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cpu keeps being used after backup finished until computer restart

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After a backup, full or incremental, has finished, TrueImage.exe carries on using cpu - averaging 17% and varying from 16-20%, for hours and hours until I either kill it or restart the computer. It is not set to validate after backup, and the ATI window does not show anything going on. This always happens after one of my backup schedules, which is of about 2.6 TB of data on a USB HD to a different USB HD, but I think doesn't happen on my other backup schedule of a whole PC backup of all of the C and D internal drives to the same target USB HD.

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This always happens after one of my backup schedules, which is of about 2.6 TB of data on a USB HD to a different USB HD, but I think doesn't happen on my other backup schedule of a whole PC backup of all of the C and D internal drives to the same target USB HD.

David, my initial thoughts on reading the above is that there may be some caching going on here as this volume of data is being read from and written to USB drives.

TrueImage.exe is not normally involved in the actual backup process as far as I understand, this is normally just the ATI GUI application which can be closed without causing the backup to be stopped or interrupted.

The key processes involved in a backup task are normally those shown in my image below (captured while my own backup is running).

If the above TrueImageHomeService.exe and TrueImageHomeNotify.exe processes have ended, then there should be no need for any activity by TrueImage.exe unless you have the ATI GUI open and are working within that GUI.