Over the past few days, I have been noticing that my CPU use has been excessively high. I have a laptop with a 7th gen i7-7700HQ CPU, but on idle, my computer sits at a 60% CPU usage. This gets even worse when I want to do something, often with 100% usage when using any browser.
I tried doing a full, 2-hour scan of my computer through both Malwarebytes and Windows Defender, but they picked up nothing.
I decided to look into anything that may cause this - i tried things such as debloating windows and removing excessive tabs. However, these did not seem to work. Yesterday,