Due to the use of Microsoft Defender, the first loading of the DLLS increases the CPU load of a Defender process enormously. This delays the loading process by about 10 seconds. This behavior is intended by Microsoft Defender and has no specific connection with empower.
In some cases, Defender issues an additional Windows message during such a scan:
This scan process can be controlled by the following Group Policy:
To prevent these performance issues, we recommend that you scan our products in advance, install them per Machine and set up an exclusion in the Microsoft Defender.