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Real-Time Scanning Slows Performance of Windows .bat/.cmd Files

I have a .cmd script running on Windows 7(64-bit) that executes over 20x slower when real-time scanning is on.

On an older machine running XP there is an insignificant difference. As a result I wish to find out if

this difference is due to how McShield interacts with Windows 7 as opposed to XP or

whether it may just be a problem with how my Windows 7 and McAfee are configured.

As a result I have written a small command script that displays the start time then loops 1000x

setting a variable value, and when finished displays the final variable value and finish time.


I would greatly appreciate it if anyone with with  a Windows 7, preferrably a 64-bit, system

could execute the attached script (TimeTest.cmd) with real-time scanning on and then with real-time scanning off

and either confirm or refute the difference in execution times.

On my systen without scanning execution is around 0.75s but with scanning it is around 18s.

Regards

Pianoboy



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Re: Real-Time Scanning Slows Performance of Windows .bat/.cmd Files

I think I have solved the problem.

I re-installed McAfee and now there is no appreciable difference between running the script with scanning off or on.

Regards

Pianoboy