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Performance issues with mingw gcc and other apps
I'm a developer. I'm running Norton Security 18.104.22.168 on Windows 10 64-bit. I've been using MinGW gcc (link below) for several years and have not had issues with Norton, but lately every time I compile any source code, and also when I run my own compiled codes, Norton Security burns major CPU cycles on my PC (monitoring these apps?) and everything runs noticeably slower (at least 2-3x slower). Task manager shows Norton using about 50% of my CPU as the compiler (gcc.exe and cc1.exe) runs, for example. Even if I disable NS auto-protect, smart firewall, and silent mode, it still slows everything down and uses a lot of CPU. This has been happening for maybe a couple of months(?) now and is a significant, frustrating change from my past experience with NS. I'm not sure if it started happening due to an upgrade of NS or if it happened when I upgraded to MinGW gcc 7.2. Suggestions? Can somebody also please explain why even when I disable it, NS still uses major CPU cycles and clearly continues to monitor these apps?
Latest MinGW compiler package: https://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw-w64/files/Toolchains%20targetting...