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    • in reply to: ‘System’ reports high CPU #2349109
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      Ignore the System Idle Process.

      Set Process Explorer to show the lower pane and .dlls (scan those for any that shouldn’t be installed or running). Highlight any high-CPU Process and select Properties to drill deeper into what’s using CPU in a fresh window.

      Check how much Kernel CPU activity there is in Taskman’s Performance/CPU graph – right-click inside the graph to enable Kernel times. These should be very low, otherwise the high kernel priority will overload most everything else, ~5% might feel laggy/dragging/sluggish, ~15% will kill almost all responsiveness.

      SystemPrperties

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      in reply to: Firefox 85 released #2338060
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      There’s a period of around 3 months of overlap when a new ESR is released, the ‘older’ but still current/updated/supported is Firefox ESR 78.7.0 released January 26, 2021.

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      in reply to: Freeware Spotlight – Immunet 7 #2337672
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      There’s a good chance you’ve found the culprit, now you’ll need to track down the trigger and lower the sensitivity/paranoia setting.

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      in reply to: Freeware Spotlight – Immunet 7 #2337598
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      You might want to check that your security isn’t set too high, no problems here with Pale Moon beta and Qualys rates it as a B with no cert. issues.

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      in reply to: Giving you the choice #2336712
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      Opting in or out changes the complete content of the bar, see the difference between the images I posted earlier.

      A Google cookie is only allowed to be set after you’ve made the choice – when you Opt-in, you get the gapro-optin cookie. Same for anons, logging out or clearing cookies, will reset the status.

      See also my earlier Post and images.

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      in reply to: Giving you the choice #2336656
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      The images I posted above were from Basilisk.

      in reply to: Giving you the choice #2336653
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      Opting in or out changes the complete content of the bar, see the difference between the images I posted earlier.

      A Google cookie is only allowed to be set after you’ve made the choice – when you Opt-in, you get the gapro-optin cookie. Same for anons, logging out or clearing cookies, will reset the status.

      in reply to: Giving you the choice #2336614
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      Anon. visitors can opt-out as well, we all get that option:

      Before:

      Cookies1

      After Opting out:

      Cookies2

      in reply to: Hard Drive at 100% usage #2336090
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      His status bar is there, showing free space and total capacity. But the figures don’t add up like ours.

      Sorry guys, I could have sworn there was no free space/total size showing on the taskbar – yet I do recall seeing the 90 failures flagged up there…

      The EN FAQs aren’t translated very accurately but I can only see the lack of Admin rights as being (partially) responsible for the disparity.

      in reply to: Giving you the choice #2336076
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      I suggest you clear the AW cookies.

      in reply to: Giving you the choice #2336074
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      FF 78.6.1 ESR and it’s on top, not logged in, my 3rd string browser.

      Primary browser Pale Moon, it’s on the top, partially hidden by my WP Bar. Until a few hours ago it had been at the bottom of the Pale Moon window – not at the bottom of any AW page.

      .

      in reply to: Hard Drive at 100% usage #2336070
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      There’s nothing to figure out, TreeSizeFree shows the free space % on hover or on the Taskbar, another example from my W7 started as Admin:

      FreeSpaceOnHover

      Maybe you can ascertain why the Taskbar doesn’t show for the OP, it maybe a W10 and Run as Admin thing?

      in reply to: Hard Drive at 100% usage #2336067
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      A 15w Skylake mobile i5 U-suffix CPU is going to be pretty weak, maybe roughly comparable to the slowest i3 desktop but hampered by less cache, lower RAM speed potential and probably slower iGPU throughput. I assume the 1TB drive is an hdd and probably 5,400 rpm, that’s going to contribute to the % disk usage too.

      How long are your Windows sessions, have you tried letting it ‘rest’ for a few hours to see if the disk usage eventually drops?

      Where do the driver updates originate from, MS, OEMs, 3rd party app/software?

      How about any common 3rd party software factors, what about security software?

      in reply to: Hard Drive at 100% usage #2336063
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      Do you ‘lose’ the errors when you start TreesizeFree as Admin?

      in reply to: Hard Drive at 100% usage #2335715
      satrow
      AskWoody MVP

      I doubt there’s another partition with that kind of allocation, this software majors on used space, started as Admin on W7 I see the actual drive size in the Status bar:

      TreesizeStatusBar

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