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Windows 7: All memory used when copying files from Truecrypt container

07 Aug 2016   #11
morph000

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Thanks. Tried that approach and changed buffer sizes,speeds etc to no avail.
System RAM filled up albeit more slowly...
RAMMAP shows that TC is hogging a lot of the RAM, but what to do?


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08 Aug 2016   #12
Callender

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

Since I don't have the problem it's hard to say. If you copy some files and look at RAMMap "File Summary" tab sort highest at top and see if TC is listed. Try looking at how many open handles the TC process has open. There are a couple of settings on my machine that I have changed in the past and I will look at them later. Currently I'm using a different machine.

Another suggestion would be a full removal and reinstall of TC and VC including deleting any leftovers like drivers.
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08 Aug 2016   #13
Callender

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

Also another possibility is that I use CleanMem. See here:

Opera vs G Chrome?

and here:

I Have a Memory Leak.

Generally these types of programs are not recommended here on SevenForums. All I can say is that it works for me. Not sure if it will solve the issue but you could test.
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10 Aug 2016   #14
morph000

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Yes, I've also seen Cleanmem.

..and Sysinternals Cacheset, but it's somewhat dated.
The most promising seems to be "SetSystemFileCacheSize", an OS function, by Uwe Sieber.


The problem is that the initial values aren't defined and there's no clear way of restoring the original values if it doesn't work.
Apart from that it may well do the job as it limits system cache to a specific maximum portion of RAM.


At the moment, I'm dismounting the TC volume when I hit 12GB used, then remount it.
Slower to get the job done, but not by that much.
I'm still transferring 300GB/day...
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10 Aug 2016   #15
Callender

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

Those settings I mentioned but not sure if it helps:
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When you use RAMMap (when copying files) what does file summary tab (Active) show is using RAM? Window needs to be refreshed (F5) as RAM usage increases.


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