Invasive, slows computer

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I stopped using Trend Micro for two years, due to it's invasiveness, slowing down my computer and taking so long to load up after starting. I had switched to MacAfee during that time. Looks like I'll be going back to Mac. because, if anything, my computer is even slower than before with Trend Micro. (It's set to 'best performance.)


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Posted 9 months ago

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TM_Mac, Alum

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Sorry to hear about your experience with Trend Micro. Rest assured that our experts have improved the quality of our products for the last couple of years. 

There can be a lot of reasons why your computer is running slow. It could be that the memory of your computer is running low. The age of the computer can also affect its speed. Also, if there are too many programs and applications running at the same time, that could also slow down your computer. Conflicting softwares can also add to the problem. 

One way to check on what's really causing your computer to slow down is by going to the Task Manager, then checking the background processes. Look if there is any application that you might is taking too much disk usage. Another way is, try to check your RAM or your hard disk memory. You might already need to free up some space already for your computer to run faster. 

Since you are going back to Mac, you may want to check out our Antivirus for Mac

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Tom Emmelot, Champion

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Hi TM_Mac, Official Rep, ONEMARBLELEFT

He mend of course MacAfee and not a Mac PC.
Did you run the latest version of TM?
Reinstalling the latest version of Trend Micro Security program
And putting it to best performance could not slowdown the PC all the time, on my PC there is no startup time difference in the 3 startup type's.
So maybe it is the hardware that is at his end?
Here from you.

Kind regards,