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Windows 7: RAM usage creeps up?

15 Aug 2009   #41
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jabdon View Post
what am i doing ? just My PC 2 day alive and hour per hour my ram usage rise . which my work wrong ? .
As far as I can tell, absolutely nothing is going wrong. Your machine is doing what your machine should do.

Please have a look at my screenshot. (sorry, it's from Vista, but I am on my wife's laptop).


The only thing open at the time this screenshot was taken was Outlook and Firefox. Notice that out of 3GB of RAM, that it shows only 29MB free? Now, look right above where it says Cached...see how it has 1868MB cached?

If anything ever came along and needed RAM, windows could make all of the 1868 available as well as the 29 free....providing 1897MB of RAM in an instant. So, I really have 1897 free and available to use or nearly 66% of my RAM.

I believe you are looking at the 29MB free number and saying "oh no, I've got less than 1% memory free....my machine is going to crash". This is simply not the case.


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15 Aug 2009   #42
Jabdon

Windows 7 Build 7600 RTM
 
 

ty pparks1 for replaying .
but when my ram usage is 89 % i cant run game and program of windows fast and stable . how i can free cached memory ?
The only thing open at the time this screen shot was taken was FireFox and IDM .


i thing a program or a driver make this wast . how i can find them ?
ty for replaying .
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15 Aug 2009   #43
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jabdon View Post
ty pparks1 for replaying .
but when my ram usage is 89 % i cant run game and program of windows fast and stable . how i can free cached memory ?
The only thing open at the time this screen shot was taken was FireFox and IDM .


i thing a program or a driver make this wast . how i can find them ?
ty for replaying .
the cached RAM isn't a problem as it is still available but it is cached for quick access...something is actually using the RAM right now...check your processes and see whats up
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15 Aug 2009   #44
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jabdon View Post
what am i doing ? just My PC 2 day alive and hour per hour my ram usage rise . which my work wrong ? .



plz help me
Jabdon

first the picture doesn't open to any size

K
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15 Aug 2009   #45
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jabdon View Post
ty pparks1 for replaying .
but when my ram usage is 89 % i cant run game and program of windows fast and stable . how i can free cached memory ?
The only thing open at the time this screen shot was taken was FireFox and IDM .


i thing a program or a driver make this wast . how i can find them ?
ty for replaying .
Interestingly, you don't have much cached....thus something is actually using your RAM. Even with your free, and cached ram...you only have about 170MB of available RAM...which is why you are experiencing problems.

In your earlier screen shot, it showed CCC.exe taking up tons of RAM (500-800MB) if I remember correctly and that is the ATI catalyst control center. Seems to me that it shouldn't take so much RAM. Might want to look into that and see what the deal is.
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15 Aug 2009   #46
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
In your earlier screen shot, it showed CCC.exe taking up tons of RAM (500-800MB) if I remember correctly and that is the ATI catalyst control center. Seems to me that it shouldn't take so much RAM. Might want to look into that and see what the deal is.
He definitely has something wrong going on. Looking in my Task Manger CCC.exe and MOM.exe (second ATI process) are using around ~13 MB combined.
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15 Aug 2009   #47
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Here was the original link that he posted;
DAPIX.ORG - Free Image Hosting

That shows ccc.exe is using 567,528KB

Something there is seriously wrong. Almost like a memory leak.
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16 Aug 2009   #48
Jabdon

Windows 7 Build 7600 RTM
 
 

hi ,
i using this detail for ATI Driver :

Driver Packaging Version 8.632-090702a-084683C-ATI
Catalyst™ Version 09.7
Provider ATI Technologies Inc.
2D Driver Version 8.01.01.921
2D Driver File Path /REGISTRY/MACHINE/SYSTEM/ControlSet001/Control/Class/{4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}/0000
Direct3D Version 8.14.10.0678
OpenGL Version 6.14.10.8787
Catalyst™ Control Center Version 2009.0702.1239.20840

and if u thing this driver make mistake i uninstall it ?
just i say that when i restart windows everything its true and ram usage is :




i thing in duration windows alive 1 program or driver waste my ram . if i find source I KILL IT
ty for replaying .
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18 Aug 2009   #49
Jabdon

Windows 7 Build 7600 RTM
 
 

hi all ,
i change ATI VGA driver from CAT 9.7 to CAT 9.8 and everything fine . my problem sours was CCC.exe and CAT 9.7 . tanx all of friend for replaying and helping me .
Good Luck .
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24 Mar 2011   #50
TroyF

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I have a similar problem with 6GB of memory. After bootup, only 25% of it is used, but around 12 hrs after bootup, it creeps into and past 85%. The problem is not so much the memory itself as the side effects once it gets up there of waiting almost a minute for most programs to load or respond at all, crashes of internet explorer, Microsoft Word pausing for 10 seconds or more without responding to the keyboard, etc.

And yes, I have a less capable machine running the same operating system that does not do this. But that does not mean I laugh at those who have the problem. As of now, my power machine needs rebooting every few hours, or perhaps it is time to reinstall the operating system from scratch (shudder)?
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