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I was playing a few online games today and I had a few seconds of lag (latency) issues and I knew from the moment it happened that something was downloading in the background. I have the real time update enabled and checking every 5 minutes. I have seen some other programs before have a way to not scan while CPU usage is above a certain percentage. Since video games obviously require CPU and GPU to play, is it possible to add in a way to have Malwarebytes not update if the usage on either one or separately is above a certain percentage? Hope you guys like this idea because it would be great for me.

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Basically, is it possible to have Malwarebytes not update while the CPU or GPU is past a certain percentage.
Hello Xilorator -

We have found that a schedule of searching every 5 minutes for updates is generally a bit too much.

You can limit this to every 1 or even 2 hours, since on average, there will usually be no more than 10 updates per 24 hours.

A very extreme day may have up to 15 + updates, but reality is closer to 10 in most 24 hour periods.

If you are concerned about over-use, please cut back to 2 hourly updates and take some strain off your computer.

I hope this helps, and always feel free to post back if you have other questions :)

Thank You -

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