Quick Scan No So "quick" - Userinit.exe

I noticed that Quick Scan quite often struggles for ~5 minutes or more (!) on "userinit.exe" (the last file scanned, usually at 89%). Is this normal?

Windows 8.1 x64.


  • Hiya,

    Not unusual for me, I have seen it stick for some time during a "quick" scan on my Win 8.1 laptop, in fact last night it refused to complete. :( I will add that on this Win 8.1 desktop the longest it has hung for is 3 minutes - still not good but not too much of a problem.

    So yes, it happens and I hope by reporting this here BD Techs will have a look. It is similar to the problems being experienced with Win 7 users and the hang with winhttp.dll.

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