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AKI RUUSKANEN asked on 7, 2013. Status: Answered & Closed.

AUDIODG.EXE High Cpu Usage On NEW Computer

» Why is AUDIODG.EXE using SO MUCH cpu usage????I am extremely frustrated over the fact this is a brand new computer and already having issues with preinstalled windows 7. Also to note, I am not receiving these high cpu alerts when listening to any music or whatever, this happenes even if I use the pre-installed desk themes or when multi-tasking having many files open, etc. If someone can help, PLEASE advise how can I prevent this file from using so much cpu.

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HUBERT HOUSEMAN replied on January 13, 2013

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  1. ARTHUR ROCCO replied on January 8, 2013: » See this :

    Norton is a known resource hog, and can also cause high cpu usage.
    Disable un necessary programmes, services and tasks running in the background.
    And dump Norton. There are freebies out there with much smaller foot prints.
    If the high cpu is causing reading/playback issues, your PC is under warranty, correct ? Take back and have it fixed.

  2. AKI RUUSKANEN replied on AKI RUUSKANEN replied on January 8, 2013: » Thank you very much for your reply. regarding the link you provided above, I've already disabled enhancements in playback, and regarding norton svs. I had tried that as well yesterday when I removed norton and used another service by microsoft and I still had this very issue with the file audiodg.exe If I disable this file I then do not receive audio, so I'm at a loss as to what to do with a brand new computer. I contacted HP who stated they have had complaints of this issue, but it's not their problem but is a problem with windows 7. This is just so frustrating after paying so much to get a brand new computer only to have this ridiculous issue disrupting my usage of the computer every day. There are also times that the sound will completely shut off after reaching this 100% usage and the only way to retrieve the sound is to re-boot the systme.

  3. EUGENE PALM replied on January 9, 2013: » My computer is a brand new HP pavilion 1126s and yes I too have the same problem. Its using 100% of one core from time to time, this is very frustrating while in game. Lag spikes and FPS drops are consistant and frequent untill its done doing whatever its doing with all of one core. I've disabled audio enchancements for both playback and recording, lowered the frequencies, updated the IDT audio codec drivers, and still no results. I think we should put our heads together on this one because it doen't look like we are going to get much more support than HP pointing their finger at microsoft, and while microsoft doesn't come out with an update to fix the issue, they still know the problem exists.

  4. PATRICIA SIVERTS replied on January 9, 2013: » I had same problem. Run Win 7, completely up to date. In Task Manager I saw audiodg.exe seeming to run more than about anything else and thought that must be the CPU hog. Turned out it was TaskHost.exe that was doing it. Easy to test it yourself. Just kill that process and watch everything quiet down. It's harmless and will restart after a while or reboot. It's doing some housekeeping you can look into next.

  5. LARRY DPERKINS replied on January 10, 2013: » I was seeing something taking way to much of my CPU time. Discovered it when I was trying to record audio. At first I though it was audiodg.exe, by watching Task Manager. Turns out it was not. All I had to do was delete TaskHost.exe and it would stop immediately and with no problems.

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