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Offline exodius48

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Avast! Free 12.1.2272 Using High CPU
« on: June 22, 2016, 08:43:46 AM »
I just clean install it, after reboot it using high cpu, how to solve?
I'm on Windows 7 Enterprise x86.

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Re: Avast! Free 12.1.2272 Using High CPU
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2016, 02:52:25 PM »
Hi,

it might be the initial scan. Can you please go to Scan->Scan for viruses->History to see if it's there and how long it lasted?

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Re: Avast! Free 12.1.2272 Using High CPU
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2016, 06:33:27 AM »
Only start up scan, 3 mins.
And AvastSvc still eat my CPU. :(

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Re: Avast! Free 12.1.2272 Using High CPU
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2016, 11:46:45 AM »
Thank you.
Does it still eat CPU even after PC restart?

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Re: Avast! Free 12.1.2272 Using High CPU
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2016, 02:05:50 PM »
Yes bro.
Restarted pc several times, but CPU usage still high.
Any help?

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Re: Avast! Free 12.1.2272 Using High CPU
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2016, 01:08:30 PM »
That's definitely not normal.. Please try Repair.
Go to Windows Control panel-> Programs and features ->Avast->double clicl->Repair.

Restart PC.

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Re: Avast! Free 12.1.2272 Using High CPU
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2016, 01:14:37 PM »
Oh I meantime discovered this solution:
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=187865

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