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Windows 7: Ram usage up to 80%+ in about an hour

08 Jan 2012   #1
eagleflyfree92

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 
Ram usage up to 80%+ in about an hour

My girlfriend got me this new laptop for Christmas.

Samsung with Win7 64
Intel i3 2.53GHz
8GB of RAM

It's really nice, but one night I realized it was running slow. I opened Task Manager and found that 6.5GB of my 8GB of ram was being used. I closed all my programs, nothing changed. So I restarted it. It stayed down at about 17% but after a while it started climbing again. I've been all over the internet looking for a fix to this but nothing so far has worked. I disabled Super Fetch and Windows search and I know it's not the Firefox leak because I use Google Chrome. Any fixes? Could it just be the RAM? I didn't have this problem with my desktop at all.

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08 Jan 2012   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Have a look at this thread, and follow the advice for creating a Perfmon log from our own Cluberti. See if you can post the log here, and we'll see if he can give it a look.

Memory leak - MSFN Forum

A Guy
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08 Jan 2012   #3
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Indeed, a good idea.
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09 Jan 2012   #4
eagleflyfree92

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

So I went to a friends house with it yesterday and stayed all day, nothing happened. Left it there over night, nothing happened. So I came home thinking "Cool it fixed itself." Well I plugged in this Tascam US800 mixer that I have and my RAM usage started climbing again. Turns out there's a bug in the new update for it. Thanks for the help!
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09 Jan 2012   #5
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Glad you got it sorted. Thanks for sharing the fix. A Guy
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