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Windows 7: upgrade from xp to 7 to improve ram usage?

24 Sep 2009   #21
kirov

Windows XP
 
 

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24 Sep 2009   #22
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24 Sep 2009   #23
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

730+ MB of memory in use at idle is still insanely high. Now that we have that part confirmed, go back to your process list and find out what's using up that memory.
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24 Sep 2009   #24
kirov

Windows XP
 
 

I think I can take things from here. Thanks guys. One last question, why is windows hitting the page file when it only "needs" 730 mb?
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24 Sep 2009   #25
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Because somethings are paged, regardless of how much memory is free....which is why it's been shown time and time again, that even when people "think" they are turning off their page file....their system is still using virtual memory.
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24 Sep 2009   #26
kirov

Windows XP
 
 

Thanks, this one's solved
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24 Sep 2009   #27
Antman

 

In Windows, all memory is virtual. Windows doesn't really care where it is. That's what memory management (a sub-system) is for.
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