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High disk usage on startup (ekrn.exe, ESET Service)


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Hello,
I discovered a problem with disk usage on startup. It seems it's caused by the ekrn.exe process (according to Windows Task Manager). This behaviour is visible on multiple machines I own, but it's only a problem on the ones that have slower drives (HDDs or SATA SSDs). I looked up some solutions available on the internet. Most of them suggested using logging software first, but when I try so PC freezes most of the time (only on startup during the high disk usage, after that it works fine).
I also append multiple snapshots from Task Manager (I'm unable to take a snapshot when the system disk is being used, the whole PC freezes).

Snapshot #1:
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Snapshot #2:
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Snapshot #3:
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Edited by Adrian Filcik
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Please try to generate advanced oper. system logs from time when the issue is manifesting. You can enabling logging in the advanced setup -> tools -> diagnostics. Don't leave logging enabled for more than 2-3 minutes since the log will grow quickly. When done, collect logs with ESET Log Collector, upload the generated archive to a safe location and drop me a personal message with a download link.

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