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Windows 7: Memory leak when installing/playing games

03 Feb 2016   #1
amdor

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Memory leak when installing/playing games

Hello,

The memory usage of games is more than it shows in the process list. This results in poor performance when playing. I'm a passionate gamer so this is a really big problem for me.
I tried to install my Windows on a fresh partition but the problem still persisted.
The other moment when this problem occurs is when I try to install a game directly (without a third party launcher like steam or battle.net). The installation process shows normal usage, but the memory gets up to 90% within a minute. This problem isn't very important because after the installation is finished I restart the laptop and its ok.
Hope you can help me with troubleshooting.

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