JANET MCDOUGALL asked on March 20, 2013. Status: Answered & Closed.
Msmpeg2vdec.dll Causing Explorer.exe Error
» Using process explorer and RamMap I see that msmpeg2vdec.dll on my system is causing explorer.exe to use all my RAM and disk I/O. I know it's the msmpeg2vdec.dll!ThreadedDecode thread since if I suspend just that thread within explorer.exe it stops the disk I/O and freezes at whatever current RAM usage it's at. And If I kill the thread all my RAM is freed. Only when trying to view the folder within explorer itself does this issue occur.
CPU power determines how fast the system functions and runs processes and programmes at the same time, without slowing down the system. Explorer.exe is an executable file in Windows which contains start menu, desktop, task bar and file manager and is essential for the good functioning of the Windows XP operating system. The idle CPU usage for the Windows XP operating system is between 0 and 1 percent.
It's normal to have spikes in high CPU usage. However, if there is a constant trend of high CPU usage, this can indicate a problem. Windows Task Manger is a great tool to track CPU usage. In the Windows Task Manager, click the Performance tab. This will display your CPU Usage History. This is the top of the iceberg, the critical problem is underneath. It is probably due to defects or viruses(Trojan:Win32/Alureon.GD).
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VIVEN DEREQUITO replied on March 26, 2013