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Windows 7: Windows 7 Ram usage???

07 Jun 2009   #71

Windows 7 64-bit

I try to keep as many things not running as possible. What I did notice though, is that I have Aero on and have not touched any other setting on the system. All the services that come activated with W7 have not been touched. I have not disabled any of them. I have not even tampered with the looks of W7. The quick launch icons are there and even then, W7 uses about the same resources than Vista Ultimate 32-bit running on bare minimums. At least on my laptop with a dual core.

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07 Jun 2009   #72

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

You might want to fill in your system specs so that we can tell more about your set up. Is the system running slow, or doing something odd?

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07 Jun 2009   #73

Windows 7 64-bit

Oh no! Thanks for asking. My system is running great. I was just throwing in my 2 cents.
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08 Jun 2009   #74

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 7127

Im guessing, so 0% with more than 60 processes running could be a stable system? Apart of all the fixes and other stuff like that? My cpu readings are almost always at 0% if i dont touch anything, no matter the applications opened.

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09 Jun 2009   #75

Windows 7 Build 7600|16384- 64bit

Well it is at 0%, but your ram is still being used on the fly. There should always be something using your CPU, especially with 60 processes running, even if it is getting the time sync from microsoft. I have found that with 4cpus, all have to be at 1% or greater for it to show 1% due to it takes the average of your CPUs, which in yours and mine is 4. So if one or two processors says 1%, then that is <.5 which doesn't show up as anything on the blip.
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15 Jan 2010   #76

7 x64

So I'm coming out the wood works with a similar issue. My CPU is running at about 1-4% while running Chrome with 1-3 tabs, IRC connected to two servers, and AIM. The kicker is both the window side bar gadget and task manager report me running at 85% of my ram in use out of 6gigs, worse yet, I can close all of this walk away for half an hour and still be at 85%

Any thoughts?
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15 Jan 2010   #77
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

57 processes and 973MB on a 3GB system.
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16 Feb 2010   #78

windows 7
help me pleese windows 7 problem

hi all

first my computer has just recoverd from the black screen of death as well as the blue, thank you to the guys who make the fix for it

i have had windows 7 for about 4 months now but i am not getting fast roaming speeds so as i looked into it i have only got 1gb ram in use and the other gig is being un used
this is the message:

installed memory (RAM): 2.00 GB (1.00 GB usable)

i am running the 32bit vision but want all my ram to be in use as it cost money to buy these things
could any one help
thank rich.
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16 Feb 2010   #79
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

From where do you get the "1GB usable" number from?
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26 Apr 2010   #80

Windows 7 Ultimate

There is a program called Windows 7 manager - and it has an option to set the amount of RAM WIN can use,the lowest lv is 256mb.
That way it can use min RAM,but fast boots are not guaranteed.
I have 2gb of RAM and it stays at 35% when idle and max 45% (btw 32bit) if i do a lot of things.
To the users that want their RAM freed this works but it may take longer to boot up etc.(dont let this scare you only 1-2 mins max)

URL: (its not genuine but works) Hope i helped.(or not)
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