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Windows 7: Windows 7 64-bit using too much physical memory


10 Feb 2013   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

After reading all the thread, I'm beginning to think that uTorrent is eating too much memory. It's normally very lightweight but in your case it's using more than 50MB which sounds excessive to me (unless you're dealing with MANY torrents at once).

But anyway, in the last screenshot, no program is using an exorbitant amount of memory really, and Chrome is not even running. I'm thinking that maybe some faulty driver may have something to do. Have you updated all important drivers recently?

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10 Feb 2013   #32

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Out of curiosity when using a large amount of memory could you upload an screenshot of Task Manager sorted by the "Peak Working Set". You will need to add the column by clicking View > Select Columns and putting a check in "Memory - Peak Working Set"
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10 Feb 2013   #33

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

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10 Feb 2013   #34

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I just uninstalled Google Chrome...


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10 Feb 2013   #35

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

uTorrent sometimes, on some torrents, uses a lot of memory which you can't see in Task Manager, because Windows, automatically, caches the parts of the upload/download from disk into RAM, for faster access I suppose.

You can disable windows caching in uTorrent settings, but maybe updating is also a solution because I haven't seen this kind of behavior on my system in over a year.
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10 Feb 2013   #36

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Teerex View Post
uTorrent sometimes, on some torrents, uses a lot of memory which you can't see in Task Manager, because Windows, automatically, caches the parts of the upload/download from disk into RAM, for faster access I suppose.

You can disable windows caching in uTorrent settings, but maybe updating is also a solution because I haven't seen this kind of behavior on my system in over a year.
I just disabled caching in uTorrent. I hope it will solve the problem.


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11 Feb 2013   #37

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

You could also stop using utorrents remove the program from your system and see how things work out.
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11 Feb 2013   #38

Windows 7 Professional, 64Bit
 
 

Ya, I am having the same damn issue as well. Just posted a thread about this.
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26 Feb 2013   #39

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It was uTorrent's fault! Seeding takes up too much memory.

Guys, huge thanks for help. I'm marking this thread as solved.
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22 Dec 2013   #40

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How did you list all the processes Google Chrome uses

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Plainview View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
Lingvo.exe which is part of ABBYY Dictionary software uses a fair bit of your memory. Jack already mentioned uTorrent. Chrome is also using a lot. Do you have a lot of addons installed? Or did you just have a lot of tabs open?

Tom
I also think that Chrome is the main culprit.

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
uTorrent.exe 2908 0.49 29,876 K 30,076 K µTorrent BitTorre

This might be a clue.
A bit too much for uTorrent?
Hi Plainview,
What tool/program did you use to display the all the process that Chrome was using?
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