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Windows 7: High RAM Usage At Idle 80% on Nothing


08 Oct 2010   #1

win 7
 
 
High RAM Usage At Idle 80% on Nothing

my ram usage is sky high on nothing have 6gig Windows 7

if u need me to download and post anything pls just ask so i can fix the problem.

i uploaded my Task manager Processes, Performance and Resource Monitor memory.



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08 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Question : Do you oftely use software or games that are memory intensive? If so, Windows preloads them in memory so they load faster. That's the only explanation I have. The others will probably have more ideas though.
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08 Oct 2010   #3

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Looks like there are many unwanted programs running in the background. Open msconfig and disable all the startup items and then restart your computer. Then check resource monitor or task mgr.
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08 Oct 2010   #4

win 7
 
 

i found the problem it was my 2TB External Hard Drive where i have my Movie on.

fist it was 80% usage of ram 6gig after i turn off the External HD its 15%

Thx Guys
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