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Windows 7: Big memory bump at startup

21 Jul 2014   #11

Windows 7 Pro-x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Total Cereal View Post
A while ago, I did run a program that automatically downloaded and installed drivers (don't remember the name of the program). I'd have to guess that it gave me a bad driver and that's what's to blame.
It may have also given you PUPs and malware. It's not a good idea to get drivers from the "fix all" dealers. You never know what's being installed until it too late. It's better to get your drivers from the original source or OEM site.

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21 Jul 2014   #12
Total Cereal

Windows 7 Proffesional x64

Yea, I've kinda figured that out. I might try reinstalling all of my drivers to see if that helps at all.
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 Big memory bump at startup

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