This program runs in the background of your computer system to provide real-time protection means continuously it keeps watching each and every activity happening in the system.
This program will start automatically when your computer system will turn on and it will scan the system till the computer will on.
The most important is that antimalware service executable will run only if windows defender is enabled, which by default enabled by Microsoft if you hadn’t disabled it.
But sometimes what happens is along with providing protection itself it becomes the reason make your computer lagging and here ahead in this article we will discuss why this problem occurs...
So, now let see how antimalware service executable generate a problem to make your computer slower.
Issues of Antimalware Service Executable
As I have discussed above that antimalware service executable runs in the background of your computer system to provide real-time protection either externally or internally.
But sometimes when you run multiple applications on your computer system, at that time windows defender start using much more resources of the system to scan all those applications.
And this is not the only factor why these problems occur, there are multiple reasons like when you connect with the internet and the site you visit over there might have infected with viruses or already some viruses or Trojans have got an entry in your system etc.
So, this was the reason for occurring this problem and now let’s talk about the solution.
How to Fix Antimalware Service Executable High CPU Usage 100% in windows 10?
So, if you have faced a problem of 100% usage of CPU, disk drives like you can see in the picture below then these steps which I am going to discuss below will help to solve the antimalware service executable problem.
Although, there are many ways to solve these problems but here which I am going to share below is the most effective way. So follow all the steps carefully.
In the start menu type task scheduler and then click on the result appear on the scroll bar.
Then on the left side click on the task scheduler option to expand it then open the path given here: Library/Microsoft/Windows/Windows Defender.
Once you open the folder through path given above now double click on windows defender scheduled a scan, located in the middle area.
Click on the conditions tab, uncheck all the option and then click Ok. This will clear all your scheduled scans and windows defender will scan none of the files.
So to protect the system you have to schedule some new scans. Remember to reduce the CPU usage, schedule only important files to scan.
To do this click on windows defender scheduled scan then select the trigger tab and click on new scans.
Now add only important scans that protect your system and reduce your system usage too.
Let’s wrap up…
Above we have discussed the issue of antimalware service executable and also shared one of the most effective ways of solving this problem.