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Windows 7: Windows 7 uses 1gb RAM idle

26 Nov 2009   #1
iphupho

Windows 7
 
 
[SOLVED] Windows 7 uses 1gb RAM idle

Hi!

Two days ago it used only about 600 MB of Ram when idle.
Yesterday it suddenly started using 1 GB idle and it froze a few times.
Why the sudden change? Can you help me decrease the usage?

PS If it helps, the problem started after installing G Data AV (before I used Nod32) and now I installed nod again and the usage is still the same.

I enclosed a picture from Resource Monitor in the attachments.
Explorer.exe is using 70mb. Is that normal?




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26 Nov 2009   #2
helmutcheese

Vista (Hate Win 7)
 
 

Check for Memory leaks, use Task Manager and see if over the coarse of the day does anything creep up (Memory Usage).
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27 Nov 2009   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

NOD 32 is famous for eating Ram, it's been a problem for quite a while now.
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27 Nov 2009   #4
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Try restoring to a time before you installed that AV, and see does it help.
it might be the simplest thing to do.
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27 Nov 2009   #5
costello

win7
 
 

depends also if it's 32 bits or 64 bits version ...
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28 Nov 2009   #6
iphupho

Windows 7
 
 

It's 32bit Version
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28 Nov 2009   #7
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Search Indexer seems to be taking a large share of ram, has that always been like that?
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28 Nov 2009   #8
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
NOD 32 is famous for eating Ram, it's been a problem for quite a while now.
Not on my system it ain't
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28 Nov 2009   #9
costello

win7
 
 

try to disable some services,search index....
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28 Nov 2009   #10
iphupho

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by costello View Post
try to disable some services,search index....
Which services am I allowed to disable?
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