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Avast’s regular use of disk could cause your anti-virus software to slow down. The antivirus software is required to perform many real-time operations including qualification scanning and deciphering laptops or computer systems. It also requires a lot CPU power and memory. This can result in a variety of security issues as well as hinder the effectiveness and efficiency of the computer. There are many solutions to this problem that include checking for viruses, setting the virtual memory space and a clean boot.

Uninstall any unnecessary components or add-ons in order to stop avast from constantly devouring disk. This can be done by opening the Avast user interface by clicking on the icon located in your tray of your system and clicking the menu button. From there, choose “Settings” and click on the “Protection” tab. Scroll down and select “Core Shields”. After you’ve done that then close Avast and check whether the issue is fixed.

A change in scan frequency is another way to address the issue. This will stop background monitoring and checking, and limit them to only happening every now and then. This could cause security issues, but it will definitely decrease avast’s high processing.

You can also remove the behavior shield to resolve the memory issue. This can be done by pressing Ctrl+ Shift+ Esc to open antivirushome.net/ Task Manager, and then clicking the Startup tab for apps. After that you can highlight the Avast app and click on the Disable Button.