hi guys. im new here and im not sure if this is where i shloud put this post. ive read a lot of topics here and decided to put one because of a problem i recently encountered with my computer due to spybot S&D 1.4 (i think..). after running few antispyware programs i ran SPYBOT S&D 1.4 and after it scans i closed it. i noticed that my pc slowed down. so i checked my pc performance in the task manager and it showed a lot of spikes! from 2% to 50% to 100% and back again to 0% and so on. it keeps fluctuating every 1 second or so. i restarted my computer and it still doing the spikes. i dont know what to do! somebody pls help me!! im pretty sure that i dont have any virus or spyware that slow my pc bcoz i didnt installed anything prior to the spikes. and i regularly ran antivirus, anti trojan and diff anti spyware programs to make sure i woudnt have any problems but here it goes i had a problem on spikes and i dont have any idea whats causing this. can somebody pls help me. i cant use my computer properly. do you guys have any idea whats causing this? here are the specs of my computer i dont know what info should i write here so il just write what i know. im running windows xp home edition sp2 AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3400+ version x86 Family 15 Model 47 Stepping 0 current speed 2190 MHz cache size 512 KB Maximum capacity 2.00 GB Installed memory 1.00 GB Memory Slot 1 512.00 MB Memory Slot 2 512.00 MB Oh God! pls send a good soul to help me! im desperate! thanks you in advance. Godbless Him!! -a guy in despair oh im sorry, im not sure if this is the right place to post this thread.