Wednesday, 16 May 2007

100% CPU usage caused by atieventsd process

When I was checking yesterday the performance of my system I noticed that the system monitor shows permanent 100% CPU usage. It was quite weird because there where no other applications running. I clicked on the 'processes' tab and I found out that a process called 'atieventsd' was using all the possible CPU load. The process is related to ATI drivers. I searched through ubuntu fora I I found the solution for this problem in couple places (it seems that it affects many Ubuntu Dapper Drake users). For me worked this one

1 comment:

Brian said...

Yeah another one is svchost.exe
100% cpu usage, you can do a temp fix for svchost.exe by disabling windows updates. There is a fix on my blog at