1. Joined : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       08 Aug 2015 #1

    Rundll32 using disk and cpu resources


    Windows host process Rundll32 in task manager shows 4% cpu usage and 3 mb/s disk acitivity for an extended period. It slows down my pc, upgraded from Windows 7. Why is this and what is it doing? Maybe it's no big deal, or maybe that's normal. Just wondering. Any replies welcome and thanks in advance.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 441
    Windows 10
       08 Aug 2015 #2

    te7 said: View Post
    Windows host process Rundll32 in task manager shows 4% cpu usage and 3 mb/s disk acitivity for an extended period. It slows down my pc, upgraded from Windows 7. Why is this and what is it doing? Maybe it's no big deal, or maybe that's normal. Just wondering. Any replies welcome and thanks in advance.
    I can't see it at all in my task manager so I would assume it has something to do with what you have running on start up.

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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       08 Aug 2015 #3

    Ok thanks.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Trnava
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       08 Aug 2015 #4

    I see, you have SoundBlaster, usually Creative creates it, you can safely disable it in startup.

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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       08 Aug 2015 #5

    The only SoundBlaster item in my startup is the volume control notification in the taskbar, which is probably good to keep maybe. Maybe I'll try disabling it and see if that helps. Thanks for the tip.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
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       08 Aug 2015 #6

    Well Creative usually creates something like this, maybe not on your soundcard.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit
       08 Aug 2015 #7

    It doesn't list that way. It's just "VolPanlu.exe /r".
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