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by mopscare42 / November 21, 2006 12:36 AM PST

I noticed that my computer is using 50% of CPU with nothing visable running.
I went into task manager and found "pcdsmartmon" is using the 50%
I have went to Google and Microsoft and can't find it or what it does and can it be stopped without causing other problems.
Any advise would be much appreciated.

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as google might say, did you mean
by jonah jones / November 21, 2006 1:28 AM PST
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Found the problem.
by mopscare42 / November 21, 2006 4:38 AM PST
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Went to the HP web site and found the "pcdsmartmon" is part of the PC Doctor 5 that comes on HP computers.
I ended the program in task manager and removed it in msconfig startup and now all is well again.

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