Windows 10: What is Memory Compression.exe? Solved

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  1.    13 Jan 2017 #11

    The logic question is then: do you have a restore point?
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  2.    13 Jan 2017 #12

    What Process Explorer do you use? In Process Explorer I see Memory Compression without .exe
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  3.    13 Jan 2017 #13

    i'm using AnVir.
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  4.    14 Jan 2017 #14

    PiKo said: View Post
    The logic question is then: do you have a restore point?
    good point - i'll try reverting and see if that changes anything.
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  5.    14 Jan 2017 #15

    so. i did a system restore, and the mysterious process was still there! GAH.

    aaaand then i remembered that i'd installed a fresh version of Anvir Task Manager about a week ago, right around the time when the process showed up. tried using the regular Windows Task Manager and the problem disappeared! apparently it was Anvir itself that created the process. guess i won't be using that one anymore...

    thanks everyone for your help! what a PITA.
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  6.    25 Mar 2018 #16

    prikker said: View Post
    I know that. I searched for it, but can't find what it means exactly. The 2 I posted is what I found.
    Understand Windows 10 memory compression | IT Pro
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