Forgive my ignorance on this, but do I need to be concerned about this and do something specifically to lower the CPU usage? Thank you for answering
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Hello easylearningweb, Yes, you have been most helpful! I appreciate you leaving a detailed answer, which explains so much. Thank you!!!
Wow, ChristinS, thank you for the detailed answer. I am clueless as to all of that, but I will check all of this out, as I am sure there is most likely a lot running in the background.
Also, what kind of laptop/op sys are you using?
Hi Genna, I sure am running the Norton anti-virus. I have a Lenovo and using Windows 8.1 op system.
I would first run the steps that the commenters have suggested. I have heard complaints from other Norton users that it can be a bit of a memory hog at times. It can run background tasks while you are browsing or using other programs. Win 8.1 is a
Thank you so much, Genna! I wish HP would allow more room for all to answer. I am sorry your answer was cut short. Hugs
Faith... Bravewarrior has another excellent suggestion. Regular Disk Cleanup and Defrags (but do not choose the condense files option) are great. I do this frequently and it helps keep everything tidier and with far less clutter.
Hi Sha, Oh, yes, it's probably time to run disk cleanup. Thank you so much for taking time to answer. Thanks again, Genna. I appreciate everyone great help here!
Thank you so much, MizBejabers. Yes, one can never be too careful and be mindful to not click on anything for sure!
Hello Linda Pogue, Yes, I sure have been a lot of great answers! Oh, really, that is interesting. Thank you for answering and sharing. Wow, I don't know where to start! Blessings to all!
Hi Word55, thank you so much for sharing your insight here. I have a laptop.
Hello M. T. Dreamer, I appreciate the detailed answer here, as I am pretty much clueless when it comes to all of this, so thank you so much! I will take a look.
I use CCleaner, too. It's a good tool to keep on your desktop for easy access.
That is where I have mine - besides in the white column when hit the 'Start' button.
Hi Kevin, oh, really, how interesting. I will have to ask my husband about whether I have a way of clearing all of the unneeded cookies, which I am sure I do. Boy, there sure is a lot to learn ... well, for me!
If you do not have something like CCleanup, you can use Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter on Start. They come with all Microsoft PC's.
Thanks again, Kevin, are clarifying that for me : )
You are welcome Faith. :-)
Meant, thank you for clarifying ... : )
Oh, Wow, Word55, you have written an entire hub to address my question! Awesome!!! You are so kind and helpful.