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Server 2008 memory leak

I have a Windows Server 2008 machine that is eating up memory.  This server has 12GB of memory.  The problem is once its restarted, it has around 5.8GB of memory. After four to five days, the server has 1.25GB of RAM.  The services that are running on this box is Hyper-V and Backup Exec 2010R2.  Hyper-V takes up around 4GB of memory.  Some services that give me concerns are scvhost.exe [netsvs].  It'll be around 47,000KB  but in a few days it gets over 130,000KB.  Any help would be nice.
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Brandon Norris
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woolnoirCommented:
Follow the below article which will shock you some hints about how to trace memory leaks :)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/177415
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kevinhsiehCommented:
My BackupExec 2010R2 eats memory so bad with the deduplication option that I can't even use it right now. I have an open case with Symantec.
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Brandon NorrisNetwork/Server AdminAuthor Commented:
Thanks for that info Kevinhsieh; post what you find out :)
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woolnoirCommented:
does your server have teamed NIC's ? ive done a little research about HyperV hosts and have come across a few posts which suggest certain vendor NIC teaming drivers can be a reason for massive memory usage. WOuld be interested to know the brand of server, if you have the NIC teaming enabled, or the software/drivers installed....
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woolnoirCommented:
and this article ( http://blogs.technet.com/b/markrussinovich/archive/2009/03/26/3211216.aspx ) may help identifying the problem a little.
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Brandon NorrisNetwork/Server AdminAuthor Commented:
Ended up upgrading server to 2008R2 and it appears to have fixed the issue.
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Brandon NorrisNetwork/Server AdminAuthor Commented:
Problem resolved
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