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Windows 7: [RAM] Memory Leak

10 Jan 2015   #1
ponlas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
[RAM] Memory Leak

Hello, I'm new to this forum and I've been having a problem with this ram issue lately.. Basically, my computer builds up RAM over time which is impossible to clear unless I restart my computer. Any solutions? Thanks




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10 Jan 2015   #2
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
RAM usage.

It's supposed to do that. Yes you can clear it but RAM usage will soon increase as you start using your machine. You don't need to clear it.

Why do you want to?

Edit: Windows will free up RAM automatically when needed.

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10 Jan 2015   #3
ponlas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

But the thing is the most RAM I've used is around 2gb, the 5gb are taken by windows and it makes my computer laggy.
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10 Jan 2015   #4
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Post a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance tab when the problem occurs. This provides important information not found elsewhere.
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10 Jan 2015   #5
ponlas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This is the screenshot, I haven't restarted for 10 hours.


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10 Jan 2015   #6
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Page file size?

What's the size of your page file? Try increasing it and see what happens. Other than that take a look at this article:

Blogs - Mark's Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Once you've read it you know as much as I do on the subject.
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10 Jan 2015   #7
ponlas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

How do I increase the size of my page file?
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10 Jan 2015   #8
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

Right-click Computer, click Properties, click Advanced system settings and on the Advanced tab note the Performance section. Click Settings then click the Advanced tab. I like to make my Paging File/Virtual Memory maximum and minimum sizes the same.

Also check out Ways to improve your computer's performance in Help and support and the ReadyBoost part.
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11 Jan 2015   #9
ponlas

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Like this? I'll restart my computer to see what happens.


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11 Jan 2015   #10
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

Yes, but first be sure to click Set or it won't be saved.
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