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Reducing disk usage on Lotus Sametime

My Lotus Sametime (8.5.2) freezes every few seconds, while reading/writing to disk. Process Explorer show heavy disk I/O. I suspect sametime writes logs and the antivirus locks the file while it's ...
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0answers
364 views

Microsoft Security Essentials: keep download scans but disable local activity scans

In Microsoft Security Essentials, I used to disable "Monitor file and program activity on your computer" but enable "Scan all downloads." Now, Microsoft Security Essentials (MSSE) 4.0 removed the ...
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1answer
528 views

How anti-virus on the host machine affects performance of virtual machines?

I'm diagnosing some issue with Oracle virtual box where virtual machine sometimes perform terribly slow (much slower then notebook with worse configuration): Notebook i7 (2 cores with HT = 4 ...
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1answer
346 views

Suggested benchmark for testing CPU footprint of antivirus software

Our organization is currently running Symantec Corporate Antivirus, which is rumored to be a big resource hog. I know that we do have a lot of older machines that are running slow. Our PCs are all ...
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Should I install antivirus software on my SSD?

I know I'm supposed to install my games and resource-intensive apps on my solid state drive, but should I install my antivirus software, spyware removal tools, Trillian, and other frequently used apps ...
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2answers
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how to see how much anti-virus takes from memory and CPU?

when i open Windows Task Manager, i see the anti-virus in some rows how i can know the right row ? what to look for ? thank's in advance
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1answer
270 views

Debugging taking a lot of time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? hi, yesterday i install visual studio in my system, when i run my application it is taking a lot of ...
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2answers
120 views

trying to get antivirus policy changed

I am a radiologist who spends all day taxing my computer with thousands of medical images and heavy duty image processing. Unfortunately, my hospital, and many like it, apply the same antivirus policy ...
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12answers
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Lightweight virus scan for win XP [closed]

I have an older machine (athlon 1500+, 1.5Gb RAM) running XP on which I not currently running an on access virus scanner. I do scheduled scans with clamwin and malware bytes. I would like to find a ...
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Product or method that will allow me to schedule all heavy background tasks (updates, scans, etc)?

So, frequently I notice my computer is running like a dog and check task manager to find out that google desktop is indexing, virus scan is running, windows update is downloading stuff, other programs ...