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By fredi.greyling ·
First things first. My PC specs is as follows:

Intel Celeron 2.4Ghz D Processor
Gigabyte Motherboard
512Mb Memory
Geforce 128Mb Screen Card

My Question: Every time I try to install Need For Speed: Underground 2 or The Sims 2 University the installation stops just before it ask for the second cd. The Autorun.exe file uses 100% of my CPU time. I've install The Sims 2 without any problems and also other programs.

Why is the CPU running at 100%

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by dmiles In reply to CPU Running at 100%

Before using ANY of these tools, do the following:
Delete TIF?s and history.
Empty your recycle bin.
Disable System Restore.
The reason you need to disable system restore is that many of these pests like to
hide within the restore files. These are protected by Windows, therefore the scans
can?t delete the pests.

An online scanner is available at:
Trend Micro or
Panda or
McAfee or
Symantec

Now scan for spyware/adware/malware:


Download, install, UPDATE, and run:

Ad-Aware 6.0
Spybot Search & Destroy 1.3
Close ALL browser windows before using these tools.
These will scan for, detect and remove most variants of spyware/adware/malware.

To prevent spyware/adware/malware from being installed on your computer, download,
install UPDATE and run these:

SpywareGuard
Spyware Blaster

SpywareGuard and Spyware Blaster are not scanners. These run all the time to prevent
scumware from being installed on your computer, much like
an anti-virus program protects from viruses/worms/trojans.

Download UPDATE and run:

CWShredder
Close ALL browser windows before using these tools.
This program searches for and removes many variants of the CoolWebSearch.

It is important to run ALL of these programs, as each do something different.
(Make sure to use the update feature of these programs often.)

When finished,
Turn system Restore back on.

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