MsMpEngCP

jobeard

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Steps to fix MsMpEng.exe high CPU usage
  1. Prevent Windows Defender from scanning its directory.
  2. Limit CPU Usage.
  3. Start your computer in Safe Mode.
  4. Remove Adware.
  5. Reschedule Windows Defender.
  6. Disable Windows Defender.
  7. Disable Sample Submission.