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HP Device Monitor takes 130pct of cpu & 800mb of ram while

by hankh555 / August 30, 2012 2:33 AM PDT

HP inkjet 3054 with mac snow leopard 10.6.8
is there a fix for my computer sucking up all this CPU when idle?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 30, 2012 9:19 AM PDT

I think I've heard that complaint before. Head to HP and see if they have a new version. But what good is this device monitor? I dumped these a while ago because they did so little.

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by hankh555 / August 30, 2012 10:19 PM PDT
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Thanks for your response, at the moment I am shutting down the computer once a week and the cpu starts over again from zero, i have read a thread that the new software update from HP has a problem that the scanner doesnt work with the update.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 31, 2012 1:09 AM PDT
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Sorry but if you look, you will find someone that has an issue with anything.

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