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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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0answers
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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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57 views

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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2answers
180 views

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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0answers
94 views

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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93 views

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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1answer
51 views

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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3answers
722 views

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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5answers
484 views

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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6answers
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Why/how is svchost.exe using all of my 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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2answers
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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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0answers
301 views

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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2answers
609 views

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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3answers
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Leak of RAM in Windows 7 (available 767MB of 2GB)

After system crash (Win 7) there are only 767 mb available of 2gb. I had this problem several times, but system restore and several reboots helpes me, but now i don't know what to do. Any ideas? ...
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Why does Desktop Window Manager leak memory or even crash?

My Desktop Window Manager memory usage keeps spiking and causing it to disable Aero, saying it ran out of allowed memory. DWM restarts and comes back up fine when I kill its process. Why is this ...
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1answer
555 views

Massive Memory Leaks?

I seem to have huge memory leaks, which are confusing me. I'm running fusion 3.1 / Windows 7 on Snow Leopard. It's a clean install with all upgrades applied. I've given fusion 8GB on a 14GB machine. ...