Jump to content

High (near100%) disk useage on startup


Recommended Posts

Windows 10 --- startup is slowed considerable by "Malwarebytes Services".  Disk usage shows as near 100% and startup is stalled until Malwarebytes activity drops.  Disk has plenty of room and utilities say it's healthy.  Any ideas for what's going on?

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hello and Welcome

Let's try this first.... (It is recommended that you de-activate your Malwarebytes first before un-installing or using the clean removal tool - the tool can only backup the license info for MB3 so if you have MBAM v1 or v2 you have to de-activate it manually)

  1. Please follow the steps in this pinned topic to uninstall your current version of MBAM and reinstall the latest build - Malwarebytes mb-clean tool (NOTE: After uninstalling with the mb-claen tool you will be asked to reboot.  Once you reboot it will ask you if you want to re-install Malwarebytes, you can select YES or you can download the latest version (currently v3.0.6 CU4.1) to re-install from HERE)
  2. If that does not correct the issue, then please read the following and attach to your next reply the 4 requested logs - Diagnostic Logs (the 4 logs are: mbam logs zipped, FRST.txt, Addition.txt and mb-checkResult.txt)
  3. NOTE: More info about the latest Malwarebytes 3.0.6 CU4.1 HERE; MB 3 User Guide ONLINE; MB 3 User Guide PDF; MB 3 FAQ: Malwarebytes 3.0 - Frequently Asked Questions

Also do you have a screen shot where it shows what Malwarebytes service is using up 100%


Please let us know how it goes.


Thank You,

Firefox

Link to post
Share on other sites

This is most likely from a scheduled scan that was missed, and is running when your computer first starts up. You can disable this under Malwarebytes -> Settings -> Scan Schedule.

Open  the scheduled scan, open the advanced options and uncheck the "Recover missed tasks" box. We are working on a better implementation for this in the future

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
Back to top
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

This site uses cookies - We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.