Windows 10: Windows Defender taking up 50% CPU All the Time

Discus and support Windows Defender taking up 50% CPU All the Time in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; [ATTACH] I think I have tried everything, from simply turning off live protection, to deleting automated scans in the task scheduler, to adding a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/DjWolffe_, Feb 23, 2021.

  1. Windows Defender taking up 50% CPU All the Time


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    I think I have tried everything, from simply turning off live protection, to deleting automated scans in the task scheduler, to adding a entry called DisableAntiSpyware in the registry editor. I have checked for software updates and security updates. I have checked if it is a 'fake antivirus process'. Nothing will stop 'Antimalware Service Executable' from hogging 50% of my CPU. This is seriously starting to frustrate me. Sometimes, even when I have no other processes open, my fans will kick on just because of Antimalware Service Executable. I'm sick and tired of Windows Defender, I have been for a long time. It's a constant war - I download something, Windows Defender deletes it.

    Please give me an answer to this. If you need any additional information please ask.



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    /u/DjWolffe_, Feb 23, 2021
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  2. armycyrus Win User

    AppleMobileDeviceService.exe consistently takes 50% of CPU usage.

    Original title: An App. called AppleMobileDeviceService.exe consistently takes 50% of CPU usage. I am not using iTunes. Apple says iI should ask Microsoft. I use AX oper. sys.

    An App. called AppleMobileDeviceService.exe consistently takes 50% of CPU usage. I am not logged on to iTunes, nor is my iPod connected to my PC when this .exe runs with 50% usage. Apple suggested I contact Microsoft. I use AX oper. sys. Apple suggested
    contacting Microsoft.
     
    armycyrus, Feb 23, 2021
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  3. KeiwaM Win User
    Windows Firewall taking over 50% of my CPU & slows down my PC greatly

    So I've had this problem with antimalwareexecutable for a long time so I decided to find a fix on it. I tried several fixes, including Firewall restarts, resets, malware cleaning, added it to the exclusion list, changed the schedule. Every single fix online
    that I could find, I tried. None of them worked so as a last resort, I completely turned off Windows Defender as a whole. It is currently working just fine but the problem is that no windows aplication like store or even pictures will work without windows
    defender but I refuse to enable it as long as it takes 50% of my CPU. So here is the question:

    Is there a way to stop this anti malware executable from taking 50% of my CPU (when idle, mind you) that I HAVENT tried.

    If not

    Is there a way to still use Pictures without WIndows Defender..

    Honestly Microsoft, sort it out. This isn't exactly a new issue.
     
    KeiwaM, Feb 23, 2021
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  4. Cailerh Win User

    Windows Defender taking up 50% CPU All the Time

    Groove Music taking 50-60% of CPU in task manager


    As the title says, while playing music the Groove Music in task manager is taking up 50-60% of my CPU. I doubt it is supposed to be this much does anyone have any suggestions?
     
    Cailerh, Feb 23, 2021
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