Author Topic: Avastsvc taking Huge amounts of cpu  (Read 1603 times)

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HS2234

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Avastsvc taking Huge amounts of cpu
« on: May 18, 2013, 04:03:58 PM »
AvastSVC was aking like 70-80% of my cpu when I was not doing anything om my computer.

Aventador

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Re: Avastsvc taking Huge amounts of cpu
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2013, 04:33:52 PM »
What other security are you using along side Avast if any?

HS2234

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Re: Avastsvc taking Huge amounts of cpu
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2013, 04:42:18 PM »
None, I reinstalled avast to see if it works. I have a feeling it was because I checked scan all files in the File Sheild

ComputerRepairTech

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Re: Avastsvc taking Huge amounts of cpu
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2013, 11:32:58 PM »
Well...if there was a lot of hard drive activity going on scanning all files with the field shield would increase cpu usage.

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Re: Avastsvc taking Huge amounts of cpu
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2013, 11:49:41 PM »
I checked scan all files in the File Sheild
That will do it.
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