I am using COMODO Free in Win8.1. My Toshiba laptop has been running very slow so I opened the Task Manager to see what was going on. When I select the Disc Drive column it showed 100% a lot of the time and 3 or more entries near the top of the list are all named “COMODO Internet Security”! Last night there were 3 of those tasks running near the top of the display. Right now there are 6 of those tasks near the top of the list! Is this what I should expect to see?
Does COMODO Free have a feature where it will use less resources if the laptop is being used by a user?
Can you next time check under the Details tab of Task Manager which CIS executables are running?
Cavwp.exe will run it updates the av defintions, scheduled scan or cache cleaner/cache builder tasks are executed. To see what task are or were running you use the CIS task manager or check the Tasks log to cross reference.
I have an old netbook and I found that the following processes need to be added to the AV’s Excluded Applications because they will upset the AV component: