Some viruses can call themselves that too. for Windows, go with Microsoft Security Essentials Ray It starts at boot time making booting very slow. i'm not downloading anything. Larry Williams Eats up CPU time so much that other apps become unusable, particularly if system has been on for a while.
Could this be a weakness in the Symantec Antivirus Scanner that a virus or worm exploites? You can provide a URL or simply describe the source. We leave our computer on the night before the scan so that the scan happens at night when we're not at the computer. To help you analyze the Rtvscan.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such
When I look at the processes, I can see the CPU is running at 100% most of the time. If it wasn't this, it would be something else. I am downloading an update from Nero to see if updating my software for the drive will solve this although I am not hopeful. Nick My computer is slow as heck during this scan.
There should be a way to set it as a background task, but all efforts to that effect so far have resulted in "Access Denied". I am a fireman and havibg a busy day here at work. James It is CPU and memory hog. Rtvscand Linux Rtvscan.exe is able to monitor applications and hide itself.
So I think its dangerous. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points. Security Rating: --- don't know --- 1 (not dangerous) 2 3 (neutral) 4 5 (dangerous) Your opinion about this file: Web page with more details: Your first name: More process http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/rtvscan.exe.html Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware Process name: Symantec AntiVirus Product: Symantec AntiVirus Support: Help link Update link Uninstall tool Company: Symantec (symantec.com) File: Rtvscan.exe The real-time scanner
Please focus on the content not the person! Rtvscan.exe Disable Posted 14 August 2009 - 03:03 PM You can't have 90% system idle, and 60%+ system usage. See also: Link Nigel It's an I/O problem on my laptop -- the disk never stops spinning and doing any kind of work requires a great deal of patience. I discovered that we had been hit with W32.Downadup virus.
Click OK. SRINUT31 View Public Profile Find latest posts by SRINUT31 tpeters Posts: 26, Reputation: 2 New Member #5 Dec 20, 2006, 01:12 PM More on SVCHOST: Svchost.exe groups are identified in What Is Rtvscan Doesn't cause me any problems. Rtvscan.exe Slowing Computer Never had a problem wtih Symantec Endpoint Protection.
i could not. Rick killing the process will help, it will start again automatically however it will use significantly less resources Donald Rtvscan is a total dog and waste of time it hog the Symantec's antivirus considers ALL activities on the PC a threat and is constantly running to defend the PC. To get more information about the patch, visit the Symantec web site. Antivirus Live
rperez maxes out CPU in bursts and permanently H Slows you to crap as it does is your virus scan. Copy this file same place .that path neme c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe . It might be worth getting a rootkit scanner from Sophos or one of the others offered on the 'net, just to exclude that possibility. Period. (Though It may be dangerous from a stability standpoint) redsai I heard of some issues with users noticing their pc's locking up last week, my pc was also slow.
Back to top #8 sknis sknis Digital Guru Digital Guru 28,179 posts Gender:Male Location:Hou,Tx Posted 15 August 2009 - 02:36 AM Of course, your anti-virus is scannning everthing that you computer Should have it running in the background at night, not in the middle of the work day. If you use Symantec Internet Security Suite, the rtvscan.exe runs continuously to automatically scan any file that enters your system.
Bob the Tailor Bloody RAM HOG. What version of NIS(Norton Internet Security) are you using, does your PC cover the recommended specs for this application? So it might have been a good idea by Symantic but comeon guys make it a little less of a hog! Click here WinZip Data Compression Utility <> Click here WinRAR Data Compression Utility Click here 7-Zip Data Compression Utility17.
AntiVirus programs are useless resource hogs. So, taking what you all have siad, maybe it's corruption is deserved. Annoying edislasm Rtvscan is a good program in theory. Use only if you are forced to by a company policy, Symantec's only area of expertise is fooling managers into thinking they're a "safe" option.
and it also kills the RTVSCAN process marabunta The RTVScan process is used to automatically scan files as they're being downloaded. Click to Run a Free Scan for Rtvscan.exe related errors Users Opinions Average user rating of Rtvscan.exe: based on 175 votes. Then see if your DVD behavior changes.This should either implicate or clear your security software in the problems you're having.