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After any antivirus scanner has been installed in a computer, it will be loaded into the computers memory each time the computer boots.
This is done to help protect your computer at all times, from any threat.
To do this right-click on the icon associated with the antivirus in the Windows Notification Area (bottom right portion of the screen) and view the Control Center or Properties of the scanner.
For example, AVG users can adjust their scan settings by following the steps below.
The interface of AVG Antivirus Free 2015 uses large icons to easily display types of protection.
But what you need to open is the more advanced settings. This adds another level of security by watching for harmful programs.
It’s important to customize settings to setup the best security possible.
Some examples are web browser toolbars or hidden programs installed along with other programs.
Today, most computers have plenty of memory, however, will encounter a common system slow down as the antivirus scanner is scanning all files on the computer to see if they're infected.
You can often determine if an antivirus scanner is scanning your computer, stop the scanning, and change how often and when the scanning should occur by opening the antivirus properties.
When any program loads itself into memory, including an antivirus program, it will consume some of the total memory available to the computer.If your computer does not have lots of memory, or is already low in memory, this can affect the overall performance of the computer.