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    Posted: 10 January 2010 at 9:09pm
Hi, my cpu usage is at 100%. When I go to processes under the Task Manager and click on cpu it put googledesktop.exe on top and the number bouncines between 99-94. Using Process Monitor it shows google desktop looking at alot of stuff, one thing that stands out to me is the operation NotifyChangeDirectory. The result shows as successful but it doing this more than anything, also the path is just C:\ .

This all started last night after downloading AVG, I deleted a trojan something like ntuser.dll after that I started getting Error Loading RUN DLL messages and my cpu been stuck 100% ever since. Help would be greatly appreciated.

This is a typical 10 sec using Process Monitor:
3:30:00.1585540 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:00.2530607 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:00.2536128 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:00.2537605 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:00.3426475 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:00.3428045 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:00.4415841 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:01.4417978 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:01.4418328 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:02.4416685 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:02.9147711 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9148345 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders\Favorites    SUCCESS    Type: REG_EXPAND_SZ, Length: 48, Data: %USERPROFILE%\Favorites
3:30:02.9148596 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders\Favorites    SUCCESS    Type: REG_EXPAND_SZ, Length: 48, Data: %USERPROFILE%\Favorites
3:30:02.9148962 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9149538 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9149854 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences\blacklist-6    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:02.9150164 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9150359 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryKey    HKCU\Software\Classes    SUCCESS    Query: Name
3:30:02.9150552 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Classes\.sys    NAME NOT FOUND    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9150731 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9151058 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS    Query: Name
3:30:02.9151376 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Classes\.sys    NAME NOT FOUND    Desired Access: Maximum Allowed
3:30:02.9151583 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCR\.sys\Content Type    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:02.9151848 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9152024 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9152284 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences\blacklist-2    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:02.9152549 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9152742 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\last_update    SUCCESS    Type: REG_QWORD, Length: 8, Data:
3:30:02.9153136 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{ACD1A266-C77B-4691-B96A-AF712B83A364}    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9153443 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{ACD1A266-C77B-4691-B96A-AF712B83A364}\extension    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:02.9153748 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{ACD1A266-C77B-4691-B96A-AF712B83A364}    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9153983 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{A048C4EC-4730-4CB0-9292-8347EE9938D0}    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9154265 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{A048C4EC-4730-4CB0-9292-8347EE9938D0}\extension    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:02.9154544 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{A048C4EC-4730-4CB0-9292-8347EE9938D0}    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9154773 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{87EE4771-AC3D-4AFB-9358-78BB7AC03DBA}    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9155055 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{87EE4771-AC3D-4AFB-9358-78BB7AC03DBA}\extension    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:02.9155340 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{87EE4771-AC3D-4AFB-9358-78BB7AC03DBA}    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9155561 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{3D056FE7-EA8E-481A-B18F-0B02EBF6B3C1}    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9155840 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{3D056FE7-EA8E-481A-B18F-0B02EBF6B3C1}\extension    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:02.9156117 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{3D056FE7-EA8E-481A-B18F-0B02EBF6B3C1}    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9156338 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{BE89EF97-EEDB-4231-8BB9-F5DD05C3A277}    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9156634 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{BE89EF97-EEDB-4231-8BB9-F5DD05C3A277}\extension    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:02.9157000 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{BE89EF97-EEDB-4231-8BB9-F5DD05C3A277}    SUCCESS   
3:30:02.9157220 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{DF83CBC5-6FAD-4074-BF03-8254392DEFA0}    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:02.9157483 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{DF83CBC5-6FAD-4074-BF03-8254392DEFA0}\extension    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:03.4434187 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:03.9679284 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:04.1555260 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:04.4369766 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:04.4416456 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:04.4416959 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:04.7031475 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:05.3586834 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:05.3587297 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:05.3587800 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences\remove_deleted    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:07.9147641 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Components\{DF83CBC5-6FAD-4074-BF03-8254392DEFA0}    SUCCESS   
3:30:07.9148024 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryKey    HKCU\Software\Classes    SUCCESS    Query: Name
3:30:07.9148284 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Classes\.sys    NAME NOT FOUND    Desired Access: Read
3:30:07.9148535 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:07.9148957 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS    Query: Name
3:30:07.9149284 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Classes\.sys    NAME NOT FOUND    Desired Access: Maximum Allowed
3:30:07.9149496 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCR\.sys\PerceivedType    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:07.9149683 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS    Query: Name
3:30:07.9149943 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Classes\.sys    NAME NOT FOUND    Desired Access: Maximum Allowed
3:30:07.9150158 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCR\.sys\Content Type    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:07.9155055 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS   
3:30:07.9155617 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    CreateFile    C:\    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read Data/List Directory, Synchronize, Disposition: Open, Options: Directory, Synchronous IO Non-Alert, Attributes: n/a, ShareMode: Read, Write, AllocationSize: n/a, OpenResult: Opened
3:30:07.9156729 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    CloseFile    C:\    SUCCESS   
3:30:07.9157410 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryKey    HKCU\Software\Classes    SUCCESS    Query: Name
3:30:07.9157626 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Classes\.sys    NAME NOT FOUND    Desired Access: Read
3:30:07.9157855 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:07.9158207 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS    Query: Name
3:30:07.9158533 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Classes\.sys    NAME NOT FOUND    Desired Access: Maximum Allowed
3:30:07.9158743 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCR\.sys\PerceivedType    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:07.9158922 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS    Query: Name
3:30:07.9159176 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Classes\.sys    NAME NOT FOUND    Desired Access: Maximum Allowed
3:30:07.9159372 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCR\.sys\Content Type    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:07.9164263 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences    SUCCESS   
3:30:07.9167250 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegCloseKey    HKCR\.sys    SUCCESS   
3:30:07.9167820 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegOpenKey    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:07.9168336 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    RegQueryValue    HKCU\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences\dismde    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:07.9992123 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:07.9993380 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:08.4417196 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:08.6609000 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    1836    RegOpenKey    HKLM\Software\Google\Google Desktop    SUCCESS    Desired Access: Read
3:30:08.6609589 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    1836    RegQueryValue    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Google\Google Desktop\install_prefs_type    NAME NOT FOUND    Length: 144
3:30:09.4417339 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE
3:30:09.4417666 PM    GoogleDesktop.exe    3852    NotifyChangeDirectory    C:\    SUCCESS    Filter: FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_FILE_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_DIR_NAME, FILE_NOTIFY_CHANGE_LAST_WRITE

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote realwill Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 11 January 2010 at 1:38am
Oh well, I just uninstalled google desktop and restarted my computer, now it's back to normal still getting the run dll error but atleast my CPU isn't bogged down. Hope I didn't need it, didn't know I had until it started messing up anyway......lol!!!!
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