Cpu usage

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Every once in a while my computer's fan would get really loud, so I went into task manager to see if their was some unnecessary processes. I couldn't find any, but noticed that msmpeng.exe was constantly cpu spiking to about 60% cpu usage. I googled it and it is windows defender or something.

Is it natural for it to be cpu spiking? Or is their a way to fix it?

Any help is appreciated. ^^
msmpeng.exe, as far as I'm aware, is part of Windows Defender, and only shows in Task Manager during a scan. My suggestion is to see if anything is scheduled, remove it from the schedule, and manually scan every once in a while. Every other week or so.

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