Article updated on November 12, 2007

Problem: Your computer is suddenly really slow.

This is a way to find the problem.


  1. Press and hold Ctrl + Alt + Delete
  2. Taskmanager starts
  3. Go to tab "Processes"
  4. Sort processes by clicking "CPU"
  5. The top process utilizes most cpu power.
    If it is 100% or almost 100% you might have a problem.
  6. Google the "problem"-process to find out more.