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Windows 7: 60% Ram usage on idle.

22 Dec 2010   #11
Maxxwire

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by devilite View Post
i bought a new pc, and installed windows 7,
and in the ram usage gadget thingy. it shows 60% ram usage.
and the pc is idle,
why is that?
If you post a screen capture of processes in Task manager we could see the CPU usage allocations of each running program and it would be very clear which one(s) are causing 60% CPU usage at idol.

It could be something surprisingly simple. I once ran across a computer with 97% CPU usage at idol and Task Manager showed that it was a Java program and using Auto Runs it was easy to locate the program and prevent it from starting again.

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