Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Huge amount of RAM being used - can't use computer properly

03 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Huge amount of RAM being used - can't use computer properly

I don't know what's causing this. Any ideas? Any help much appreciated.

Attached Thumbnails
Huge amount of RAM being used - can't use computer properly-ram.jpg   Huge amount of RAM being used - can't use computer properly-tm.jpg  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Sep 2011   #2

Win 7 Home Premium x64

Run a virus scan. Malware scan, etc. See if it finds anything.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Sep 2011   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Start> In search box type Resource Monitor> Press enter> Click on Memory tab

It should show you what is consuming memory.

A Guy
My System SpecsSystem Spec

05 Sep 2011   #4

windows xp 32bit

Define properly.increase virtual memory.And do a virus scan with a updated antivirus like bru said
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Huge amount of RAM being used - can't use computer properly

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Made my font huge now can't use computer!
Please help. I am using large lcd tv and made my font size 500%. Now all menus are too big to use And I can't change it back. I can't see the bottom of the menu to get back to the choice to change font size. I can't scroll down where it matters to change back. Is there any command to open...
General Discussion
Computer wont shut down properly
Hey so iv been having this problem for awhile and cant seem to get it fixed. So i screwed up trying to update my drivers. I think i installed the wrong updates and it slowed my computer down and it started to not want to shut down properly then it wouldn't start up properly. So anyway i sent it...
General Discussion
Huge amount of BSOD need help please!! Using WinDbg debugging tools.
Hi! My PC is having alot of BSOD everyday and not only once usually 1-6times/day, its getting rly annoying, and specially during gamming. I started to look up information how to fix this and started using WinDbg but I kinda dont understand the codes, so would be rly nice if someone can help me...
BSOD Help and Support
computer not working properly
I have noticed that my computer has not been working properly ever since I installed Firefox 4. The computer does not start up properly and i must do an emergency shutdown on it a couple times before it does work properly. Here is a link to another thread that I had started about this problem so...
BSOD Help and Support
svchost.exe use huge amount of memory
hi, i have win 7 enterprise 64b new image installed and i see that there are many svchost services, but one of them takes more than 120K on startup. is it normally ? Thanks
Performance & Maintenance
Computer can't shutdown properly
My Computer can't shutdown properly in windows 7 from today ! when I shutdown in blue screen said a error then it restart again then after restart this massage show: What I...
BSOD Help and Support

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:58.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App