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Windows 7: Window flashing

10 Sep 2017   #11
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

It does look like you are running out of memory. This MS website explains what happens when memory is low & the computer starts accessing the page file & the hard drive. You can see this in your screen shot of Memory, 100 Hard Faults/sec graph.

You only have 2 Gb of memory installed which is the minimum for Windows 7 x86. If you frequently have a lot of programs open or open & close programs a lot, then you will stress the low memory factor. The maximum memory Windows 7 x86 will utilise is 4 Gb so there is no point in going for more that 4 Gb, unless you are prepared to install Windows 7 64 bit.

I see alot of hard faults per second. Should i do something to resolve - Microsoft Community

This website gives a lot of detail about memory usage & may help you.

What Are Hard Faults per Second (aka Page Fault), and How Many of Them Is Too Many?


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11 Sep 2017   #12
zeromido

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

That's the maximum Hard Faults/sec. And there are many question marks like: why does it happen after a period of time (sometimes without any resource-eating activity)? And why does it disappear after a Log off? And why it doesn't affect custom designed widows?
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11 Sep 2017   #13
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Ranger got to the point.
M$ says that Win 7 32 will run with minimum of 1G. That was before SP1.
Try to buy (2+2)G and replace the one you have. Don't mix two kind's of memory or you may get other problems.
Your MB use DDR3, doesn't it?
DDR3 is quite easy to find. You can use a higher speed memory type.
I would buy a DDR3 1600. 4GB (2 x 2GB), DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800), Desktop Memory, Memory, Components - Newegg.com
I have used GSkill on my computers
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12 Sep 2017   #14
zeromido

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Thank you all guys :)
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12 Sep 2017   #15
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

You are welcome & thanks for getting back. Have you installed new memory up to 4 Gb?.
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13 Sep 2017   #16
zeromido

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Not yet... Soon maybe :)
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