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Windows 7: Physical Memory running absurdly high. How can I fix or clean up?

09 Dec 2014   #11

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ShoTTaS View Post
since you made a clean installation, you can try re-seating your RAM physically, erase the copper part using a pencil eraser until it shines (p.s be gentle on doing that). This works every time for me.
I don't think the OP needs RAM re-seating as the problem is not about the RAM not working, it is about the large amounts of RAM being used by programs. But I guess it can be helpful when nothing else seems to work. Just not yet though.

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11 Dec 2014   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I unchecked all that stuff and now its running at 50% max. FPS also went from 13 to 35+
Thanks for the help!

Side note: Geek squad said it was a hard drive error
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11 Dec 2014   #13

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit

Geek Squad isn't the most trustworthy PC repair service though, and this would have nothing to do with your hard drive as it is just RAM being used a lot. Well good thing that your problem has been solved.

Edit: Did you uncheck services or programs or both? If any problems with a particular program ever occur, try rechecking any services associated with them. And also disabling auto-startup of any program should not make it run incorrectly.
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