CB PSC: Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools Startup Delay
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CB PSC: Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools Startup Delay


Article ID: 289773


Updated On:


Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint Standard (formerly Cb Defense) Carbon Black Cloud Enterprise EDR (formerly Cb Threathunter)


  • Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools takes 30 sec - 2 min to startup
  • Full sensor bypass resolves the issue


  • CB Defense PSC Console: All Versions
  • CB Defense PSC Sensor: and below
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions


PSC Windows Release Notes the following
"DSEN-5740,EA-15016,EA-15089 Several customers have observed spikes in application start up times. Please note this is not a general performance improvement but rather a solution to customers with cases on EA-15016 and EA-15089."

The fix for EA-15089 was created to resolve an issue with certain routine functions such as opening a command line and running commands taking up to 10 seconds to complete and Visual Studio likewise runs several commands upon startup. 


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