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Windows 7: Extremely High Memory Usage

26 Aug 2009   #21
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Try disabling your anti-virus. Currently they just are not working very well with Windows 7.


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27 Aug 2009   #22
Mikaka

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Try disabling your anti-virus. Currently they just are not working very well with Windows 7.
Isn't it a suicide??
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27 Aug 2009   #23
AMG

Win 7 RTM Ultimate x86
 
 

I have not re-installed yet. Need to sort out some work first...

I was thinking along the same lines Mikaka
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27 Aug 2009   #24
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Anti virus programs are causing this to happen, Nod32 and ESET also. No, it's not suicide at all to not have an anti virus program. I'm not using one and havn't had a single problem since build 7000.

In fact since Win7 is new and not even officially released to retail yet, the anti virus programs are causing more problems than they are solving for the time being.
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27 Aug 2009   #25
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

I'm not using an AV either and although I have avira installed it is disabled. I start it up once a month for a scan so as long as your careful you shouldn't have any issues regarding viruses.. If that does not work then i would go along with the others and say fresh install...

Good luck..............
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27 Aug 2009   #26
AMG

Win 7 RTM Ultimate x86
 
 

Well I'v been trying to disable my anti-virus but its not working so i think i should uninstall it

I'v been using my PC the entire evening and it didnt occur once. This is just strang
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27 Aug 2009   #27
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mikaka View Post
Isn't it a suicide??
Depends how careless you are. I've not been running an anti-virus since Vista. If I'm suspicious of a file I send it to VirusTotal.com. If you are not downloading everything under the sun just because someone says you should... You would be fine.
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28 Aug 2009   #28
AMG

Win 7 RTM Ultimate x86
 
 

Still running as normal without it happening again...Hope its gone for good
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