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Windows 7: Most Windows 7 PCs max out memory.

22 Feb 2010   #111
z3r010

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
Edit: He's been fired from Infoworld for this; An unfortunate ending | Adventures in IT - InfoWorld
I read this over an hour ago and I'm still laughing, it's about time RCK was found out for the slime ball he is.


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22 Feb 2010   #112
Scotteq

Windows 7 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
FAKE, I guarantee this whole story was faked and by none other than Randall C. Kennedy!

Windows metrics source lies about identity

Edit: He's been fired from Infoworld for this; An unfortunate ending | Adventures in IT - InfoWorld


Oh.... It gets better: *MUCH* Better:

Source: Why we don't trust Devil Mountain Software (and neither should you) | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com


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Who the hell is Devil Mountain Software? And can you trust them?
A small software company based in Florida, Devil Mountain Software regularly releases studies filled with detailed performance and market data about operating systems and browsers, with a special emphasis on Windows. When DMS publishes a report, it invariably makes headlines in some of the leading tech publications on the web. The company isn’t modest about its work, either: ComputerWorld reporter Gregg Keizer last week quoted a company source as boasting, “Outside of Microsoft, I don’t think anyone knows more about Windows performance than us.”

Devil Mountain Software was in the news again last week, with a report claiming that 86% of Windows 7 PCs in the network of 20,000+ machines it monitors worldwide are regularly reaching the breaking point in terms of memory usage. Our in-house Windows experts are skeptical about this data and the company in general.

We asked a team of researchers to look more carefully at Devil Mountain Software and its Exo Performance Network (XPNet) to find out more about the company and its data. What we found is alarming: Dubious claims about the company’s products and its customers; violations of privacy involving the company’s data collection software; and Web posts and interviews with a source who appears to be certainly fictitious.

..and it gets better and better from there.
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22 Feb 2010   #113
patio

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
FAKE, I guarantee this whole story was faked and by none other than Randall C. Kennedy!

Windows metrics source lies about identity

Edit: He's been fired from Infoworld for this; An unfortunate ending | Adventures in IT - InfoWorld
Just recieved that Story in my Inbox via TechSpot newsletter so you beat me to it DMex....
Utter rubbish.
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22 Feb 2010   #114
Wordsworth

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
 
 

A screen shot of Task Manager from a moment ago.

Besides many services running in the background, I have two windows of IE running, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, One Note, Nero, and a movie running in TotalMedia Theatre, and Task Manager and the Snipping Tool.

I was originally going to put 12GB of memory in this machine when I built it in November, but I haven't had a project yet that made me think the 6GB installed is insufficient.

I think Win 7's memory management works just fine, thank you.


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22 Feb 2010   #115
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wordsworth View Post
A screen shot of Task Manager from a moment ago.

Besides many services running in the background, I have two windows of IE running, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, One Note, Nero, and a movie running in TotalMedia Theatre, and Task Manager and the Snipping Tool.

I was originally going to put 12GB of memory in this machine when I built it in November, but I haven't had a project yet that made me think the 6GB installed is insufficient.

I think Win 7's memory management works just fine, thank you.
Yes, but now Taskmanager is running out of space to show your CPUs!
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22 Feb 2010   #116
Wordsworth

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
 
 

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Yes, but now Taskmanager is running out of space to show your CPUs!
LOL. Where will Task Manager put Gulftown?
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22 Feb 2010   #117
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
Edit: He's been fired from Infoworld for this; An unfortunate ending | Adventures in IT - InfoWorld
I read this over an hour ago and I'm still laughing, it's about time RCK was found out for the slime ball he is.

He is a disgusting slime ball with a total lack of integrity. Hopefully, this will finish him.
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22 Feb 2010   #118
dmex

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wordsworth View Post
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Yes, but now Taskmanager is running out of space to show your CPUs!
LOL. Where will Task Manager put Gulftown?
It'll never run out of space


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22 Feb 2010   #119
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wordsworth View Post
Quote:
Yes, but now Taskmanager is running out of space to show your CPUs!
LOL. Where will Task Manager put Gulftown?
It'll never run out of space
HAHA. Where did you find that?
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22 Feb 2010   #120
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wordsworth View Post
Quote:
yes, but now taskmanager is running out of space to show your cpus!
lol. Where will task manager put gulftown?:d
it'll never run out of space

i want!!!!!11!
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