windows defender issues? & other AV issues?

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Tue Jan 8 17:36:15 CET 2019

It's kind of always been this way. I remember getting brand new Dells, installing all the software they need, joining domain etc. Last step was installing AV. The reason I put that last because the performance hit if I did it first would have doubled my deployment time. <sigh>

Bob S

> On Jan 8, 2019, at 08:08 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Bob Sneidar wrote:
> >> On Jan 7, 2019, at 17:59 , Richard Gaskin wrote:
> >>
> >> Maybe this is one more reason to move everything to the cloud,
> >> to end the tyrrany of overzealously monitored local disk I/O. :)
> >>
> >> I honestly don't have the quick-fix answer that will keep our
> >> customers happy with disk-intensive apps.
> >>
> >> Sugggestions?
> >
> > SSD?
> Alas, my tests were done on an SSD.  I haven't used platters for anything but backups in half a decade.
> In a few years we may reach a point where the speed difference between disk and RAM will be so minor that it'll render half of the things they teach in CS101 obsolete.
> But for now, the order-of-magnitude difference on writes introduced by Defender's RTP will likely remain a problem until Windows brings their AV monitoring methods in line with more advanced packages.
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin

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