RAM usage too high in idle ?

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
  1.    #1

    RAM usage too high in idle ?

    Hi all, have this problem for a while now. I have 16GB of ram and usage is extremely high while PC is in idle. 99% ram usage and 70-80% quite often.When i start the computer it's fine and then it starts slowly to increase to as i said 70-80 and finally 99%. Computer doesn't lag or lacks of performance even when 99% of the ram is used ?! If you know how to fix that s..t pls:) aa and that happens in win 10 and win 7 also
    I checked task manager to see which process uses that much memory but nothing appeared to be out of order. Could it be some kind of virus ?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    #2

    Post a screenshot of Task Manager - Performance tab showing memory info.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    #3

    Ok, ill do this as soon as it goes at that point.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    #4

    So this is the thing today:

    URLCrypt.to - Keeping your links safe

    After 15 minutes 78%.
    After 25 minutes 95%
    30 minutes and 99% is ready :)
    Some guy told me that if it's not causing problems as it is the 99% should stay like that and take no action but it's just so irritating (
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    #5

    Please post screenshots on the forum.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6. Borg 386's Avatar
    Posts : 23,402
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition

    You can check for which high usage processes are currently running by d/l ing & running Sysinternals Process Explorer. This is a free program.

    Process Explorer

    To check for malicious processes actively running, launch Process Explorer. Click Options/VirusTotal.com/Check VirusTotal.com. Accept the agreement and a new column is shown on the R with the results.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	51 
Size:	3.8 KB 
ID:	114591

    Hope this helps.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    #7

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Untitled1.png 
Views:	20 
Size:	307.2 KB 
ID:	114633Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Screen.jpg 
Views:	19 
Size:	298.4 KB 
ID:	114632

    This is what happened.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    #8

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Untitled2.png 
Views:	21 
Size:	1.02 MB 
ID:	114634

    That is the rest of the screen.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  9.    #9

    Disable Samsung Rapid mode temporarily and see what happens.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  10.    #10

    Interesting solution ! Will try that immediately.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Related Threads
Solved High CPU Usage at Idle in Performance & Maintenance
Hey guys, recently my W10 PC seems to be using a fair bit of CPU. I noticed this because my Battlefield 1 fps appeared to have dropped. First thing I did was roll back my nvidia drivers to the previous version, but then I noticed my cpu usage. I...
Hi all. I use a notebook with Windows 10 (1607/14393.82) on my work. My problem is that it uses so much RAM on idle, at least I think it uses more than normal and when I really need to use with some multitasking, it faults me. When I use the...
Solved Windows 10 memory usage for idle too high in Performance & Maintenance
Hi guys! Just to fill you all in, i had some issues with my pc so i eventually formatted it completely, using a disc to freshly install the OS. Now after many days of messing around trying to figure out what is going on I see that with steam...
High RAM usage while idle in Performance & Maintenance
Hello, Basically I noticed that my PC has a lot of RAM used but no program is using the RAM - see attached screenshots. Obviously it doesnt really affect me until I launch a game: eg GTA 5 which before ran happily at 60 and is now stuck on less...
CPU usage when PC is idle in Performance & Maintenance
This is not an issue but more a curiosity. I have the old Windows cup / ram monitor running as a gadget on Windows 10. When the PC is idle for a few minutes I notice the cup usage always spikes to around 10-13% and stays around that mark. As soon as...
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 17:06.
Find Us