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Windows 7: svchost.exe

16 Sep 2010   #1
Lordofminor

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
svchost.exe

Hello,

Im just curious about my svchost process. Its using 100MB of my RAM. Is it normal? I remember it wasnt so high, and now my Win 7 x64 is using in idle about 30% (before like 24%) with nothing open, only MSE (70MB of RAM)and some other apps under 5MB..

Thanks for reply,
Lord


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16 Sep 2010   #2
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Mine is 160MB. You could reduce the amount of memory by disabling automatic updates.
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16 Sep 2010   #3
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Your memory usage is fine. Don't worry about it.
RAM works better when it is used.
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16 Sep 2010   #4
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello and Welcome !

Download Process Explorer the expand svchost.exe see what processes are running under it.

Hope this helps,
Captain
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18 Sep 2010   #5
Hel975

Windows Vista
 
 

Svchost Process Analyzer - a svchost.exe file checker Svchost Process Analyzer is also helpful program.
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18 Sep 2010   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I wouldn't worry about it, Windows 7 uses ram very different compare to older operating systems. A difference of 6% is no big deal. If you want to see what your ram is doing go to Start and type in resmon hit enter. Go to the top of page and you will see memory.
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