How can I keep MsMpEng.exe from useing so much memory on the startup RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am running a XP OP and everytime I start my computer MsMpEng.exe jumps up to over 70,000K of memory useage.  How can I keep this from happening?
    Monday, May 9, 2011 5:31 PM


  • Hi!

    Its often because of a conflict with another service during the startup. A good way to troubleshoot this is to disable the others services with msconfig tool and then enable them one in a time and find out which service is causing this.

    Best regards,


    • Marked as answer by Miles Zhang Monday, May 16, 2011 2:09 AM
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011 6:46 AM