Why is Webroot using so much CPU?
If you are running the Webroot Business Endpoint Protection agent and notice spikes in CPU usage, this might be caused by any process running on the system or running too many programs at once. If the Webroot process is elevated, this could be the start of a scan as this activity tends to use some extra resources.
Why is Webroot using so much disk?
Basically the computers that have Webroot installed will spike up to 100% cpu or disk utilization until Webroot protection is either shutdown or reinstalled completely. Webroot support hasn’t been able to actively assist as the computers go so slow that they aren’t able to stay connected or attempt troubleshooting.
How do I stop programs from slowing down my computer?
A few different methods that might come in really handy in this regard are discussed below for your convenience and understanding.
- Disable startup programs.
- Run Disk Cleanup.
- Uninstall unused programs.
- Run a disk defragment.
- Delete temporary files.
Is Webroot good for Windows 10?
Overall, Webroot has a good antivirus scanner — it’s quick, it doesn’t use a lot of CPU, and it detected 93.1% of my malware samples during testing. My only complaints are that the scanner underperformed in my ransomware simulations and that a full system scan may create some lag while browsing.