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Windows 7: Physical memory usage jumping to the skies when installing games

10 Jun 2014   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

No I'm not angry. Why would I be angry. Take your time.
Just trying to help you by starting from square one.


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10 Jun 2014   #12
amdor

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

This problem happens with any kind of games. From old quest/adventure games to new. I use uTorrent and I download them from a local peer-to-peer website.
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10 Jun 2014   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

From post #12,

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I use uTorrent and I download them from a local peer-to-peer website.
That could be your problem.
Sorry I never use a torrent so I'm done.
The only thing I know about a torrent is it's one of the best ways of getting infected.

Have a nice day.
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14 Jun 2014   #14
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

We can't help with pirated software so Torrents make some of us queasy, but I realize there is freeware available via Torrents.


It's also real easy to get infected so your AV may be kicking into high gear, which can be observed by ordering Processes from highest to lowest in Task Manager after including all Users. Try MSE to see if this eases.


Start with the malware scans, SFC, establish a Clean boot, troubleshoot with Process Explorer, then work through all of the other Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
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