High Memorry Utilization By Defender AV (MSMpEng)

Copper Contributor

Hi Team, We are facing issue with MsMpEng service utilizing memorry between 800 MB to 2.5 GB, looking for some advice or bestpractices to be in place for windows.  

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@Anand KavilI am also seeing this issue on a few endpoints and have yet to find a fix. In my instance it consumes CPU, Memory, and disk utilization.

@Anand Kavil 


To help answer your question, we would need to gather additional information so we can best assist you:
1. Is this issue happening on all devices or some specific devices
2. Is there any particular pattern with respect to OS Details
3. What is the antimalware version, engine Version and antivirus Version
Having the same issue as well.