Unaccountable increases in consumption of system memory that can only be stopped by restarting the application or computer.

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R memory leak issue loading large dataset

I all, I have an issue with memory usage in R. I do not really undertand how R manage the memory. As long as the datasets were small it was not a problem but with a 1 GB file loaded in the RAM a leak ...
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How to fix Firefox memory leak?

My firefox has been continually leaking memory for years now (as in, it started several versions back, currently on 42.0). At some point, when it reaches the 2.2GB mark, it starts having rendering ...
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Explorer.exe memory leak while exhausting one CPU core since 10586.17

Explorer.exe (GUI) is still working and responsive but one thread hangs at ntdll.dll!RtlAcquireSRWLockShared with ntdll.dll!ZwQueryFullAttributesFile being on the top of the stack. Memory is leaking ...
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Chasing down memory leak

So I have a nasty memory leak that eats up all my RAM (16GB!!) within couple of hours (about 48 actually, not that it matters). I have done what was explained in THIS question and I came to a wall. ...
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Linux using 15GB of RAM with nothing

I'm having a problem with my linux server, I searched many times but I couldn't find a case like mine. I have a linux server with 32GB RAM, it's fine when it boots but after some days in execution ...
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Windows 10, 'System' process taking massive amounts of RAM Weird Poolmon.exe :(

Since I upgraded to Windows 10, my system has been consuming RAM excessively I've been reading a bit and determined it's likely a driver leaking memory. So I got myself the Windows Driver Kit and ...
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Windows 10 high memory usage by tag “File”

In trying to determine what was causing the 'system' process to use up a large amount of RAM (which I found very unusual prior to updating to win10), I came across the post here: Windows 10 high ...
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High Memory usage in Windows 10

I cannot figure out whats been just eating up my RAM lately. I tried looking with poolmon. It shows that the highest usage is Proc. So after searching for a possible driver issue. findstr /s Proc . I ...
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svchost.exe (netsvcs) high memory usage

OS: Windows 8 x64 (with all important updates installed) Symptom: On occasion or when Windows Update window is opened, svchost.exe (netsvcs) memory usage would soar to as high as ~2GB. An answer to ...
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Extreme memory leak windows 7 svchost.exe

So this is the Service Here's what happens after I press "go to services"
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Very High Memory Usage on Windows 10

I've tried to follow this tutorial: Windows 10 high memory usage (unknown reason) but to no avail. I have 8 GB of DRR3 gig ram installed and 6.1 GB are being used right now. The processes do not ...
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Debian 8 High memory usage by rsyslogd (virtual not resident) on Debian

Good evening. So, after using Debian for a while, I noticed that each rsyslogd thread is taking a lot of memory 252MB Virtual Memory. I read that virtual memory is allocated but not used, but ...
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Windows 10, 'System' process taking massive amounts of RAM

Since I upgraded to Windows 10, my system has been consuming RAM excessively I've been reading a bit and determined it's likely a driver leaking memory. So I got myself the Windows Driver Kit and ...
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Windows 10 Memory Leak - Cannot find source [duplicate]

I apparently have a massive memory like on my upgraded Windows 10 system. I have seen "System" (PID 4) slowly use more and more RAM. My "NT Kernal & System" has already used more than 5GB of RAM. ...
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How to Disable Runaway UnistackSvcGroup Services?

I have some services that are always using the CPU and writing to my disk. Eventually they eat up all physical RAM, which causes the noticeable performance hit. I can't find them in Services.msc, so ...
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My computer is leaking memory all over the place. How do I fix it?

So some months ago my computer started using more and more ram. The longer I leave it up the more it uses. This is to be expected but not at these rates. I have 12gbs of ram installed and after a few ...
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Tracking rogue memory consumption in Linux [duplicate]

Recently, I found my machine running out of memory when my existing ssh session said it could not fork because the machine was out of memory. Upon restarting, I verified that the free memory ...
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Google Chrome Out of Memory When nothing else is running

I'm having an issue where Google Chrome will only display the "He's dead, Jim" error (out of memory). I can't even go to the settings tab without it showing the error. Nothing else is running, only ...
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How to deal with a memory-leaking fork bomb on Linux?

I know that a fork bomb can be prevented by limiting the number of processes of a single user, and memory leaking will not freeze my OS for Linux has OOM killer. But how about a memory-leaking fork ...
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How to detect which program is leaking memory

I am using ubuntu 15.04 and my idle memory usage is usually around 1GB, recently I've been getting memory allocation failed from node. I noticed after a day or two my idle memory goes up to 4GB. I ...
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Way too high non-paged pool

I'm having trouble fixing my high non-paged pool, I really have no idea what I'm doing so if anyone knows how to fix this it would make my day. It is starting to annoy me big time, I can't ...
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svchos.exe using up almost all my available memory? (Services include wuauserv, Winmgmt, and SENS)

I am new to stackoverflow, and I seem to have a problem with my computer using over 90% of the available memory, even when only Chrome is open. Here are the symptoms: When I start my computer, it ...
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Major Memory leak in GTK Applications

I am running Linux Mint 17.1 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) MATE desktop. Recently, my system slowed down and opening up system monitor revealed that some applications were eating up a tremendous amount of ...
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svchost.exe (LocalServiceNetworkRestricted) uses excessive RAM on startup

I'm running Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 with a Core i5 CPU and 4 GB of RAM that I bought July of 2014. Though I have had a good experience, there's one problem, as you can see from the ...
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How to constrain valgrind --tool=memcheck to call stack of specified functions?

Does anyone know of a simple way to constrain valgrind --tool=memcheck's output to the call stack of a specified subset of functions? (i.e., enable on entry, disable on exit) My specific interest is ...
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Application to Automatically Free Modified Memory

Is there a Windows application or script that can free modified memory belonging to a given application. I have tried Flush File Cache which is great as a big ol' hammer to clean out all modified ...
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Persistent massive non-paged pool

Right, I've had to do this to remove a memory leak problem from the LAN driver + windows 8.1 which showed itself when I download things from steam. Now I have played Alien: Isolation and had a very ...
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Unreasonable high RAM usage, Page Table, Page/Nonpaged Pool [duplicate]

just recently is discovered something very odd whilst operating my PC. It seems that overtime it builds up a stupid amount of used RAM(Page Table, Page/Nonpaged Pool. I've been trying out a lot of ...
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How do I fix “unknown” process utilizing 2.4GB of PageTable?

Recently I noticed that my physical memory usage (according to the Windows resource monitor) was maxing out (only 4MB free) after a few hours even on an idle system after reboot. Doing some ...
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RAM Usage is insane running a game [closed]

My system is Windows 7 Home Premium, i5-2320 proc, 8GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM, Z77X-UD5H mobo, I have two HDDs, one is a 1TB and the other a small 288GB (250gb). Also, a new GPU, the R9 285. Recently I’ve ...
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It appears I have a memory leak in the process unknown -1

Paged table keeps getting larger and larger the longer I leave my computer on, it appears it's from an unknown process, what can I do to find out what it is?
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All memory go's to “Standby” and no memory left on “Free” issue (Win 8.1)

Problem on my win 8.1 the memory does not go's to free memory when another apps or game are on..it is causing my pc work extrimly slow even when it says 13GB available..what should i do? (All forms i ...
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svchost.exe high memory usage - wuauserv

I'm running Windows 7, and I've been experiencing high memory usage from one of my svchost.exe processes. Services under that particular process are BITS, EAPHost, IKEEXT, LanmanServer, MMCSS, ...
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Windows 7 eats RAM with no indication on where it is/what's using it [duplicate]

I have a weird issue I've been strugling with for well over a year now... I have 6GB RAM, but Windows works like it's more like 2GB. Windows reports that I have 6GB without problems, but right now ...
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Where Is My Memory Wasted?

I have 8 GB Random Access Memory. And have no idea where the major (6 GB) part of it is disappeared (or usually disappears). Total sum of all the MBs listed in the Task Manager (I know not all of the ...
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A very clever virus?

This happened after I'd deleted all my system restore points to save disk space on my 60GB SSD, and run a MBAM scan the day before. Yesterday I downloaded a video file that would not play, though it ...
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PageTable memory leak Windows 8.1

I have noticed in resource monitor that usually my RAM usage hovers around 80% which is weird when I only have a webbrowser and skype running since I have 8gb RAM. I tried to find the memory leak ...
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Mac OS X Mavericks - IconServicesAgent memory usage started to grow (leaks?)

Recently I found that IconServicesAgent began to grow up to 130-200Mb but before it was max 6Mb.. As far as I remeber last things that I was installing were Vagrant and Virtualbox. Not sure that ...
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Windows 8.1 memory leak which is invisible in process monitor and poolmon

After trying around for days, googling about everything and trying a lot I am left clueless. I have a Razer 2013 Blade Pro with 8GB ram. I have 30 GB allocated for additional virtual ram. My system ...
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How to find source of memory leak in Windows 7?

I've got a Windows 7 machine that keeps running low in RAM. I can see the free RAM going down over a few hours until the point the machine becomes unresponsive. I've checked the process list and none ...
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Samsung Windows 8 memory leak, can't find reason

Does anyone know what the cause of this memory leak is? My memory shoots up every few days and I have to continually restart the computer. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Based on other forum ...
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Won't let me open regedit

I was going to try to access regedit to try out Indrek's answer here, because i wanted to do the option one here (couldn't open flag+r), because when I try to access the disk management from the ...
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Windows-Services Memory Leak

I have a problem with a few services that take up more and more ram. I usually let the computer on without restarts and after a while some of the services take very big chunks. The services are split ...
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Losing memory application

I have a 2009 Mac Book Pro. Just added 8 G of memory. It filled that memory in 10 minutes. I have to force quite up to five times a day. If you offer help please use lay terms as I cannot ...
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batch file eats cpu and RAM using only echo ^?

tldr: ran a batch file with only 1 line in it: echo ^ . This file eats 70-100% of one core and approx. 1k RAM a second...??? While answering this question, I came across some odd behavior in Windows ...
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Poolmon Nonp total bytes not equal to Perfmon Memory > Nonpaged Pool Bytes

We are monitoring a server for a potential Nonpaged Pool memory leak. So we setup a cmd batch file to output to the Nonpaged Pool allocation every 10 mins. We also setup a perfmon counter log to ...
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Should i be worried about high CPU usage

This may seem an odd thing to ask. I have created a C# desktop application. It runs motion detection - real time - from images supplied from an IP camera. When I look at task manager (or other such ...
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Windows tells me there isn't enough memory and asks to close Firefox, but why this actually happens is unclear

My system has 4GB of physical memory, and a system managed paging file on an SSD. It seems like the paging file's size is capped to 12GB for a total of 16GB memory, which should be more than enough, ...
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Windows 8 iexplore.exe memory leaks (background process)

I am expreiencing massive memory leaks with an internet explorer background process on windows 8. Some hours after booting into windows 8, it will start complaining about too little memory, sometimes ...
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You have ran out of Application Memory, even after restart

My Mac running maveriks updated recently is getting a Application memory error I have taking a screenshot with the activity monitor running in the background and the error in front