We've noticed that anti-virus software can affect your Slate Desktop experience. Some Slate Desktop processes are very intensive reading from and writing to the disk. Antivirus software can interpret this ad bad behavior. I ask that users share experiences regarding their anti-virus packages here where everyone can benefit. Here's an example:
Antivirus package: Windows 10 Defender Graph processing: scrub-tm Behavior: high disk activity causes the Windows 10 Defender to increase its monitoring and CPU time. Expect high CPU percent usage from Defender in this step when generating engines.