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Offline Evjls

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AvastSvc.exe constant CPU usage despite doing nothing
« on: April 11, 2018, 10:57:48 PM »
Hi, please someone report this problem for me

I'm currently using avast free although I do have an active license for the Internet security version

I just reinstalled my Windows and cleanly installed Avast and immediately performed a repair

I was watching football livestream via acestream. I noticed a constant CPU usage ranging from 0.3% to 1% of total CPU usage. I disabled all shields in settings but the CPU didn't drop to 0%

I stopped watching the livestream and my total CPU usage 0% but AvastSvc.exe was still using 0.3-1% of CPU where it was supposed to be 0%
I can't create a dump file of AvastSvc.exe although I tried to disable the self-defense

this is the screenshot while I was watching football and disabled all shields


this is the screenshot when everything was in idle. Disabling all the shields didn't not change the result

OS: Windows 10 x64 v1511
Avast free 18.3.2333
Other security software: Comodo Firewall, exclusion for avast made
AV before avast: kaspersky free, completely uninstalled using uninstaller and manual removal
« Last Edit: April 11, 2018, 11:03:34 PM by Evjls »