We have a Windows Server 2012 installation that we use as an internal web server. Most HTTP requests are very slow on this machine (about 15 seconds for a simple ASP.NET WebAPI request). We noticed that during a request, the process
MsMpEng.exe's CPU usage is going to 50-90%.
MsMpEng.exe is Microsoft's Anti-Malware executable, included in Windows Defender, Forefront and Security Essentials. However, none of those products is installed on our server.
Where can we configure the Anti-Malware component of Windows Server 2012?