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Having problems with oasrv


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Resurrecting this topic because I am also having problems with oasrv. When I start my computer from off, before I even enter my Windows password something starts to run and eat the CPU, such that it takes forever to bring up the desktop. When my utility opens I can see that my 2ghz CPU is running at 396mhz and that the load is 100%, totally slammed. The process that seems to be using the most resources (60% or above) is oasrv.exe. I shut down OA and this process did not stop. Why would this service not only start before Windows starts, but hammer the CPU like that? When I restart the computer, it usually does not recur.

System: Windows XP, 2ghz CPU, Avast antivirus (I have gone and excluded the OA programs from each shield as recommended above but have not yet done a cold start with this configuration). I was running Spyware Terminator but uninstalled it as I thought its update process might be upsetting OA - no good.

I uninstalled and reinstalled Avast to see if it was somehow upset. I uninstalled and reinstalled OA (but did not reboot twice... what does that do?). No good. I would like to sort this and continue using this good firewall. Any advice would be appreciated.

The attached is the log file from this morning, up until you can see I disabled OA. There is no indication there of what oasrv is doing as far as I can see. It doesn't look any different from the log generated after I restarted.

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Avast antivirus (I have gone and excluded the OA programs from each shield as recommended above but have not yet done a cold start with this configuration).

In the past I experienced similar issues when the whole Avast folder was not excluded in OA. Perhaps...

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