Have you ever been just ever so happily poking around on your computer when all of a sudden something unexpected happens and you get that “loving feeling” from Microsoft?
Well, that happened to me last night … and continued until the morning. I must say, I’m all “loved” out now.
I won’t go into the details as it will bore most people to tears, but it involved 2 software packages I use on every single windows machine all the time, Zone Alarm (Free) and Trendmicro Internet Security Pro.
Something happened with one or both of these, and turned my laptop into a very very hot brick. The heat came from the constant 100% CPU usage which was keeping the temp of the CPU between 80c and 85c. Wonderful.
Read on if you want to…..