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Windows 7: Memory usage issue

19 Jan 2011   #1
rizzir

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Memory usage issue

i do not understand why i have such a high usage for memory when im running next to nothing i just bought this laptop

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19 Jan 2011   #2
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

I see nothing wrong here. Your computer appears to be doing fine.
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20 Jan 2011   #3
rizzir

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

ya well im running windows 7 64 bit so non of what you gave helped me sorry.
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20 Jan 2011   #4
yowanvista

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rizzir View Post
ya well im running windows 7 64 bit so non of what you gave helped me sorry.
The memory usage is perfectly normal, no need to worry about that
Windows7 x64 uses 900MB-2.0Gb when idle
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20 Jan 2011   #5
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Memory usage is fine. I guess that you are using lap top ?
Anyway you can click on show processes from all users,to check if there is any nessesary process that is working.
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20 Jan 2011   #6
cluberti

Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

First, it must be said that task manager is not an entirely accurate method to track memory, used or otherwise. In this case, opening resmon to the memory tab should be sufficient to get a better picture of used memory that is actually currently in use, and used memory that is on the standby list to be made available for other processes should it be required. Task manager does not take this (nor many other nuances) into account when displaying memory information.
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20 Jan 2011   #7
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

900mb-1gb W/2gb RAM installed is completely normal.

As already mentioned, Win7 may use up to 2GB at idle depending how much RAM you have.
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