Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Possible Duplicate:
High CPU usage by the “system” process

I have a PC with Windows Server2008-r2 and in the proccess list the proccess System.exe consumes a lot of CPU constantly. Can you help me?

share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by Graham Wager, 8088, Tanner Faulkner, TFM, ChrisF Feb 4 '13 at 21:04

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Does it actually say System.exe or just System? What PID does this process have? – grawity Mar 1 '12 at 13:09
Is System, and it has PID 4 – user117177 Mar 1 '12 at 14:23
PID 4 represents the Windows NT kernel, not a userspace process. High CPU use might be caused by a buggy device driver. – grawity Mar 1 '12 at 15:23
As this is a different OS version (Win 8 and Win Server 2008 aren't the same) @GrahamWager I'm not so sure this is a dupe. – KronoS Feb 4 '13 at 18:59

Check out Process Explorer from Microsoft Technet. It reveals a welath of information on a process and associated DLLs

share|improve this answer
I have done it but the subproccess of System doesn´t use any resources of CPU. it seems that Thread that consumes CPU is ntoskrnl.exe. This has a solution? – user117177 Mar 1 '12 at 14:27

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .