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Windows 7: High memory load (~80% idle)

25 Sep 2012   #1

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High memory load (~80% idle)

I just installed my new HTPC.

This is the spec:
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AMD A6 with dedicated AGU (ATI Radeon 6530 hd)
4 GB memory
Crucial 64 GB SSD
Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

I dedicated 512 MB for the AGU.

I noticed that the memory load on idle can reach up to 80%.
I checked the memory resource and even if sum up all processes physical memory I don't come near to amount windows is showing me.

I have ~30 processes running.

I'm out of ideas whats eating my memory.

Any ideas?



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25 Sep 2012   #2

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Have you opened msconfig and disabled any third-party software?

Start > Search Programs and Files > Type (without quotes) "msconfig" > Startup tab:

Disable any third-party software (typically bloatware) and keep your AV and any drivers which you may need.

Hope this helps,

Harry
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25 Sep 2012   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
Have you opened msconfig and disabled any third-party software?

Start > Search Programs and Files > Type (without quotes) "msconfig" > Startup tab:

Disable any third-party software (typically bloatware) and keep your AV and any drivers which you may need.

Hope this helps,

Harry
Yes, I'm in selective mode.
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25 Sep 2012   #4

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I found the primary suspect - XBMC.

I booted without it and memory usage was ~45%
I rebooted with it enabled and memory usage was ~75%.

now how do i solve this...
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25 Sep 2012   #5

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What is XBMC? Were you able to boot properly without it enabled?
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