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Windows 7: Low memory/Windows closing programs for me, wanna disable it.

26 Jan 2013   #1
sam6555

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Low memory/Windows closing programs for me, wanna disable it.

Relative info: I have 8GB RAM, 64-bit OS

Earlier I tried playing some Minecraft and noticed I would stop moving every 5-10 seconds, MC would freeze and then regain control after a couple seconds, then this behaviour would loop. I had Resource Manager open to the side and noticed C:\pagefile.sys taking between 10-90MB/s HDD usage. I used the Crystal program thingy a couple months back and I think my HDDs had about 85MB/s Read/write. So obviously there's my problem.

Found out how to disable the pagefile.sys, and did that just fine. Now I'm getting some silly warning saying my memory is low ect ect. I have 8GB RAM and have 4 of those dedicated to MC in it's settings because I pretty much always have at least 5GB free, even when I have all my browser tabs/other programs open.

I heard that this warning appears when you're at 75% used RAM or something, which is silly with PC's nowadays. Is there any way I can go about disabling this super awesome function?


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27 Jan 2013   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Hello Sam mate try reseating the RAM sticks for starters could be as something simple as that.

If the problem persists then I think a memtest is in order it takes a fair time to run (at least 8 passes mate - overnight is good) but at least it will root out any faulty sticks for you.


http://www.memtest.org/


While you are in there just get an old credit card cut an inch strip off it - round the sharp corners off place a piece of microweave cloth - the sort that does not have a fluffy surface ( usually meant for glass) dampen it very slightly with some alcohol (not the drinking variety) and VERY GENTLY wipe down inside the RAM slots to clean them but please do the alcohol in moderation and again very gently. Do the same on the RAM stick contacts -GENTLY.
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27 Jan 2013   #3
Ztruker

Windows 8.1 Pro X64
 
 

I can't find anything that says you can turn this off. All you can do is turn pagefile back on, set it to a low value and see what happens.
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27 Jan 2013   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
I can't find anything that says you can turn this off. All you can do is turn pagefile back on, set it to a low value and see what happens.
Hey Z would this work or not Virtual Memory Paging File - Change
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28 Jan 2013   #5
sam6555

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

I'll run that memtest tonight whilst I sleep.

Just tried running MC again, crashed every time because of lack of memory. Despite Task Manager never going higher than 6.5GB out of 8GB, got a crash log which I'll post at the end. Looked like a ton of addresses to me, but maybe someone can figure something out from it.

Reason I disabled the pagefile was because in the resource monitor I was noticing 100MB/s read/write going to the pagefile, when my HDD speeds are only about 85MB/s. But if it really must be enabled, then I guess I'll have to do it.

Java crash sam 28/01 - Pastebin.com
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29 Jan 2013   #6
Ztruker

Windows 8.1 Pro X64
 
 

ICit2lol, no. That just disables it which sam6555 has already done. It's the low virtual memory error message he wants to disable.
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