Overclock.net banner
1 - 20 of 25 Posts

·
Old school
Joined
·
14,411 Posts
Because Windows can. You have it, so Windows will reserve the ram even if it's not using it.
 

·
Bigger is Always Better
Joined
·
1,121 Posts
My brother-in-law had a Windows Media Player Network Sharing process running that hogged 2.5gb of his ram. I see that yours isn't using that much but maybe a virus is causing the problem. I don't see any anti-virus processes running.
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
45,674 Posts
Didn't you know that circumventing the OCN swearing filters uses 4G of RAM?
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,482 Posts
Discussion Starter · #11 ·
Quote:

Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
Didn't you know that circumventing the OCN swearing filters uses 4G of RAM?

cmon now, lol give a brother a break? ok, i edit it.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,482 Posts
Discussion Starter · #13 ·
Quote:

Originally Posted by Vlasov_581 View Post
in the task manager click on View...then Select Columns.....enable Virtual Memory Usage and Commit Size....see what it says

It doesnt have Select columns in mine....
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
3,316 Posts
idk if it worked for you, but I had the same problem before and it was using 7.5 of my 8gigs or ram. I found out that the image mounting program i was using had a memory leak, and as soon as I unmounted the image my memory usage went back to normal
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,482 Posts
Discussion Starter · #15 ·
Quote:

Originally Posted by muels7 View Post
idk if it worked for you, but I had the same problem before and it was using 7.5 of my 8gigs or ram. I found out that the image mounting program i was using had a memory leak, and as soon as I unmounted the image my memory usage went back to normal
Ok, i was using magic disk (magic iso-related program). I will see how it goes. Until then, recommend more fixes for me, because a reboot fixed the problem every time, but eventually i am using 6GB of ram

I am currently using 941Mb with 61 processing running so, thats clearly not the issue.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,482 Posts
Discussion Starter · #20 ·
Quote:

Originally Posted by Vlasov_581 View Post
lol ooops
......options then
how freaking dumb am I, we both missed it, it has to be on the process tab. lol....

Edit: i cant find virtual usage thingy, altough commit size worked

I also wanted to say

Quote:

Originally Posted by Acoma_Andy View Post
Because Windows can. You have it, so Windows will reserve the ram even if it's not using it.
This couldnt be more false, it is %100 wrong. Windows will use around 1.5 GB at most on idle. Just because it can, remember we are talking about 1.5GB over the 200-500Mb from XP.
 
1 - 20 of 25 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top