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Windows 7: AV With the Smallest Footprint

14 Jan 2010   #41
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
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Everyone here know MS Security essentials has the smallest memory footprint.
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Is AntiMalware related to MSE ??
Because my MSE service is just showing 316K
Gee what is 316K anyways? Let's see that adds to 1024Kbytes subtract 684Kbytes = less then 1/3 of a mb! out of what? 2gb


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14 Jan 2010   #42
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post
Everyone here know MS Security essentials has the smallest memory footprint.
Attachment 47449

Is AntiMalware related to MSE ??
Because my MSE service is just showing 316K
Gee what is 316K anyways? Let's see that adds to 1024Kbytes subtract 684Kbytes = less then 1/3 of a mb! out of what? 2gb
I have 1 GB of RAM

I had 2 GB got a BSOD finally remove a old RAM i have DDR RAM which is more costly than DDR 2 so i might upgrade my whole computer so left it alone
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14 Jan 2010   #43
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

hi !

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post
Everyone here know MS Security essentials has the smallest memory footprint.
if you run taskmanager as ADMIN & select to show processes from all users,
you willl see that MSE uses more memory.....
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14 Jan 2010   #44
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

hi !

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post
Everyone here know MS Security essentials has the smallest memory footprint.
Attachment 47449

Is AntiMalware related to MSE ??
Because my MSE service is just showing 316K
MsMpEng.exe is MSE´s main process, "the protection",
msseces.exe is just the user interface.
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14 Jan 2010   #45
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

With the anti-virus being one of the most important component of your system, and ram being so cheap, why is this even an issue??? Its like being in the ring with one hand tied behind your back...
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14 Jan 2010   #46
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
With the anti-virus being one of the most important component of your system, and ram being so cheap, why is this even an issue??? Its like being in the ring with one hand tied behind your back...

Right, I don't understand that either. Why would anybody worry about RAM. At first it is cheap to add more and then the system hardly ever uses all the RAM anyhow (at least if you have enough RAM to fit the system). Most of my RAM is used for caching - and I have only 3GBs. Only 28% is currently being used to perform the requested tasks.
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14 Jan 2010   #47
ratePV

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Norton 360 has a memory consumption abt 12-15 MB.

And it has the more functions than MSE but it's not FREE.

For this month i came back to NOD32 SS and i was shocked at the site of 45-60 MB of used Ram.

The system was more agile with the Norton 360...
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14 Jan 2010   #48
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post
Everyone here know MS Security essentials has the smallest memory footprint.
Attachment 47449

Is AntiMalware related to MSE ??
Because my MSE service is just showing 316K
Gee what is 316K anyways? Let's see that adds to 1024Kbytes subtract 684Kbytes = less then 1/3 of a mb! out of what? 2gb
As hackerman pointed out..
You guys looking only to the User interface resource consumption.

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
With the anti-virus being one of the most important component of your system, and ram being so cheap, why is this even an issue??? Its like being in the ring with one hand tied behind your back...

Right, I don't understand that either. Why would anybody worry about RAM. At first it is cheap to add more and then the system hardly ever uses all the RAM anyhow (at least if you have enough RAM to fit the system). Most of my RAM is used for caching - and I have only 3GBs. Only 28% is currently being used to perform the requested tasks.
It's not only about RAM but also CPU cycles usage.
And for example for gaming even slightest change REALLY important.
You will understand me, if you tried gaming on the laptop.
And upgrading laptops isn't so easy.
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14 Jan 2010   #49
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

jav, you are probably right on gaming. But I never played any game - even not hearts - LOL. So I have no clue what that could do to it.
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14 Jan 2010   #50
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
With the anti-virus being one of the most important component of your system, and ram being so cheap, why is this even an issue??? Its like being in the ring with one hand tied behind your back...
Killobytes? If something was chewing up gigabytes that would be a concern far more then a few kbs and a few there.

The largest process running here is seen in the image being the svchost.exe taking more then any av processes.


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