How does Abtrusion Protector affect the performance of my computer?
Usually, Abtrusion Security has very limited effect on performance.
Whenever an executable file is launched, Abtrusion Protector will first read
through the file, calculate a digital thumbprint of it and compare the
thumbprint to its own database. Normally there is no noticeable effect on
performance from this.
One of the few instances when there will be a noticeable delay is when
running a very large application from a slow network drive or CD-ROM.
Abtrusion Protector will have to read the entire file before it can decide
whether to let Windows run it or not. Windows on the other hand will only
load parts of the file, as they are needed. However, Windows will have to
read the entire file sooner or later too, so in the end, there will not be
If your computer has very limited amounts of memory, the fact that you
are going to run yet another application may slow things down a bit.