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

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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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Simple_html_dom.php memory problems

i am using a plugin which creat posts with youtube videos embed code. when i ran cron, i get this in resulted email. Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate ...
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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
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Windows 8.1 - Non paged Pool - ATI 6950 Memory Leak

I've seen a couple of questions regarding this issue, but there hasn't been any responses that has solved my problems so I will ask again and list what I've done to resolve the issue. Thanks in ...
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Why does Windows 7 x64 take so much RAM after closing all the RAM intensive programs?

I have 32GB RAM and I run a Windows 7 x64 OS. When I start the PC, it uses ~1.5GB RAM. I crank it up(with software, mostly browsers and scripts, over a period of certain days, while the PC is not ...
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Windows 8.1 Waiting Lock Pool Tag FLwl - High Memory Usage

I am running Windows 8.1 with 8gb of ram and have lately been experiencing crashing issues with windows explorer when RAM utilization is over ~73%. I have run poolmon.exe to see if there are any ...
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Memory leak in Windows 8.1

My memory is running full. Can you identify this driver for me? The tag is MINI: These hieroglyphs in CMD are coming from findstr /s MINI *.sys System: Windows 8.1 (just reinstalled) 12 GB ...
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WLAN AutoConfig - Memory Leak

When I set the Startup Type of the WLAN AutoConfig on my Windows 7 Laptop (HP Elitebook 8740w) to Automate and reboot my computer I get a memory leak (memory usage rises until it consumes all ...
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Memory Leak - Windows Services

I'm having an odd issue. When I start up my computer the memory usage in Task Manager steadily increases until my computer becomes unresponsive. If I go into MSConfig, nothing is checked under the ...
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Nonpaged Pool Leak - NDnd Tag - Windows 8.1 64-bit

I have a huge memory leak with the tag "NDnd", which eventually occupies my whole ram (8GB). Findstr shows me, that hiberfil.sys, pagefile.sys, swapfile.sys or ndis.sys could be the problem. I'm ...
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Switching tabs in Firefox + Firebug is very, very slow

I'm experiencing a huge memory consumption using Firebug after the Firefox update to Version 24. Firefox freezes for up to 30 seconds if I am trying to switch to another Tab while Firebug is enabled. ...
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Windows memory leak detection to overcome rapid memory allocation leading to unresponsiveness

As a diverse application developer, by sheer "luck" and a combination of Murphy's law, one may hit situations in which either a memory leak occurs or rapid unwanted allocation of memory resources, ...
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Huge paged pool allocation with tag LS2s, from what?

Process Explorer is showing odd memory usage patterns under "virtual size" for various programs, and the paged pool usage is high. Running poolmon, there is a single nonpaged allocation under the LS2s ...
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Too many fragmented files, also getting memory dumping message, and getting stuck of my machine. what should I do to fix all these

My laptop is bit old now. It has an IDE HDD and I am using windows XP. From time to time, I get memory dumping message. and also when I am working, from time to time, the machine gets stuck and I need ...
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Which versions of Internet Explorer have memory leaks?

I read on Douglas Crockford's page as well as around the Internet that there are some versions of Internet Explorer that exhibit memory leaks due to an interaction between DOM and JavaScript. What ...
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Windows Services: How to determine which library or driver is causing the leak?

I am getting a memory leak for a USB device and am trying to find out what drivers are being loaded by a windows service so I can go after that manufacturer for a fix. The memory leak is slow (aprox ...
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How do I diagnose memory usage/leaks of drivers?

I use Process Explorer for typical day-to-day process management, and I'm aware of Poolmon for monitoring pool leaks. Are there similar tools available for examining memory usage of drivers, and how ...
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Need help tracking lsass.exe memory leak

I'm trying to track down a memory leak in lsass.exe, following guidelines from article1 and article2, among others. I've gotten through setting up gflags for lsass.exe, rebooted, and found it has ...
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Where did my memory go after having a long up-time?

I have a Windows 7 Professional computer with 12GB of RAM. On a fresh start up, the amount of RAM is more than adequate for my needs. However, a couple of weeks into up-time and it appears that the ...
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Why/how is svchost.exe using 6.5GB of memory?

What is going on here? I have almost nothing running. By almost nothing, I mean Firefox, and some background network applications that are entirely passive and would never use this much memory. ...
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Outlook 2013 IMAP synchronizing every second + error 800CCC0F-0-0-560

I've configured an IMAP account in Outlook 2013 which, at first, behaves just fine. It syncs the inbox and fetches about 2mb of messages. New messages arrive promptly in the inbox, all seems well. ...
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Windows 7 having high physical memory usage, how to reduce it?

This is a pro active question, right now I am not facing any problem, thou it may create a problem anytime which I just can't afford. I am using VMware® Workstation - version - 8.0.1 build-528992 I ...
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Identifying lost physical memory

I am having issues with a server running out of physical memory and I'm having troubles discerning whether it is from my application's Java process or something else on the server. Let's take the ...
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Finding source of leaking active memory on Mac OS Lion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mac OS X: What is using my ‘active’ memory? My activity monitor shows 6GB of active RAM usage: Yet my Real Memory column shows nothing like that amount: (There's ...
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Force Firefox 14 to free memory when opening/closing lots of popups

I'm currently trying to run some tests on a web application using Selenium IDE with Firefox 14. The tests mainly consist in loading a page containing thousands of links and clicking on every of those ...
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memory leak in windows 7 64-bit Enterprise Thinkpad T410 [closed]

My Windows 7 laptop of 1.5 years old seems to be leaking memory. After it boots and I log in and it reaches steady state, the memory consumed is usually about 1.5 GB. My laptop has 4 GB RAM. After ...
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How can I make sure only my browser uses flash?

I don't want dumb stuff like this to happen, causing MSN Messenger to take 1.5 GB: How can I make sure that only my browser is able to run Flash?
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Corrupted command prompt causing memory leak

I am running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. RAM is 4 GB. When I type in a command into the command prompt like dir or run a script like ruby my_script.rb, the command prompt window stops ...
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Is there a way to see GPU System Memory broken down process-by-process?

I am trying to figure out which app in my system is responsible for the memory spikes (note that the spikes are seen on GPU tab). Here's a question that spawned this one. EDIT To show System ...
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Memory leak in Google Chrome

As a developer it is very common for me to have 2-3 different IDE's open, 10-15 google chrome windows which can hold up to 200 open tabs (I know I get out of hand some times), Photoshop, couple ...
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Which Firefox plugin is eating all my memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Determine which Firefox Add-ons are Using the Most Memory After 24 hours my Firefox uses nearly 2 GB RAM. So I have to restart Firefox once a day. How can I find ...
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Ubuntu detect memory leak

I run watch free and then observe a continuous memory used increment, about 100 every 2s. How can I know which process contribute to the used memory increment? top and pmap does not help. BTW, after ...
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Linux tool to detect memory leak

Are there any tools to detect memory leaks of running programs in Linux? I know of Valgrind, but it's mostly used to debug for memory leaks and not simply to detect memory leaks.