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Windows 7: Appinfo using 600,000k+ RAM on 2GB machine

13 Dec 2014   #1

W7 Home premium, 64 bit
Appinfo using 600,000k+ RAM on 2GB machine

Hey all- About every other time I boot up, Appinfo gobbles up a big chunk of my RAM for a good five minutes. I know I can't really just stop it (it's set to manual right now), but I'm hoping there might be some solution out there. I really don't have all that much software installed, and normally use only Firefox and OpenOffice. Appreciate any help.
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14 Dec 2014   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I'd start with

Download and run each of the following:

TFT (Temp file cleaner)
JRT (Junkware Removal Tool)

Then go to, and get malwarebytesantimalware (free version)....

Let it run a scan, then see where you stand with this mysterious appinfo.exe process....(67% of people remove this app, btw)
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14 Dec 2014   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Check whether it is in your startups and disable it.
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