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Avast CPU Drain

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By marinkvasina
Jun 1, 2014
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  1. Solved.
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2015
  2. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,911   +197

    I do not use avast, So I can not say if this normal. But I did check mine .It use 0% . Unless it is scanning then maybe 15%. You could try removing Avast. With its Uninstaller program. The reinstall it. See if this helps. It may have a corrupt file. Or you could try using another antivirus program.
     
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 5,951   +264

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  4. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Maniac Posts: 1,911   +197

    I use ESET Nod 32. I have used for years now. I don't mined myself paying the dats update . It has served me well.
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 5,951   +264

    I use Avast free version from the link I posted.
     
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  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,808   +387

    I have no such issue, but then I also don't run scan and only enable email and weblink validations.
     

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