|Date:||Wed, 25 Nov 2009 19:41:49 +0000|
Mike Tomlinson wrote:
In article <%15Pm.88860$Qc7.15139@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, John Jordan <junk@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writesThe default install since v8 does a full disk scan every day. This is the first thing to turn off if you don't have an SSD and you actually want to use the PC.Thanks John. It doesn't half cripple the machine tho, and odd thing is nothing much shows up in Task Mangler. Think the highest-CPU process shown was svchost.exe doing its usual backdoor tattling to M$ HQ.
AVG is relatively light on CPU usage, possibly because it uses relatively small signatures (hence the false positives). It's the disk accesses that really hurt.
-- John Jordan
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