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Windows 7: When I have a LOT of stuff open, system's slow, don't understand

11 Jul 2013   #11
x BlueRobot


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LMiller7 View Post
Likely victim of apps' memory leakage (taking and not giving it back) if not rebooting often.
Not in any NT class OS.

A process can only leak memory while it is running. When a process terminates all memory will be returned to the system. This is guaranteed by the memory manager. There are some exceptions but they are of no real significance.
That's not necessarily true.

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