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Offline whiggs

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Windows 10 anti-malware service executable (resolved)
« on: January 01, 2016, 07:05:40 AM »
I have noticed, after the last couple of times using Windows AIO Repair on my Windows 10 machine, that, after the repair is complete and windows has restarted, the Windows 10 anti-malware service executable goes to town on my processor, starts at about 40% when the computer starts up and is in the top two items of processor consumption when idle.  Relatively simple tasks such as launching command prompt cause the CPU consumption to rocket to 20% for this process.  This behavior only occurs after a repair has been run on the system.  Furthermore, the OS was installed yesterday and virus scans have returned nothing, so I know it is not malware.  Any advice?  Is this a bug?
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Re: Windows 10 anti-malware service executable (resolved)
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2016, 08:59:31 AM »
Not a bug, sounds like it is scanning the system now after the changes.

Open up the resource monitor from the task manager and go to disk and files and take a look at what the process is looking at, that should shed some light on what it is doing. :wink:


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