mbps when playing games but when I open 5 tabs on a browser all playing...
  21. A

    Question Ram usage spikes to 99% then locks up pc, when practically doing nothing.

    Alright fellas i need help with an issue that has stumped me. I bought new ram like 2 weeks ago, 16gb corsair vengeance 2400mhz. Works perfect, i game with absolutely no issues. Past couple days i've been having some lockup issues. I'll be browsing chrome, watching something on VLC and then...
  22. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] Why is it that when I open my task manager I see my cpu usage drop a lot ?

    Any advice would be helpful. Precisely a way to stop the issue would be ideal. Thanks
  23. L

    [SOLVED] Task manager shows CPU usage at 100%

    Hi, I'm dealing with a frustrating problem with my Task Manager. Sometimes it shows that my CPU is running at 100% even though it is not true, as MSI Afterburner clearly shows usage in range between 20-50%. Sometimes when that happens, my PC starts to lag like crazy and becomes unusable. I...
  24. D

    Question Task Manager says System is taking up all of my Disk, saving files causes it to freeze / or take forever

    Hi! My computer has been slow for a few months now. For me, when I'm on a browser or a game I don't have any issues. It's opening things that seems to make it just stall forever. For example, if I go to save an image from the web onto my computer, right click -> save image as? It will open...
  25. A

    [SOLVED] Troubleshooting Ram Bought 2 of the same stick to go to 4 and Freq/not being recognized?

    View: https://imgur.com/a/RABG28k and the freq seemed to drop to 1866 when I had it set to 2933mhz. View: https://imgur.com/a/oBM6P7H - cpu z View: https://imgur.com/a/riM2aqW - dxdiag View: https://imgur.com/a/dO5KQvG - bios I also checked all the part numbers on cpu-z View...
  26. Sebastien pham

    [SOLVED] Can't open any applications on my desktop

    Hey having trouble with my pc. After installing synapse software. I am unable to open any icons or am able to go to the start menu. Here are a few things that I did. 1. Task manager > windows explorer > restart 2. Powershell > sfc /scanner > dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth 3...
  27. thenesremake

    Question Why does Task Manager seem to think I have much less RAM than I should?

    Upon checking Task Manager to troubleshoot issues with hardware, I checked the value of RAM being used by a process and checked the percent as well. Google Chrome appeared to be using 505 MB of RAM, and when I switched the value type from Values to Percents, Task Manager read Google Chrome as...
  28. I

    [SOLVED] VERY HIGH POWER USAGE - RARE PROBLEM - Application using more power supply than it normally should?

    As I have been looking to find my problem I have seen a few cases of people having a game uses a lot of power and the game lags because of it including some that are very good pcs. ex. ( https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/very-high-power-usage-windows-10-help-fix.3543186/ ) I have a 500W...
  29. Karim2001

    Question Cpu stuck at 100%

    I just upgraded my computer to windows 10 and my CPU usage in task manager is stuck at 100% i cant just end any specific process to lower the usage since the process using most of the CPU are random and most of the time its task manager itself i tried many times to fix it but couldn't so does...
  30. KosmicFatez

    Question Cpu at 100% then goes down everytime I open task manager

    So my cpu is always at 100% everytime I open task manager and goes back down to noraml %. Heres a video showing what I mean View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJdxHpYOMFE Please help, I dont know if this is bad or not.
  31. Quietlee

    Question Please help me solve this problem :(

    Hi everyone, I'm at a loss of how to fix this problem, I can usually solve any pc issues I come across but this one I can't get rid of for the life of me. It started randomly a few months ago and as far as I know I didn't install anything new or have any major software changes. The problem I am...
  32. AEX19629

    Question VERY HIGH POWER USAGE - Windows 10 - HELP FIX

    There's seems to be some problem with the power usage status on task manager. This has happened recently and has not happened before. All the components are around a month old, and I believe it may have happened after I did a windows update. I don't think it can be the PSU's problem since it is...
  33. Nast666

    Question What is this startup item?

    The startup item " Scanner and DCssupport " with the description " Provides image acquisition services for scanners and cameras " doesn't show in the Windows 10 task manager Startup tab, but will show up in my Advanced SystemCare RC Pro system summary under startup items. I want to uninstall...
  34. Question High CPU usage on task manager startup

    I've recently noticed that when I open task manager the initial CPU usage is upwards of 80% and even 100% at times then it quickly shoots down to the normal level of around >10% when idle. This got me a little suspicious as I've never noticed it doing this before and found out this is typical...
  35. B

    [SOLVED] Multiple program that running in task manager but it's only 1 program opened

    As by the title i had a problem with this and i don't know how to fix it, i have tried uninstalled the program that opens alot of task and it's still not working (long story short, my pc accidently get infected with a virus and i did a clean scan using malwarebytes) and here is the pic. (Program...
  36. K

    Question Task manager going crazy

    Hey, I noticed a weird problem with my task manager. When I move files from my hard drive to a portable disk, my CPU jumps to 100%. That wouldn't be so weird, but the processes that are mostly using the CPU are. A while after I start moving the files, processes such as Firefox, Photos, etc...
  37. Question Windows 10 task manager improper frequency readings

    BEFORE I START: I have posted on multiple tech sites already, got no useful answers, let alone getting "HAHAUSELINUX"-ed. Basically, I've recently bought an Intel Core i7 2700k (Sandy Bridge-DT) system (Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2PV rev 2.2 motherboard, and a Gigabyte GTX 980 Windforce graphics card)...
  38. ToxicThing

    Question Explorer.exe not starting on start-up

    Okay, I've been having this problem for a while now. I don't know when it started exactly, but it's very frustrating. The thing is, when I log-in into my account, I get black screen and cmd open. I type "exit" into cmd, then ctrl+alt+del and get into task manager. From there, I manually open...
  39. C

    [SOLVED] What does 'Used Slots' (RAM) mean in Task Manager?

    Hi guys, hope you will answer this quick question of mine. I'm on an ASUS Vivobook (model number X510UF) and I've been wanting to upgrade the RAM (it's 4GB currently). I saw this in task manager.; CLICK HERE TO VIEW SCREENSHOT So what does 'Slots used' mean? Does it mean that my motherboard...
  40. L

    Question Disabling startup apps on windows 10

    I have latest version of windows 10. Haven't had any contact with win10 before can't figure out how to disable apps from launching on startup. I have already tried: 1)from task manager startup tab(but it doesn't show any apps i want to disable) 2)msconfig(system configurations) same as task...