1.    25 Jul 2017 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Minnesota
    Posts : 48
    Windows 10 Pro

    Avast Using 100% CPU at Idle


    Yesterday, I decided to install Avast on my computer. I turned it on this this morning and, noticed my Core i5 5200U CPU was unusable (On YouTube videos would randomly freeze and over 3/4 of the frames were being dropped). I opened task manager and saw that my CPU was pinned to 100% by avast. I have tried rebooting my computer but the CPU is still pinned. Does anyone know how to fix this??

    Attached is a task manager screenshot
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  2.    25 Jul 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,955
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Considering the 3rd item in the list:
    Try setting this off:
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    (wsappx is to do with the Store and universal apps)

    I've used Avast for quite a long time and not seen it do anything like that. You could also try Avast's forum if still in difficulty.
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  3.    27 Jul 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2017
    Posts : 1
    Win 10

    I had this issue on a friends computer. I went into safe mode and just got rid of it (: solved all the problems.
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