1.    08 Feb 2017 #1
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    W10/Arch linux (dual boot)

    [System Idle Process]What is it? why does it use a ton of CPU?

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ID:	120442it does appear to have a directory in the FS i am confused
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  2.    08 Feb 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    system idle process is the amount of time your CPU is sitting idle and not doing anything.
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  3.    09 Feb 2017 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2016
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    It's exactly what it says it is. Your CPU is idle, doing nothing, for 78% of the time. That added to the all the other running processes totals 100%.

    It's the other 22% that should concern you, that is processor usage.
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