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That's Windows actually USING your RAM. What's the point in having 8 gigs if you're not going to take advantage of it. Superfetch, etc.
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Also, more RAM you have, more RAM windows uses. RAM is meant to be used, having stuff in your RAM will not slow your PC down
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So its just the fact that I have been using my computer more so more programs are running in the back? seems simple enough, just sucks seing 30% of my ram being used from when it use to be like 5%
Do you use the programs that eat up the RAM? If not, disable them from the startup and you'll be back to 5% RAM usage on boot-up most likely.

As a quick test, go and end the chromesidebar.exe, dwm.exe and steam.exe and see how much RAM you free up.
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are you using a 64-bit windows?
ya its 64-bit
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right now out of 8gb i'm using 1,64gb -20%, booted a few minutes ago, opened few tabs in chrome
if you are using win7 x64 that's normal
x32 uses a lot less but you can't use 8 gb
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My "idle" (well, maybe some combination of a browser, Winamp, and/or Steam open) is ~20% give or take. It's about normal.
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thanks for the info, feel better knowing its not a virus or I installed it wrong.
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