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Windows 7: MSE thrashing disks after boot.

19 Oct 2009   #11
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Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
Trouble is, its options are rather limited.
Yeah, but remember its 'basic security' if your looking for advanced options perhaps MSE isn't for you? No one can make a product thats for everyone. :|

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19 Oct 2009   #12
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Click on settings and see if you can set MSE's scan to coincide with the way you want it

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19 Oct 2009   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

already set that but it does a startup time scan as well and its pretty thorough.
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19 Oct 2009   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Can you exclude the memory test in boot manager?

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19 Oct 2009   #15

Windows 7 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nosmo View Post
......also MSE removes any modified 'HOST' file you might have and replaces it with the
generic one. Does not ask permission either......
That's a bit disappointing. I understand the concept of this being a "basic" security solution, but would it be that complicated to make the hosts file replacement an option (defaulted on, for that matter) for those who do use custom hosts files?
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19 Oct 2009   #16
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64

Used MSE since it came out, and never had it scan on boot, or it does it so quickly it still boots under 30 seconds.
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19 Oct 2009   #17

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Hi Philf,

In case you hadn't noticed the thread title:

MSE thrashing disks after boot.
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19 Oct 2009   #18
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64

Oh dear, apologies guys, haven't had that either, i dont think :S, comp is useable as soon as my Fraps has loaded, HDD is in idle after that.
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25 Oct 2009   #19

Windows 8.1 Pro

This is really the only thing that's preventing me from installing MSE.

Is it really that annoying?
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25 Oct 2009   #20

Windows Seven x64

Did you try disabling MSE from ms-config, which sort of defeats the purpose of it being there, but you could always run it later on?
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