I also tried doing a system restore without success. Don't need or want P2P or email shields. Or just use widows defender. I used SysInternals' FileMon to see that AvastSvc was opening, reading, and closing thousands of file. It's usually followed by PresentationFontCache.
You can disable automatic updates temporarely to have a working computer again. It showed me only 1. Check each process in turn to see what it does. If so, you may want to consider changing antivirus packages. When I install Avast, I deselect several of its shields.
Of course I strongly recommend you -- there's a ton of information just waiting for you. Look for Superfetch in the list of services. By the time I got around to monitoring the file accesses, AvastSvc. Thanks for the posts here. Please could you give me some advice? Keeping track of when and where your avastsvc. Oh, there is some configuration available now for the Behavior Shield? Comments that do not — typically off-topic or content-free comments — will be removed. The answers on this page have helped.
Open process explorer again, and see the windows update in its very own svchost. If you don't use it at all, you can disable it completely. Go to Settings, then click on System, and then Notifications and Actions. When you finish all the steps, reboot your Windows 10. If not, uninstall Skype and update Chrome to V64 and above versions. Well, I could could install Avast with one less shield, the Behavior Shield, and use something else to supplant that functionality, like Threatfire.
Just read my article if you want to fix the virus which I have explained. It's automatically enabled no matter you have other antivirus applications installed or not. Many users who have recently upgraded to Windows 10 have complained of their computers running slowly and Task Manager reporting 100% disk usage. Basically, you disable extra Windows notifications that are basically advertisements. I would then use Threatfire's behavioral analysis to replace Avast's Behavior Shield.
This error is most likely caused by a conflict between an old Windows Update Agent and Microsoft Update Installation Engine. The resource monitor accessed from the Task Manager showed dozens of disk accesses by this System process. I was just downloading the Avast removal tool and the latest version of Avast to reinstall it. I understand the inconvenience you have experienced. Disabling Services Open up Services from the administrative tools section of Control Panel, or type services. If your computer's disk usage returns to normal, you may need to contact the software vendor to see if they can provide some help.
Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers. They said it was virus-like behavior and they could have a tech scan my computer. I'll review the most common. This article is recommended for those who have problem concerning with virus called svchost, and not with those related with printer, or other things. When I right clicked on the one of the svchost.
I always hated how I would go to a machine and whether it was automatic updates or manually updating the machine would freeze while looking for updates. I had the svchost cpu problem and tried diableing updater but still occured. Is this just a microsoft issue? Nothing is perfect though, so force your antivirus package to scan your hard drive for a potential infection. In light of information from this article I found that part of the problem can be associated to regsvr32. After disabling the service the computer bacame stable and responsive.
Fix 5: Disable SuperFetch Service SuperFetch helps to decrease boot time and make must-load programs more efficiently. I have no way but re-installing windows because the system is so sluggish. If you require a copy of avastsvc. Method 8 — Check Hard Disk for Errors If nothing above is working, then you could actually have a problem with your hard drive. I know I should probably still clean my computer, so I will have to work on that too. How is Browser Protection different from Web shield? After browsing through various forums and threads, I realized there is no particular cause to 100% disk usage problem in Windows, there are many.