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ESET Endpoint Security eating all my RAM


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I have a problem with ESET Endpoint Security v8.0.2028.0 memory consumption. Right after startup it uses around 2-3GB of RAM without any reason. I tried disabling startup scan, pausing Firewall and protection without any luck.

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This is unacceptable behavior as system becomes unstable and unusable due to high memory consumption. Sometimes the process appears to kill itself and everything is back to normal (using only ~100MB)  just to reach few GBs in minutes.

What is interesting, the process is behaving normally once in a while (even for several hours) but I can't find the pattern there.

I was suspecting a clash with WSL2 so I added the Ubuntu app directory to exclusions but it did not help too.

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Please generate an ekrn dump by navigating to adv. setup -> tools -> diagnostics and clicking Create when you notice that ekrn is consuming a lot of memory. When done, collect logs with ESET Log Collector, upload the generated archive to a safe location and drop me a personal message with a download link.

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