Originally Posted by DELL-Machina
Basically its windows on a CDrom (No HDD needed) with testing tools however ever after I swapped out my desktop IDE cable and used a different DVD Drive I had the exact same issue that was present with CPU usage spiking at 20% with nothing running!!! All the parts tested going into my sisters desktop confirms th parts are good sans the motherboard. Go fig huh?
so after formatting+swapping components, the problem does'nt go away?
Does the diag specifically tell you that there's something wrong with the motherboard?