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  1.    09 Jan 2016 #1
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    High memory usage when downloading and browsing the internet


    Hello all, I have been plagued by this problem for a while now. When I am downloading something with utorrent the memory usage in task manager slowly creeps to 100% and makes my computer unusable and even if I shut down utorrent the memory usage does not change and I have to restart my PC. Same goes for browsing facebook or any other sites. Is there a solution to this? I really don't want to reinstall my system. Thank you.
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  2.    10 Jan 2016 #2
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    So earlier I have downloaded a 9gb file and the memory usage went up again, I have closed utorrent and opera and made a screenshot of the processes in task manager, memory usage is at 76%. If the downloaded file would have been larger then the memory usage would have reached 100%....

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  3.    10 Jan 2016 #3
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    Sounds like a memory leak, try reinstalling the client
    If no change then consider a different client, BitTorrent for example
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  4.    10 Jan 2016 #4
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    The same thing happens with bitcomet or bitTorrent. It even happened when I downloaded starcraft from battlenet or mortal kombat x from steam.
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  6.    10 Jan 2016 #6
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    I'll give it a try and tell you afterwards what is happening
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  7.    10 Jan 2016 #7
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    Same thing happened, memory leak .

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  8.    11 Jan 2016 #8
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    bump
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  9.    12 Jan 2016 #9
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    Try a repair, sfc /scannow
    Does the same issue occur if downloading a large file via a browser?
    Do you get memory leaks through just general use?
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  10.    12 Jan 2016 #10
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    it usually happens when dowloading a large file, it does not matter if it is through a browser or a bittorrent client.
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