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Windows 7: How your ram memory is being used.

02 Nov 2010   #1

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
How your ram memory is being used.

For the curious or those trying to determine who is the big memory user:

There is a new tool available from the SysInternals people.

This took gives you more information than you will ever need or, in my case, be able to digest.

Concentrate on the big picture and not all of the details which are generally only of interest to the software developer.

Introduction to the new Sysinternals tool: RAMMap - Ask the Performance Team - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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02 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Good post. Thanks.
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03 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium

Thanks karlsnooks! And I thought Sysinternal's Process Explorer gave a detailed account of Memory usage. It sounds like RAMMap takes it to an even higher level of detail.

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03 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

That can work,Thanks!
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03 Nov 2010   #5
Kliton x64

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks good post yes
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03 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 10 Pro X64

WOW! The page you linked too by itself has some really good information on memory management in a Windows OS. The tool is a gem, though I noticed immediately it's missing one capability.

In the File Summary tab, it would be nice to be able to click on a file name and have Windows Explorer open to that folder with the file selected.
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03 Nov 2010   #7


sorry for being OT, but your topic heading of 'how your random access memory memory is being used' reminds me of chris tucker telling jackie chan in rush hour that the plural of chinese is not chineses! Now to be on topic, nice link.
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03 Nov 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

This is good. Thanks
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