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comment Memory not Unloading
@James The system's cached memory display only shows this happening at kernel level. It happens at application level as well. In fact, Windows has specific applicaiton-level caching systems (like SuperFetch).
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comment Memory not Unloading
@Ben It's not the memory filling up that's stopping further use of the machine. Memory being full is perfectly normal. The only things you can do with memory are use it or waste it. You can't save it for later. Read my answer again because it seems you still don't get it.
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comment Memory not Unloading
@Ben The original question didn't mention any abnormal behavior and asked how to induce abnormal behavior. The edit mentioned abnormal behavior and asked how to induce normal behavior. Calling that unchanged is a bit of a stretch.
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comment Memory not Unloading
@Ben You edited your question to a completely different one. It was about memory being used, with no mention of any performance problems.
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comment Bridging Wifi to Ethernet on Ubuntu not working
@barlop It's faking it with NAT by rewriting the MAC address so that the client impersonates the machines that are bridged to it. This is very fragile and as soon as you try to do anything unusual (non-IP traffic, multicast, many other things), it tends to break. If you want to bridge over wireless, use WDS. If you can't use WDS, route instead of bridging. It's not worth the pain.
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revised Disproportionate amount of RAM usage
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answered Disproportionate amount of RAM usage
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comment StoreJet 25M3 USB 3.0 1TB beeping?
Are you plugging it into a USB 3 port? Did you try a different USB 3 cable?
Apr
23
answered Is it true that IP is used to transmit data from network to network and cannot be used to transmit data within a LAN?
Apr
22
comment MAC address spoofing and MAC collisions
You're asking us a question about a hypothetical network, but we have no idea how that hypothetical network is set up. It's like asking "Say a person had a car. Would it be blue?"
Apr
22
revised What affects the responsivness of the computer?
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Apr
22
comment What affects the responsivness of the computer?
That usually doesn't affect responsiveness all that much, though it definitely affects the performance of the applications. Obviously, if you play games, you want high-end graphics as well.
Apr
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revised What affects the responsivness of the computer?
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Apr
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answered What affects the responsivness of the computer?
Apr
22
comment Accidentally deleted all files older than 7 days
Alternatively, you can make a full image backup of the disk and then do whatever you want to the disk, secure in the knowledge that you can always restore from the image backup and try recovery a different way.
Apr
20
comment New mother board…operating system not found
You forgot to ask a question. It's not obvious what help you want or need. Did you do any troubleshooting? If so, what were your results? If not, why not?
Apr
20
comment PC restarts on power outtage despite having a UPS
What's the wattage rating of the UPS? Are you sure they said 800 watt? What's the make/model?
Apr
20
comment Blue Dump Error when conected to company WiFi
You really do need to ask a question. We have no idea what help you need.
Apr
20
comment Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?
@KarolyHorvath Right, but the OS isn't stupid. If would only do that if it makes more sense for Firefox to use that memory than the other applications.
Apr
20
comment Converting an ELF executable (Linux) into a PE.exe (Windows)
This sounds like an XY problem. You need to explain what you're trying to do, not how you're trying to do it. (You start by saying "I need to use ..." but don't explain why you need to do that. This makes it impossible to answer your question.)