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Gayathri R Norton Forums Administrator Symantec Corporation Vernon G Visitor2 Reg: 12-Jul-2016 Posts: 4 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: High CPU usage caused by file NSBU.exe Posted: 15-Jul-2016 | 3:33AM Consequently, the hosts file is not the culprit here. Just FYI, I mention my experience with Kaspersky because someone above suggested using a different AV program if the NIS issue cannot be resolved. Also run Windows updates to install all the available updates for your Windows. weblink

I will follow up later. Once you choose this setting, Battery Life Maximizer will monitor Norton's activity and, when this problem happens, starts Google Chrome in the background automatically for you.Filed in: TechBlog | Tags: 101, We recommend that if you want to run a Full System Scan, you should schedule it when your system is idle. Even with the hotfix. Continued

Why Is Norton Using All My Cpu

The only rational conclusion is that there is some interplay between Chrome and NIS causing this. After a reboot (not shutdown) it works fine for a while but then the norton security process causes 25% - 90% CPU usage. Seems Chrome updates this file and Norton doesn't like it. What product and version are you running?

THIS IS A BUG.  THIS SHOULD BE NO SURPRISE TO ANY SOFTWARE COMPANY THAT HAS EVEN A MODICUM OF EXPERIENCE WITH COMPUTERS (AND CONCERN FOR THEIR CUSTOMERS).  BUT IT BEARS STATING EXPLICITLY. Why is it taking so long to fix this problem? Gayathri_R Admin Administrator30 Reg: 12-Apr-2011 Posts: 1,035 Solutions: 47 Kudos: 604 Kudos0 Re: High CPU usage caused by file NSBU.exe Posted: 13-Jul-2016 | 5:18AM • Permalink Hi @danbond, @Vernon G, Nis.exe High Disk Usage The W7's Task Manager shows 2 "NIS.exe *32"s running, one under the user name of System, the other under the user name of Admin.

Most of the time, you can ignore these alerts. Customers expect to have a computer security product with the ability to scan every file on the system. Other products I'm not sure Help for other Norton Products: Norton Internet Security & AntiVirus for Mac Norton Security Suite for Comcast Norton WiFi Privacy Norton Small Business Norton Identity Protection However, many Norton users have been complaining about its high CPU usage after closing Google Chrome.

Please check your inbox when you get a chance. Norton Internet Security High Disk Usage Everything was fine, but computer had accumulated 4 years of bloat, so I broke down and did a full wipe and fresh install of Windows 7-64bit. I'll attempt to see if some website added something unwanted to the file. --- To the Symantec/NIS folks, an MS update for .NET Framework 4.5.1 was done for W7 x64-basedSystems on One thought is that within the past couple of days, the NIS Nag Screen has popped up reminding me that there are less than 30 days on the current subscription to

Norton Security High Cpu Usage

Posted: 11-Jul-2011 | 8:21PM • Permalink Thank you for the Helpfull information Kavitha! Thanks anyway for the suggestion :) lmacri Norton Fighter25 Reg: 05-May-2009 Posts: 2,938 Solutions: 77 Kudos: 1,436 Kudos0 Re: Frequent high CPU usage by NIS Posted: 18-Sep-2014 | 8:14PM • Permalink Why Is Norton Using All My Cpu An empty hosts file is technically the default for Win 7 - the "#"'s on each line of the default hosts file shown at How can I reset the Hosts file Norton Using Too Much Memory In my case, the culprit turned out to be my hosts file.

All you need to do is move the slider and select Start Google Chrome to avoid the problem. have a peek at these guys Windows 10 Home x64 Norton Security with Backup { When installed ! } Cyberic Newbie1 Reg: 18-Oct-2016 Posts: 6 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 5 Kudos1 Stats Re: NIS.EXE regularly has high CPU For this reason, we’ve developed several different layers of security that don’t require that system resource-intensive scanning. Firstly, be sure that you are up-to-date with your Norton product. Norton Internet Security High Cpu Usage Windows 10

What actions are you taking around the time the CPU spikes? No luck there. The one or two items mentioned in the "Solution" section of this problem already reported is useless.This problem did NOT occur until Norton 360 version came out. check over here GENERAL HELP Download & Install Renewal & Purchase Threat Removal PRODUCT HELP Norton Security for Windows Norton Security for Mac Norton Security for Mobile Did you get your Norton product from

You will always have two instances of Norton showing. Nis.exe High Cpu Usage Once installed, please let us know if the issue still occurs. No luck so far.

I don't know much else about this so IDK if I can say access it's logs autoprotect: only did this for a few mins and turn off access to the internet.

Since I just recently began using Chrome again after years of exclusively using Firefox, I felt this must be the problem. On my WinXP x86 SP3 desktop, there are two instances of NIS.exe running (one under my username, the other under SYSTEM) and only the one under my username shows an increase I too have suffered from frequent high CPU usage due to NIS for months now. Nis.exe High Memory Usage Here is the interesting part - when running the logger, the 2 NIS processes were not running.  My CPU went down to 1%.

Windows 10 Home x64 Norton Security with Backup { When installed ! } Replies are locked for this thread. The .zip contains a screenshot of the Norton settings, the Task manager usage and the Recourse monitor which match your description. I cannot share the full email I received as it's in French but it says pretty much that this is the best workaround for NIS.exe process getting stuck for days at high this content Thanks Imacri!

You can easily forget about this problem and close all Google Chrome windows and remember it after your battery is drained...Battery Life Maximizer will help you to avoid this problem by Some other programs induce this behaviour too such as word. Mark it as an accepted solution!I am not a Comcast employee.Was your question answered?Mark it as a solution! 1 Kudo Posted by swmbo5 ‎04-15-2014 11:50 PM Visitor Member Since: ‎01-31-2010 Posts: However as soon as I opened up google chrome and then closed it, the symptons returned.

This is a new problem, and I've noticed that in the W7 PC (only) that Norton Community Watch is creating reports but not submitting them; the reports have remained in a Both are at ver I see two NIS processes - one is well behaved, the other isn't. Neskowin Contributor4 Reg: 12-Jul-2016 Posts: 8 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 4 Kudos0 Re: Norton Security causing high CPU Usage Posted: 12-Jul-2016 | 6:37PM • Permalink BTW, RE TONY'S MESSAGE.  THIS KIND OF I can hear the CPU fan going full pelt from the other side of the room, and when I bring the screen back on and check Task Manager, the nis.exe *32

Common thing I am seeing. lmacri Norton Fighter25 Reg: 05-May-2009 Posts: 2,938 Solutions: 77 Kudos: 1,436 Kudos1 Stats Re: Frequent high CPU usage by NIS Posted: 12-Dec-2014 | 6:22PM • Permalink Hi RoyRogers: Just a comment mean that these are just comments ignored when the hosts file is processed. Well, that’s one way of loosing customers..

Are Windows firewall and Windwos Defender off or managede by Norton (dependent on OS). How did you deny access? I don't understand why Norton doesn't at least contribute to this thread and try and come up with a solution. It won't take as long as a Full System Scan, since it targets specific areas for scanning. 3) High CPU usage of Norton processes while no scan is being run.

First 30 mins after install were good. It makes Symantec/Norton look really bad and incompetent.  Cliffordj Contributor4 Reg: 21-Jun-2008 Posts: 15 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Norton Security causing high CPU Usage Posted: 07-Jul-2016 | 5:26PM • As soon as I removed the entries from my hosts file, the problem was gone. I have another system running V21 latest version.

I can induce NIS's cpu eating habits by opening chrome for at least 5 mins every 10 mins.  lmacri Norton Fighter25 Reg: 05-May-2009 Posts: 2,938 Solutions: 77 Kudos: 1,436 Kudos0 Re: Of course, that's a guess, if you would like to start a new thread (as this is old and cluttered), I'd be glad to help you if I can.