Windows 10: Windows Defender is using too much CPU

  1.    05 Aug 2015 #1

    Windows Defender is using too much CPU


    Antimalware Service Executable process is using way too much CPU (55-60%) and my total CPU usage never falls under 90% unless I stop it manually and everything's back to normal again.

    I really don't wanna keep disabling it, but I have no choice currently.

    Anything I can do about this?
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  2. Posts : 120
    Windows 10 (duh)
       06 Aug 2015 #2

    Yes,
    AveYo said: View Post
    Install Avira free, its better in every way! Here's a quick "set it and forget it" setup guide for it: Avira free antivirus setup guide - Album on Imgur
    Windows will then disable it's Defender - problem solved!
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  3.    06 Aug 2015 #3

    AveYo said: View Post
    Yes,

    Windows will then disable it's Defender - problem solved!
    I just might give this a shot. Thank you!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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