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Dugby
Level 7

McSmtFwk.exe - Excess CPU Usage

Task Manager shows McSmtFwk.exe using 25% CPU even when no programs are running.  Does anyone know of conflicts it has with ther programs?

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Dinz
Level 16

Re: McSmtFwk.exe - Excess CPU Usage

Hi there,

Could you please let me know if its spiking in CPU all the time or only at times!!! Also, let me know the following details,

What operating system ?
What is the version of McAfee virus scan & DAT version ?
Do you have any other security software installed ?
Do you receive any pop ups/threats in the computer from any virus/malwares?

Regards,

Dinesh K
McAfee Online Community Moderator

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Dugby
Level 7

Re: McSmtFwk.exe - Excess CPU Usage

I have 3 User McAfee Internet Security - don't know DAT version or how to find it

Windows 7 Home Pemium 64 bit

No other security software installed

No pop ups or threats

Task Manager shows McFmtFwk constantly using 25% CPU when nothing else is running.

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Dinz
Level 16

Re: McSmtFwk.exe - Excess CPU Usage

From within your security center , Click on Navigation then click on About and let us know the version of virus scan and DAT version  ?

Check for updates in security center and run a full scan and check the status of the above process, If its still spiking in CPU,

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