I do not recommend doing this unless Norton is using more than 50% of your resources, as it can reduce your system's level of protection. I will have to unistall Norton before it burns my machine up if there is not a fix soon. Resuming my search to find this problem, I was asked to get some screenies of process explorer for NIS.exe . Upon opening the hosts file, I only see a couple of "sample" files. his comment is here
Thanks. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Renovatio Newbie1 Reg: 12-Jul-2016 Posts: 1 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Norton Security causing high CPU Usage Posted: 12-Jul-2016 | 9:37AM • Permalink I have the same problem on my If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/norton-security-causing-high-cpu-usage
If your machine is relatively new, there are a couple of ways to reduce the demands that Norton will make upon your system. Here are ways to reduce system loads considerably and still leave your PC well protected. Still no solution after 5 months. Note: Windows defender is disabled as I use Norton 360 Premier and it is this that gives me the high CPU message.
Not even when trying with Taskmanager to end the task. After my fresh install of Windows 7 64-bit, I re-installed Kaspersky, 'cause it had been working well before with no heavy CPU usage unless I was running a scan. I wouldn't be horribly surprised if it is a driver conflict... Norton 360 High Cpu Usage 2016 Of course, that's a guess, if you would like to start a new thread (as this is old and cluttered), I'd be glad to help you if I can.
If you want to invest some $$ I would strongly suggest buying a SSD and then install the Windows and your programs on it. Could anyone please tell me what is causing this and how I can put it right? Is there anyway to monitor what NIS is using/scanning? Thanks!
Chose "upgrade" option for the sake of preserving data. N360.exe High Cpu Usage 2016 I have no idea which one though... Me and others continue to have high cpu spikes while running a full scan. Also it has 16GB RAM and a 500GB HD (partitioned into two partitions 250 for each OS) My most recent install of N360 was installed via the download from mynortonaccount.com -
They can fix it themselves and figure it out this time. Why my laptop's fan keeps running with low CPU usage? Norton High Cpu Usage Windows 10 They take up loads of resources (Hard Drive space, CPU load, RAM etc.). N360.exe High Cpu Usage Rebooting DOES NOT FIX IT!
It is an active issue of the highest importance given 22.7.076 it is turning similar machines with i7-4790 class CPUs and SSDs into toasters, Please see https://community.norton.com/en/forums/ns-v227076-full-scan-pounds-cpu-c... this content There is no estimated date for it to be available at this point in time - but the norm is around 3 weeks as Scree stated. The actual cause can be some conflict with some program or driver on your system, or combination of same. Get AVG free antivirus program.2. Norton Using Too Much Memory
This will keep one CPU 100% busy. No luck there. is there anyway to go back???? weblink Oh my.
I am a paying customer just like you! Norton Using 100 Disk I don't like or what I see how they are handling this problem through PM's with certain people like myself. We provide instant fast virus threats removal and provide complete Norton premium support which includes installation, configuration to make it perform up to a best possible level.
It has a 64bit OS with the curse of a pre installed Windows 8.CPU= Intel Pentium B960 @2.2GHz.RAM = 4GB DDR3Disk= Hitachi + lots of irrelavant numbers and lettersEven running chrome Btw, I also am using Batchrun http://www.outertech.com/en/batch-file to run it as a command line (just placed a shortcut to my BRS file in the Windows directory and use the run command The W7's i7 x 980 (1st Generation) 6-core processor usually runs at 1.5 MHz. Norton Is Using All My Cpu PEGGED AT 50% GOING ON 40 MINUTES NOW. Tony_Weiss Admin Administrator30 Reg: 07-Apr-2008 Posts: 6,764 Solutions: 209 Kudos: 4,543 Kudos0 Re: Norton Security causing high CPU Usage Posted: 12-Jul-2016 |
And as others have pointed out, correlation doesn't equal causation. Also, turning off compressed file scanning will reduce load time a little bit. The free option - make a fresh install of Windows. http://ix2003.com/high-cpu/svchost-exe-high-memory-usage-windows-7.html Let me know if you need anything else.