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Windows 7: Memory not releasing

04 Oct 2010   #11
HiraniNima

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
This might help you. Go to Start and type in resmon and then go to memory and you will able to see what your memory is doing and what amount of memory different programs are using.
Going there and adding up the "commit" memory I got 2147mb. Below that, In Use: 5411mb. Modified: 49mb. Standby: 6736. Free: 95.

I've actually checked there before and its the same thing when I have 10+gb in use, it only adds up to 2-3gb.


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04 Oct 2010   #12
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HiraniNima View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
This might help you. Go to Start and type in resmon and then go to memory and you will able to see what your memory is doing and what amount of memory different programs are using.
Going there and adding up the "commit" memory I got 2147mb. Below that, In Use: 5411mb. Modified: 49mb. Standby: 6736. Free: 95.

I've actually checked there before and its the same thing when I have 10+gb in use, it only adds up to 2-3gb.
First you are getting the "message" because you arent allowing windows to manage the page file. Second windows will take about half of your free memory and put it into standby (as noted in your post it does)

So. 3 gigs for apps, 6.7 for standby=10 gigs. when you reboot all you do is force the standby to be rebuilt there by slowing it down.

It is perfectly natural normal and correct. Just get rid of the message and you should be fine

Ken J
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