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DPC Latency Question

by Wirbelwind0 / February 6, 2011 5:58 AM PST

Ok, Im new to computers and I was wondering why my dpc count is spiking towards 1000 us. I had my computer for like a month and 1 weeks. Are there any suggestions?

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by Wirbelwind0 / February 6, 2011 6:00 AM PST
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sorry, forgot the specs XD

service tag
product name Presario V6700 Notebook PC
product number GP241AV
Serial Number CNF8192QMD

operating system
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
version 5.1.2600
PID 76487-OEM-0011903-00101
service pack 3.0
language 1033

System Information
BIOS version F.59
Help and Support version 4.4.0002

Support Phone Number
Select your present location

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7250 @ 2.00GHz
version x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
current speed 2000 MHz
cache size 2048 KB

Maximum capacity 4.00 GB
Installed memory 2.00 GB
Memory Slot 1 1.00 GB
Memory Slot 2 1.00 GB

hard drive
total capacity: 614.79 GB
sum of hard disks ( C: D: F: )

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There are several problems with your Question.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2011 7:16 AM PST
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by Wirbelwind0 / February 6, 2011 2:29 PM PST

Well, I was on the web and everything started to sound weird. I checked and saw the dpc spike up to 35-65% CPU. A little afterwards, any antivirus I instal wouldn't update. I thought there might be some confliction between drivers causing my comp to act wierd.

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Now that's interesting.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2011 2:40 PM PST
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"any antivirus I instal wouldn't update" tells the forum far more about issues than any DPC spike.

While some antivirus won't update if an an account in less than an administrator, I can't use "DPC" as a clue what's wrong here.

And with only the clues so far I'm left to think this is just more malware or trojans or another damaged OS. Please try Grif's advice at;msg5070551


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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2011 2:42 PM PST
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I see you are cross posting in the CNET Newbies forum.

To avoid duplication of effort, let's lock this discussion.

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