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Windows 7: How do i lower my RAM usage, i have 2GB ram and it's always at 98%

01 Jun 2015   #1
deeptruble

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
How do i lower my RAM usage, i have 2GB ram and it's always at 98%

I am so frustrated I can't use anything on the net, It lags me out on everything what do i do? I have no idea what is causing it to use that much RAM, I checked my Task Manager and disabled everything that caused too much RAM usage , it goes down to 60% then jumps right back up to 98% slowly

picture below shows what happens when i click show processes from all users, I dont' know how most of that garbage is still running, I have removed stuff from my computer but i don't know which ****ing program is filling up my Local Disk C also.

the virus scanner i have is called "McaFee"

and it doesn't even find any viruses which i know must be on my computer!
help me please, I am suffering.


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01 Jun 2015   #2
deeptruble

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

This is what my task manager looks like, I sweaer this thread took me 15-17 minutes to create.


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01 Jun 2015   #3
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

First, 2GB RAM simply isn't adequate for running Win 7 properly. You should have at least 4GB. Go to advisor | United States (USD) and feed it the information it requests to see if you can upgrade the RAM in your machine.

Second, you should get another anti-virus other than McAfee. Just about any AV other than MSE would be better. The free ones tend to have a lighter footprint than the paid ones.
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01 Jun 2015   #4
deeptruble

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

I never had any problems with my 2GB ram before, this started recently and it's annoying me
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01 Jun 2015   #5
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Start by completely filling out your system specs. Look at mine to get an idea of what complete means.
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01 Jun 2015   #6
deeptruble

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

this is what i have so far
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Start by completely filling out your system specs. Look at mine to get an idea of what complete means.


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01 Jun 2015   #7
Sky Ranch

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 

There is a SVCHost that is running showing a rather high 962,952 k. Never seen it that high before on any of my machines.
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01 Jun 2015   #8
deeptruble

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HelloItsMeAgain View Post
There is a SVCHost that is running showing a rather high 962,952 k. Never seen is that high before on my machines.

when i disabled that SVCHost my ram went to 33% but all of a sudden everything started to lose its color like my windows taskbar turned into a windows classic taskbar and then when i pressed refresh and it came back on with a number of 1,000,000

My Firefox also runs at 364,854 most of the time within the 200k-400k range.

is Avant a good anti virus?
My local disk c is also being eaten up, I deleted everything yesterday and used cccleaner and freed up at least 200mb then it started to get chewed again till it reached 0 then went back up to 15.5mb only....
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01 Jun 2015   #9
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

How big is your HD/SSD ( C drive) ?
Are you saying you only have 15.5 MB free space on the HD/SSD ( C drive) ?
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01 Jun 2015   #10
Sky Ranch

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 

In task manager, right click that process then click Go to Service(s) to see what services that particular SVCHost is running.
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