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Windows 7: Urgent - Not enough free memory

18 Apr 2010   #11
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TomW123 View Post
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I take it no backup?

Your options are limited. If it were me I would do a clean install, and yes that is a PITA, but, you system is so munged you are going to take weeks to fix where as an install would take you hours.


Let us know if you need help with it

Ken
Clean install?!

With what? I don't think I have a re-install disc!

This is unbelievible...
Do you have the restore dvds?


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18 Apr 2010   #12
TomW123

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TomW123 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post

I take it no backup?

Your options are limited. If it were me I would do a clean install, and yes that is a PITA, but, you system is so munged you are going to take weeks to fix where as an install would take you hours.


Let us know if you need help with it

Ken
Clean install?!

With what? I don't think I have a re-install disc!

This is unbelievible...
Do you have the restore dvds?

I don't think so. I'm having a look now.

Nope i dont
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Apr 2010   #13
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TomW123 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TomW123 View Post

Clean install?!

With what? I don't think I have a re-install disc!

This is unbelievible...
Do you have the restore dvds?

I don't think so. I'm having a look now.

Nope i dont
Is the system still under guarantee?

where did you get it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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18 Apr 2010   #14
TomW123

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TomW123 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post

Do you have the restore dvds?

I don't think so. I'm having a look now.

Nope i dont
Is the system still under guarantee?

where did you get it?
Comet.

And yes, it HAD a 3 year warrently. However:

-I had to rip out the PCI slot covers at the back, because they obviously wern't meant to be taken off.

-I've upgraded the PSU + GPU, and knowing comet that'll viod the warranty as well.

-Oh, and another thing, after I brought it from them 2-3 months after. I got the windows is not genuine message. I thought about taking it in, but I knewexactly what they'd say: "You don't have a genuine copy of windows ..blah... your warranty is now void.
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18 Apr 2010   #15
nickle

Windows 7
 
 

If you can get to resource monitor, keep it open on the desktop while trying to open a program. See if anything spikes.

Edit:
Also go through the process list and selectively shut things down that are not critical. Then try to open a program. I found some malware running a few times by the process of elimination. If nothing else you will be freeing up memory anyways. Hpefully you can free up enough to make some things work.
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19 Apr 2010   #16
TomW123

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nickle View Post
If you can get to resource monitor, keep it open on the desktop while trying to open a program. See if anything spikes.

Edit:
Also go through the process list and selectively shut things down that are not critical. Then try to open a program. I found some malware running a few times by the process of elimination. If nothing else you will be freeing up memory anyways. Hpefully you can free up enough to make some things work.

No luck. ):

Comet is calling tomorrow and going to try talk me though it.
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