The past few days I’ve noticed that my computer (Desktop, Windows XP Pro Edition, all service packs installed) has been running quite a bit slower than normal. I checked on Process Explorer , and found that from 12% to 30% of the CPU is being taken up by a process called “Interrupts”, described in Process Explorer as “Hardware Interrupts and DPC’s”. Now I have a vague idea of the concept of these interrupts, but not enough to analyze this. They have never been a problem before, nor such a resource hog.
Have run Malwarebytes, without finding anything. If anyone of this Board has an idea about what this is, I would really appreciate your input.