nod32krn.exe recently causing high CPU usage

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by GrijzeGeest, Mar 4, 2008.

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  1. GrijzeGeest

    GrijzeGeest Registered Member

    Mar 4, 2008
    Since about a week nod32 seems to be causing high cpu usage (>90% in nod32krn.exe according to the taskmanager) and stalls programs that are trying to perform a task that involves writing to the hard drive (not the other programs). This happened when downloading programs (using Seamonkey 1.18 both archives and other) and when extracting archives using winrar (3.71). (programs were not updated recently)

    This never happened before and I was wondering if anyone else notices similar behaviour.

    \\\\ My Info:

    NOD32 antivirus system information
    Virus signature database version: 2921 (20080304)
    Dated: Tuesday, March 04, 2008
    Virus signature database build: 12091

    Information on other scanner support parts
    Advanced heuristics module version: 1070 (20080212)
    Advanced heuristics module build: 1171
    Internet filter version: 1.002 (20040708 )
    Internet filter build: 1013
    Archive support module version: 1065 (20080229)
    Archive support module build version: 1207

    Information about installed components
    NOD32 For Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/x64 - Base
    Version: 2.70.39
    NOD32 For Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/x64 - Internet support
    Version: 2.70.39
    NOD32 for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/x64 - Standard component
    Version: 2.70.39

    Operating system information
    Platform: Microsoft Windows XP
    Version: 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2
    Version of common control components: 5.82.2900
    RAM: 1024 MB
    Processor: AMD Athlon(TM) XP 3000+ (2166 MHz)
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