Windows 10: Windows 10 RAM issue

  1.    02 Nov 2016 #1

    Windows 10 RAM issue

    I've been dealing with it for months now. RAM fills up very fast upon doing certain things (such as using chrome to download stuff, using windows store, origin, steam, etc). Eventually, it goes up to 95-100% and of course there is nothing to show for it in the taskbar so its probably a memory leak.

    I tried using Driver Verifier, tried using those "fix win10 leaks" videos (one with registry for enabling flushing pagefile, one with network registry hack, one with making the pagefile 16gb and 3x for the max size) but to no avail.

    I don't know how to use poolmon (downloaded the dev kit) so that didn't really help either.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    03 Nov 2016 #2

    Hi, check your settings here:
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Snap 2016-11-03 at 11.30.27.jpg 
Views:	26 
Size:	54.9 KB 
ID:	108714
    Make sure you have a paging file and it's system managed. (I've got mine on E: mostly - but you can leave it on C: of course)

    I've seen 2 or 3 cases where they had no page file and even 16Gb RAM wasn't enough. If so, that's easy to fix,so start there.
    Last edited by dalchina; 03 Nov 2016 at 10:07.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    03 Nov 2016 #3

    It sounds like a memory leak, but those are usually very easy to diagnose. If your memory is filling up, what process is consuming it? That's your starting point.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    03 Nov 2016 #4

    Post a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance tab, showing memory info. Without that it is all just guesswork.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


Related Threads
Solved Windows 10 UAC Issue in General Support
Hey guys, This is driving me up a wall. So I just upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10. Most things are running just fine. However anything that requires UAC does not work. Setting Compatibility does not work Running as Admin does not...
Solved Update issue.. UEFI firmware issue in Installation and Setup
14703 Any suggestions??
Hello! I bought a Windows 10 Asus laptop about a month back and have been running into a few issues. I actually have tried asking the Microsoft tech forums directly but with a lack of responses I feel I need to ask elsewhere. There are two...
Hello! I upgraded to Windows 10 today. I have two issues. 1. I play a game called "Starcraft II" and I have a problem with the game minimizing and maximizing sometimes very slowly, every 5th attempt or so. During this time it takes up to 40...
After installing Windows 10 the wired Ethernet adapter is missing from the device manager. I found similar threads in the forum but most of the answers concern downloading of drivers for the adapter. My question is how do I download the adapter. One...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:52.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App

Windows 10 Forums