Tag: cpu

How do I change Windows Defender max CPU usage during scans?

By Ryan Danvers

Windows Defender is Microsoft default and a most solid line of defence when it comes to a consumer’s cyber-protection. However, those of you running Windows 10 on older PCs may notice that Windows Defender ‘s max CPU usage for scans can be quite high at times. If that is the case, then knowing how to…

2 Ways you can fix 100% CPU Usage!

By Ryan Danvers

We have all been there. You turn on your PC, and instead of getting straight to work, you’re faced with horrific slowdown and loud-running fans. Hit Ctrl + Shift + Escape, and you see that your CPU usage is inexplicably at 100%. It’s a common problem that’s, luckily, not usually too hard to solve. Here are several fixes for the…