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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Vilnius
    Posts : 10
    Windows 10
       25 Aug 2015 #1

    Computer 28 gb of ram usage.


    This happen when I installed windows 10. I never had in windows 8.1 ram usage of 28. Now with windows 10 after booting up computer I always have problems with RAM.

    In windows 8.1 my computer maximum used 16gb of ram when I was playing 2 games.
    In windows 10 - after boot, my computer within 4 minutes starts using 4 gb of ram. After 30 minutes he starts using 28 gb of ram out of 32. After cleaning msconfig, disabling all startup programs it still uses 28 gb of ram after using computer within 5-20 minutes. No programs are starting, after browsing with Microsoft edge, computer uses 28 gb of ram. Doesn't matter what I do it uses a lot of RAM. Even if computer not in use, it shows that he uses a lot of RAM.

    Can't figure out what to do. I did clean windows 10 installation into my SSD. Still same usage. All drivers are UP to date. Task manager doesn't show who uses that kind of RAM.

    How to solve this mystery? Should I downgrade to windows 8.1 or windows 7?
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       25 Aug 2015 #2

    I had problems with ram too and this solved, open cmd with administrator rights and type: sfc /scannow
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  3.    25 Aug 2015 #3

    Lukas said: View Post
    This happen when I installed windows 10. I never had in windows 8.1 ram usage of 28. Now with windows 10 after booting up computer I always have problems with RAM.

    In windows 8.1 my computer maximum used 16gb of ram when I was playing 2 games.
    In windows 10 - after boot, my computer within 4 minutes starts using 4 gb of ram. After 30 minutes he starts using 28 gb of ram out of 32. After cleaning msconfig, disabling all startup programs it still uses 28 gb of ram after using computer within 5-20 minutes. No programs are starting, after browsing with Microsoft edge, computer uses 28 gb of ram. Doesn't matter what I do it uses a lot of RAM. Even if computer not in use, it shows that he uses a lot of RAM.

    Can't figure out what to do. I did clean windows 10 installation into my SSD. Still same usage. All drivers are UP to date. Task manager doesn't show who uses that kind of RAM.

    How to solve this mystery? Should I downgrade to windows 8.1 or windows 7?
    Windows 10 is leveraging the memory better than 7 or 8.1. It greatly reduces disk activity. Memory is there to use, so it uses it. That's what lots of memory is for; else why have it?
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 86
    Windows 10 Pro
       25 Aug 2015 #4

    That sounds off. Yes Windows 10 will leverage RAM but I have 6 GB of ram in my work computer and it uses only 3.7GB of that. And performance is actually really good. Maybe find and run process explorer and see where you usage is coming from.

    My HTPC computer is using 3.4GB of 16GB of RAM (Just looked after I wrote my above comment). Any old software that needs to be updated causing high memory usage?

    Still Recommend Process Explorer:

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/.../bb896653.aspx
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Vilnius
    Posts : 10
    Windows 10
       25 Aug 2015 #5

    Cbarnhorst said: View Post
    Windows 10 is leveraging the memory better than 7 or 8.1. It greatly reduces disk activity. Memory is there to use, so it uses it. That's what lots of memory is for; else why have it?
    Sure but why he makes my computer lagg then?

    G0DofPaint said: View Post
    I had problems with ram too and this solved, open cmd with administrator rights and type: sfc /scannow
    Didn't worked After restarting same thing.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Penn's Woods
    Posts : 1,176
    Windows 10 Home
       25 Aug 2015 #6

    Lukas said: View Post
    ..Task manager doesn't show who uses that kind of RAM...
    Then where are you getting the information on your RAM usage? Are you saying Task Manager shows no processes using any RAM on the 2nd tab? If so, you have a pretty big problem.

    You could have lag due to other factors besides RAM usage.
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Vilnius
    Posts : 10
    Windows 10
       25 Aug 2015 #7

    Word Man said: View Post
    Then where are you getting the information on your RAM usage? Are you saying Task Manager shows no processes using any RAM on the 2nd tab? If so, you have a pretty big problem.

    You could have lag due to other factors besides RAM usage.
    Task managers shows no processes. I'll try Process Explorer and unpload a picture.
    Next thing, yes lag is same factor with RAM. When ram usage is low its not lagging, when RAM usage starts increasing and stays within 28 gb of ram computer mouse starts freezing every 2 seconds for 1 milisecond.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       25 Aug 2015 #8

    Post a screenshot of Resource Monitor open on the RAM tab.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 655
    Windows 7
       25 Aug 2015 #9

    We really need to see a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance tab showing memory information. This is usually the best place to start with memory problems. In many cases such problems are not caused by a process at all.
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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Penn's Woods
    Posts : 1,176
    Windows 10 Home
       25 Aug 2015 #10

    Lukas said: View Post
    Task managers shows no processes....
    Is there not a More Details arrowhead to click at the lower left?
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