NT4 Service Pack 4. Mozilla talkback M17 McAfee VirusScan 4.02 Strange. When I surf some sites (Slashdot being one) my CPU load goes sky high. Weird thing is, the load comes from McAfee VirusScan, which jumps to 99% CPU. When I kill Mozilla, the load goes down. If anyone wants me to do something on my box, I'd be open for it. This is strange and I'd liek to know what's happening.
I see this too on my NT4 SP6 system. usually related to cache activity? Whenever it happens, I temporarily disable the virus scanner until moz has finished playing with the cache. I've wondered if the lack of filename extensions on files in the cache has anything to do with this, but can't find anything in the mcafee help about special treatment of extension-less files.
--> networking cache, on the assumptions of users (and logical, as virus scanners would check the cache)
Assignee: asa → neeti
Component: Browser-General → Networking: Cache
QA Contact: doronr → tever
Confirming based on two sightings. Gerv
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
I've haven't seen this behavior in quite awhile (at least 2 weeks). WFM now.
Has anyone seen this happening recently, or can we close this bug?
resolving bug as WFM based on Sean's comments
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
VERIFIED/WFM: I haven't heard any complaints of this at work (we use this). I'm going to reopen if I have problems after loading my systems w/ the latest version and scanning.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
QA Contact: tever → cacheqa
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