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com.avast.MacAvast.MAD used 2,8 GB of RAM
« on: April 06, 2012, 10:28:16 AM »

when run an Full Scan with avast! Free Antivirus version 7.0 (36454) i see an memory use of com.avast.MacAvast.MAD with 2,8 GB!. I run on macbook pro with 8GB Ram and Mac OS x 10.7.3. When the full scan is finish the com.avast.MacAvast.MAD will not release the memory back :(

Is this normal?

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Re: com.avast.MacAvast.MAD used 2,8 GB of RAM
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2012, 09:54:19 PM »
I had not payed attention to that process, but I just ran a scan and it consumed 1.84GB and stayed at that level even after the scan completed, also on 10.7.3

UPDATE: After Force Quitting the process it relaunched with a much more typical memory use of 25MB
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