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Windows 7: Memory leak?

09 Jun 2010   #31
Aphelion

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animebuster View Post
Another interesting thing is if I use Memory Cleaner and click the "Clear System Cache" button my memory gets recovered but then starts getting taken up again really quickly.

Sigh... at least try this..

Reboot and as soon as the machine finishes loading and has settled, open Task Manager and quit WD Smartware and uTorrent.

Ap


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09 Jun 2010   #32
animebuster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Aphelion View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animebuster View Post
Another interesting thing is if I use Memory Cleaner and click the "Clear System Cache" button my memory gets recovered but then starts getting taken up again really quickly.

Sigh... at least try this..

Reboot and as soon as the machine finishes loading and has settled, open Task Manager and quit WD Smartware and uTorrent.

Ap
Thanks but, WD SmartWare has been uninstalled because it wasn't working properly and Utorrent cant be the problem as I dont always have that open during Idle
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09 Jun 2010   #33
borictor

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animebuster View Post

Thanks but, WD SmartWare has been uninstalled because it wasn't working properly and Utorrent cant be the problem as I dont always have that open during Idle
Do you have an external USB drive connected?
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09 Jun 2010   #34
animebuster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by borictor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animebuster View Post

Thanks but, WD SmartWare has been uninstalled because it wasn't working properly and Utorrent cant be the problem as I dont always have that open during Idle
Do you have an external USB drive connected?
No but I have a Usb portable HDD Connected.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jun 2010   #35
borictor

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animebuster View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by borictor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animebuster View Post

Thanks but, WD SmartWare has been uninstalled because it wasn't working properly and Utorrent cant be the problem as I dont always have that open during Idle
Do you have an external USB drive connected?
No but I have a Usb portable HDD Connected.
Try some of the tips in this link; it may help.

How to Make Windows 7 Lean and Mean

I notice that when I leave my usb drive plugged in, windows seems to get slower and slower.
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11 Jun 2010   #36
animebuster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by borictor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animebuster View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by borictor View Post

Do you have an external USB drive connected?
No but I have a Usb portable HDD Connected.
Try some of the tips in this link; it may help.

How to Make Windows 7 Lean and Mean

I notice that when I leave my usb drive plugged in, windows seems to get slower and slower.
Thanks, some useful tips but didn't seem to fix my problem.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jun 2010   #37
animebuster

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Problem Fixed. The Problem was Windows Defender. It was set to auto scan when PC was Idle and for some reason this introduced a memory leak or something. Just turning off auto scanning in windows defender Fixed the problem.
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18 Jun 2010   #38
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Good detective work. Glad to hear you solved the problem. Thanks for letting us know.
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02 Jul 2010   #39
Lucce

Win7 Pro 32bits
 
 
Temporal solution

I've disabled the Homegroup feature as mentioned here and, so far, has been resolved

Cheers
Luc
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02 Jul 2010   #40
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lucce View Post
I've disabled the Homegroup feature as mentioned here and, so far, has been resolved

Cheers
Luc
Glad the suggestion worked out.

Ken
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