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Intermittent High CPU usage due to ccsvchst.exe on servers with EDR and SEP
Article ID: 241141
Intermittently CPU utilization will spike on servers with SEP installed and EDR enabled. Range includes between 70 to 90% utilized by ccsvchst.exe.
Too many enabled EDR events will cause CPU to spike during heavy usage times.
Remove the following from the EDR event types:
- AntiMalware scan interface (AMSI) activity
- Process Launch activity
- Process terminate activity