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Windows 7: Physical Memory/CPU Usage showing high


28 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Physical Memory/CPU Usage showing high

I am using Windows 7, with 4GB ram. My physical memory usage goes high upto 3.5Gig even when i use very less applications.

I have monitored using both Performance Monitor (Perfmon.exe) and Process Explorer.
All applications shows the same including my Task Manager/Wdws Gadgets.

My system is normal, but curious to know the reason.

Attached is for reference

Thanks in advance



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28 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

You are doing anything but running less applications. I can see a dozen different applications that can the cause or contributing factor. Java for instance, does it need to be running? All that stuff under "Toaster.exe" do they need to be running?
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28 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

You're also running two instances of Google Chrome. That's going to eat up available memory.
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01 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 

I just wanted to add for more clearance

There are no processes running, still i get more CPU usage and more Physical memory usage.

See attached


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01 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

I see 82 processes in the first, and 85 in the second screenshot.
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01 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Not even showing process from all users.
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01 Mar 2010   #7
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

It is hard to work with your screenshots. For Process Monitor, it would be useful to see the colored bar under Memory tab - like this:



For Process Explorer, you need to show all the CPU intensive processes on top by double clicking on "CPU". Like this:

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01 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 

Just to reiterate....you have 85 processes running. To put things into perspective, I have 43 running. You have way too much junk running in the background. I think it might be best to do some house cleaning.

I know it's nice to have certain things running in the background and or running in the tray, but it's such a horrible habit to get into. Nothing needs to be running in the background. At most your anti-virus software and any of the required Windows services. Anything else is simply bloating the operating system. If you're unsure of what a specific task is in the taskmanager I'm sure we can help you out so you can bring that 85 down to a much lower more manageable number.

Right off the bat here's a list of things that don't need to be running:

ONENOTEM.EXE
realsched.exe
jusched.exe
sprtcmd.exe
quickset.exe
PDVDDXSrv.exe
uTorrent.exe
Toaster.exe

That's 8 processes that are eating away at your RAM and CPU usage. Obviously if you're downloading something in uTorrent it needs to be running. But if you're not downloading anything, close it. Nothing listed above is crucial for the system to run and all of it is easily reloaded when another piece of software might need it.
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01 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Agreed, 85 is way too much junk. You should have under 50 processes, give or take 5. Poor 7.
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28 Sep 2011   #10

windows 7-32bit
 
 
cpu usage

would you plz tell me which of these processes are unnessecarry?
my CPU usage goes too high frequently.specially when i watch a movie or clip with KMplayer or GOMplayer.
I uploaded pictures of processes in task manager

thank you in advance


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