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Windows 7: High RAM usage

14 Aug 2010   #21
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Firefighter View Post
At that time, I just opened google chrome 2 Tabs and nothing else
That should not eat so much CPU. Check in Task Manager > Processes what's going on. Make sure you click on "Show processes from all users" and then set the CPU column so that the processes with high CPU usage show on top.

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14 Aug 2010   #22

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1

Hmm at 1st glance it looks normal, but what threw me off was your total commit size which is

33 GB?

Wow that is massive for your amount of RAM which is only 2 GBs.... Are your page file settings manual or Windows managed? A 30GB page file is kinda overkill for only 2GBs of RAM...
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14 Aug 2010   #23

Windows 10 Pro x64

Commit limit includes reserved pages that haven't actually been allocated yet, but these pages have to be tracked (just in case they're called in to be allocated at some future time). While 33GB commit charge is a tad large, it's not impossible (heck, 100K of that could be allocated and ~32.9GB reserved and your commit charge will be 33GB). Still sounds like something fishy's going on though, and a thorough check for newer drivers and removing any running apps that include LSPs or kernel filter drivers (like 3rd party antivirus or firewall software, some CD/DVD burning utilities, etc) might want to also be removed as a test to see if it continues as well.
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15 Aug 2010   #24

Windows 7 Professional 64Bit

um can you guys teach me how to see the commit stuff and how to adjust the size?

And also my computer is a part of my school network. So Im the only one who logged on.
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