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Windows 7: Memory consumption when copying files / installing

25 Sep 2010   #1
ppmlind

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Memory consumption when copying files / installing

Hi All,

I have a problem that whenever I start copying files or install a program, my physical memory consumption goes to 100%. When I look at the resources, not process seems to be using this memory.

I've tried to disable write-cache, it helps in a way that it takes windows a little more time to consume all memory.

After the copying is done the memory is released slowly.

Thanks for helping


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26 Sep 2010   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

What antivirus are you using?
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28 Sep 2010   #3
ppmlind

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
What antivirus are you using?
Microsoft Security Essentials. I have tried to disable it, but the problem exists.
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