Windows 10: High RAM consumption in DWM.exe process after Win10 Anniversary update


  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       11 Aug 2016 #1

    High RAM consumption in DWM.exe process after Win10 Anniversary update


    Anyone else having this problem?

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    my system is PT-BR, but the process eating 435mb is DWM.exe
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  2.    11 Aug 2016 #2

    DWM.exe is responsible for all those sweet windows 10 effects.
    Try these..
    in control panel go to system>> advance system setting >> Performance >> settings .. Adjust for performance.. Reboot.

    If still facing same issue, Try doing a sfc/scannow in elevated command prompt/
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  3. Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       11 Aug 2016 #3

    Hmmm but i don't believe that it is a normal behavior 400mb RAM usage even with all effects enabled. Something is not right.
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  4.    11 Aug 2016 #4

    Yes its definitely now.. and if you want to put efforts in fixing it.
    Begin with a clean boot and see if a third party app is causing this.
    Try a sfc/scannow.. run windows updates and run a dism repair.
    My favorite way is Reset without deleting files.
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