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Windows 7: Extremely high physical memory usage on idle! (77%)

08 Nov 2014   #1
Bernas24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Extremely high physical memory usage on idle! (77%)

I've posted a thread regarding this a month ago here. I had scanned my PC with Malware bytes and turns out I had 4 malwares. Rebooted it and figured it was the end of it. The thing is this happens occasionally when I'm normally browsing Chrome, the memory usage goes up to 3,89GB out of 4GB out of nowhere. I go to the task manager/resource monitor and I can't find anything relevant I wouldn't normally have. Sure I have about 70 tasks but they're all small and shouldn't be causing trouble. Today it happened while I was installing Sniper Elite v2 - lengthy installation, it was using my whole RAM understandably, yet after it was finished I'm still left with about 80% of memory usage? Please help.

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08 Nov 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

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08 Nov 2014   #3
Bernas24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
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08 Nov 2014   #4
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

The best place to start with memory problems is a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance tab.
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08 Nov 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

All I see is that you are using your ram with a lot of things.
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Using that much ram with the things your computer is doing looks normal to me.
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