CPU Usage % - Taskmanager / Processes

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  1. ched

    ched Registered Member

    Jun 24, 2004
    Background: Linksys BEFSR41 with two very similar homebuilt boxes attached. Both are Intel P4's on Intel boards. One is a 2.8ghz and the other is 2.66. Both are running XP Home.

    1) I used an application called nLite http://nuhi.msfn.org/index.html to custom load XP on both.

    2) I use an application called Process Explorer http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/procexp.shtml to monitor CPU usage and active processes.

    3) I found that on the 2.66 box, LnS was using 17-23% CPU at idle, at all times. On the 2.8 box, LnS was using a constant 2% at idle.

    4) I tried to uninstall / reinstall LnS on the 2.66 box and got the dreadful "Unable to load the lnsfw driver error 0" fault.

    5) Following another thread on this forum, I found a link provided by Blackcat to PhantOm's Pantastic Uninstaller http://www.fluxgfx.com/ssc/showthread.php?t=122 .

    6) Used Pantastic Uninstaller with no problems whatsoever on both machines; reinstalled LnS and now ... 0% CPU usage at idle on both machines. YEAH!

    I just wanted to say you guys ROCK!!! When I initially bought LnS a year or so ago, I had problems configuring LnS to work with my router. This forum helped then too. Thanks! :D
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2005
  2. Phant0m

    Phant0m Registered Member

    Jun 7, 2003
    Hey ched

    I’m very pleased to read this post and alike which mentions user’s experiences with Pantastic UnInstaller, it motivates me to improve on it further, and I do have version to be released in the upcoming days. And in addition I’m happy it has helped you fix an Look ‘n’ Stop anomaly, and I hope you enjoy Look ‘n’ Stop and if you have any questions or comments don’t hesitate to poster. :)
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