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Question: mdworker_shared - What is this?

Bit of advice please.

Activity Monitor is showing that I have about 10,000 (OK, 37) instances of 'mdworker_shared' running and consuming a fair chunk of memory.

Can anyone please tell me what this is and if there is a way to get rid of it?

Many thanks.


iMac, macOS High Sierra (10.13)

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 9:34 PM


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Question: mdworker_shared - What is this?