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synergyd.exe memory leak (1.8.8)


CJRhoades

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This process leaks memory at the rate of about 750MB/day for me. After a week of uptime my system idles at ~8GB memory usage. The amount of memory its using doesn't show up in task manager. I found the issue by looking at the paged pool in process explorer. Killing the process every other day is an annoying solution. Any better ones?

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Synergy 1, unfortunately, is no longer in active development. Note that Synergy 1 will still be worked on, but from what I've understood from Symless, they don't plan to work on it any longer.

Synergy 2 is on the verge of coming out as a final release and if you would like to buy a discounted early access so that you can try to see if synergyd continues to memory leak, go here: https://symless.com/synergy/early-access

Note that you can pay $19 there, and not only will you get early access, you will also get the full license to the final version of Synergy 2 Pro for free. That is an option if you'd like to consider it. If it persists on Synergy 2, post about it in the corresponding forum subtopic.

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I was under the impression that my purchase of a synergy pro license included free updates forever. Is that no longer the case?

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2 minutes ago, CJRhoades said:

I was under the impression that my purchase of a synergy pro license included free updates forever. Is that no longer the case?

When did you buy your license?

@Nick Bolton's plan is still quite ambiguous to me. I don't quite understand, to be honest, how he's gonna handle license transfers from Synergy 1 to Synergy 2. Best clarify with him before I suggest anything potentially wasteful with your funds.

I believe he's gonna give you all a discount if you bought it when that was advertised, but I have no idea. Again, best to let him clarify here.

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About 5 months ago. I'm pretty sure one of the features listed were free lifetime updates but it's not like I have a screenshot to confirm that or anything. 

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Just now, Kelvin Tran said:

It was. When did you buy your license? That's why I asked.

5 months ago, like I said. I checked my email and the exact purchase date was 6/4/17.

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to bad he didnt declare harry potter to be real, but hey! if it said you'd get free lifetime updates, you get synergy2.

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