What Is "NTKernel"?

Discussion in 'Computing and Networks' started by Glenn Holland, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. Glenn Holland

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    Lately, I've been having a problem with a system process called "NTKernel" which uses about 50% of the CPU and it's causing some programs to become nonresponsive.

    If I go to Resource Manager, I can see NT Kernel continuously running and I'm tempted to use the "stop process" option. However, I've refrained from hitting the stop option.
     
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  4. Glenn Holland

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    I finally clicked the Stop Process for NT Kernel and CPU dropped to near zero.

    My computer is still up and running and no mushroom cloud over my desk. :p
     
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