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McAfee Scanner Service HIgh CPU and Power Usage when on mains but drops when not

My McAfee Scanner Service is consistently the highest CPU (around 20%) and Higest Power Usage when on mains but drops to nothing when not. I reconnect my mains and it goes back to the top again. This means that when I have my cable plugged in the laptop is overheating. I have tried reinstalling and the issue went away for a while but has now returned after a month or so.

Nothing in the logs to indicate the issue, no scans running etc. Its almost as if its trying to scan the power port (duh) or some odd power profile change.

Can anyone assist ?


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Re: McAfee Scanner Service HIgh CPU and Power Usage when on mains but drops when not

This should be posted in the Enterprise forum. Better chance of ananswer as users here use the consumer version.

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