avast that is constantly using disks is a problem that may negatively impact your PC performance. If it is not addressed it could cause your programs to slow down or fail to function. This issue can be solved in several ways, including performing a virus scan or resetting your virtual memory, or performing a fresh boot. Additionally you can uninstall programs you don’t require and delete temporary files that are consuming up CPU and RAM. You can either perform this manually or use a tool such as AVG TuneUp to do it for your.
Modifying the frequency of scanning can lower the disk usage of avast. This technique will shut off background monitoring and checking, but it should reduce avast’s high CPU utilization.
If you are still experiencing high CPU and disk usage you can update your antivirus software. You can open the Avast interface by clicking on the icon in your system tray or by searching for it under the Start menu entry. Click Menu, then select Settings from the drop-down list.
You can find the list of scans that are currently running on your PC by right-clicking a document anywhere on the drive and choosing Scan using Avast in the context menu. The Stop button lets you to turn off a particular scan if it’s using too much memory. After that, you should check to see if the CPU and utilization of the disk has returned to normal.