Questions tagged [memory-leaks]

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

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Memory leak in Creative Cloud.exe

I have a problem that I'm unsuccessfully trying to resolve with Adobe support (Seniors and Leads) for over a month now. On a DELL Presicion desktop workstation, after installing the current version ...
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Possible Memory Leak after Windows Upgrade

I am currently running Windows 10 v1809 Pro using an Intel i5-8250U processor and 8GB SODIMM DDR4 RAM @ 2400 MHz I updated to v1809 from v1803 back in December, and since then, I've noticed that my ...
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Firefox Memory Leaks? Memory in task manager rises higher than what FF reports (about:performance), to point of memory maxing/freezing. 2GB vs 8-14GB+

I've had this issue on multiple windows OS, with memory ranges between 16gb and 32gb, where the Firefox memory usage reported in task manager continually rises regardless of how reported use is in ...
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What could possibly cause explorer to “leak” memory?

I have been experiencing this problem for a while now. I'm on Windows 10 v1909. Whenever I have an Explorer window open, the memory (here indicated in private bytes - I know that doesn't reflect every ...
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Possible memory leak in Microsoft Word 2019

We have a document, its the largest in our company at 332 Kb and approx 220 pages, it has lots of tables and texts, no images at all though. When we launch the document it is quick, adding or ...
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Windows 10 Memory Leak - Tags FMic and Irp high usage - Unknown process in WPA.exe

I've been dealing with a memory leak (Non-paged pool at 3.5GB) and have been researching what the culprit is using Poolmon, xperf and Windows Performance Analyzer. I've found that the processes with ...
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How to detect and troubleshoot memory leaks in Windows 10?

I previously had another memory leak and it was diagnosed and solved. But now I feel I have another one and I can't seem to detect it the way I had before. Here's the old question - Windows 10 Memory ...
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I am having an issue with an extremly high non-paged memory pool

I have 32gb of RAM. I noticed I was always maxed out at 30 or so GB of usage when I would only have things like Chrome open. I used to be able to run servers. If I restart my computer memory use will ...
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Can't find driver using up my RAM with poolmon

I've been experiencing really high idle ram usage (70+%) so I looked into it and believe it's a driver memory leak. When I tried to use poolmon and cmd to find the driver I don't get the driver name. ...
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Windows 10 High Memory Usage for Unknown Reason

Recently my Windows 10 encounters a problem, after running a while the memory would gradually be taken up. I suspect it is a memory leakage, but the non-packaged pool is very few. Also, I ran Windows ...
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Memcache - out of memory

I am using a memcached in cluster for caching on ubuntu12. I have initially 2 GB of RAM and getting frequent out of memory. So, i got memory increased to 3GB,but even after that, i am getting out of ...
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Windows 10 occupies 80% of RAM

Recently I've noticed that 80% and more of RAM (my laptop have 8GB RAM) is being occupied on startup, but in the task manager the sum of all processes' memory usage is less than 2GB. Here is the ...
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Docker container dies & gives: -bash: fork: retry: Resource temporarily unavailable

Unsure whether tho ask this on here or other communities (i.e SuperUser or Unix&Linux) but will keep here for now. I have a dockerised NodeJS app using Selenium & managed by PM2 runtime. The ...
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MariaDB 10.4.7 consume all memory

I have the following problem - when I start to do multi-inserts, MariaDB starts to take up permanent memory until it consumes all the available memory and the server blocks. Even if the load is low, ...
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Enormously large in-use dentry cache

We have an EC2 instance that has a very large (50+GB) dentry cache and most of it is in use (99%). "drop_cache" commands (sysctl -w vm.drop_caches=2 or sysctl -w vm.drop_caches=3) don't help much, ...
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TensorFlow code works, but it doesn’t work in CNN

When I work in any kinds TensorFlow code, it works great. But in a CNN algorithm, it doesn’t work. my GPU is rtx2080, I install CUDA 10.0, TensorFlow 1.13.1, and cuDNN 7.6.2. I tested tf.test....
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SSMS throws System.OutOfMemoryException on every query

I've been running into some performance issues in SSMS recently, hanging and slow downs but now I'm starting to see any query I run throw an out of memory exception. Even something as simple as "...
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Page table memory leak in Windows 10

I have a memory leak which is cosuming almost all 10GB of my physical RAM. It is not visible in the task manager. I have followed a few guides on the internet using different tools like RAM map and ...
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Non paged pool ConT consumes a lot of memory

I have in my PC 16GB of memory. If I leave my computer on for some time (hours or days, it is random), at some point I get a 90% load of memory and I get a lot of apps being really slow for some time (...
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Service running on 2 different computers takes a lot of memory on only one of computers, Why?

I've created a service that runs on a server. But this takes a lot of memory. However locally on my PC it does not take a lot of memory at all. local: server: Is there maybe something specific ...
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High invisible RAM usage

I have read through a number of threads on this site and run into dead ends which I will attempt to summarize. The problem: For the last few months I have noticed a very high based RAM usage on my ...
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How to troubleshoot a memory leak in tomcat applications

We have a tomcat server serving several web applications. With jconsole I can see that the heap memory grows over time. We had some crashs with an OutOfMemoryError for the heap memory after about one ...
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Hard to Track Down Windows 10 Memory Leak

I have tried to use the steps from this post and similar ones multiple time (Windows 10 high memory usage (unknown reason)) But get no help at all from the results. The WPA parts where all new but ...
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Why is heap usage from MxBean different from that in heap dump?

I have a java application that seems to be leaking memory but I have not been able to find a way to identify the root cause. And the heap memory usage I had from MemoryMXBean seems to be quite off ...
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Unity iOS app is not returning pages back to the OS

I have a Unity app that runs on iOS. Recently we resolved several memory leaks in our code. However when we use the iOS profiler it indicates that although the app's memory usage is stable, the app ...
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How to measure memory usage by certain programs accurately from the command line on Windows?

I'm trying to write automation for memory leak testing of a website. I can see a memory leak by going between two pages so I have selenium automate going back and forth between them. Before the ...
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Task Scheduler service eats all memory and even all swap file on a constant basis

I've been struggling with this issue for months now. Whenever my computer is turned on for 2-3 days straight, Windows Task Scheduler service starts to slowly eat up all of my 32 GB of RAM, and after ...
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How can I save urls from dead Google Chrome window

I have Google Chrome incognito window open with more than 100 tabs. OS: Win10. When I was browsing one site, chrome window suddenly freezed and I can't anymore browse or see any tabs. So I left chrome ...
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Mac OS Mojave: “brew install --HEAD valgrind” fails. Suggested online solutions do not work

When attempting brew install --HEAD valgrind I get this error: ==> Deleted Formulae apache-arrow cputhrottle liblastfm ruby@1.8 apache-arrow-glib hyper ...
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Windows 10 Memory Leak not visible in processes

I am currently struggling to interpret the data regarding my memory usage and my system appears to be leaking memory which is not visible within any process. Process RAM Usage (Size): Process RAM ...
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Massive difference for dxgkrnl.sys in poolmon, large paged-pool

Here's a list of my systems components if that will help. I have an IMGur link highlighting a good bit of my problem currently. Dxgkrnl.sys is constantly causing a massive leak into my paged pool (...
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Cached ram/ Memory leak

For the past year or so I have been struggling with 2/3 of ram or more is being cached and not being released to other programs when I need it. Games and browsers crash regularly. I have searched all ...
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Windows10 “System” using all memory [duplicate]

A process called "System" on my windows10 laptop is using all the memory. I can't play any games because of this. Chrome too freezes. It's almost impossible to use any program. I've 8GB Ram. The "...
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Windows 10 svchost using 24 gigs of memory

On windows 10 one of our users is getting a virtual memory error. Upon investigation, svchost is using 24 gigs of memory. When I do a memory dump and run a memory analysis using windows debugging ...
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Centos 7 takes 2Gb Ram after 3,4 idle hours

My Centos 7 Server takes from 160Mb to 2Gb Ram after 3,4 idle hours without any applications or services running, See htop response for more detail Htop Response . Whenever I start my apps (...
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Virtualbox consuming all of my memory

System specs are as follows: 62.8GB of RAM 1TB of Hard drive space - Samsung 960 Pro M.2 CPU is an AMD Threadripper 1950x - 16Core Running Ubuntu 17.10 Virtualbox 5.1.34_Ubuntur121010 So I started ...
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Windows 10 memory leak research (xperf/WPA) with process “Unknown” [duplicate]

I'm facing a memory leak issue with Windows 10. I've got 4 GB physical memory which is mostly occupied by "nonpaged pool" according to RamMap, which sadly cannot be attributed to any single process. ...
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Windows 10 slowly increases RAM usage on 2 different PCs

I have 2 computers with Windows 10: PC: Windows 10 Education 1803 (April Update) Intel Core i5 8400 Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 2400 MSI GeForce GTX 1060 3GT OC, 3GB GDDR5 MSI Z370 ...
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Running out of memory

Shared memory reported by free command is constantly raising while available memory is going down to 0. Understood that Linux is using free ram for disk caching but even after running drop_caches ...
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Finding memory leak with tags LHAN and YHAN [duplicate]

I recently started having issues with one system which has Windows Server 2012 R2 and seems to have a memory leak. The non-paged memory will reach 8.9GB out of a total of 10GB in the course of 12 ...
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Memory leak with Killer Network Manager (e2400)

Context I'm not really into hardware but my friend suggested I should try building my next rig and so I did (around a year ago). I've been totally unhappy with the result because of one problem - ...
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Windows 8 High System Memory Usage

My problem seems simple. My computer is using more physical memory than is actually accounted for in the sum of my programs. !(Running windows 8.1, latest patches) I use 7.5 GB. Total usage is 12GB....
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How to find a memory leak in Windows 7?

I've got a Windows 7 32bit laptop that keeps running low in RAM. How can I figure out what is causing the memory to leak? Image Name PID Session Name Session# Mem Usage ...
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Windows 10 Memory Leak - Tags (poolmon) FMic and Irp - Nonpaged pool at 5.7GB

So I've been noticing extremely high memory usage lately. With just Chrome with 20 tabs open, I get 13.5 / 16GB of my memory being used. Task manager reports that Chrome only uses about 3GB of memory. ...
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How to find what is filling up my pagefile

Context: My computer runs Windows 10, and it was bought as a gaming pc. Good gpu, good cpu, 16 Gb of RAM, etc. There are two hard drives, a very small (100 Gb) SSD for the OS, plus a 3Tb HDD. In the ...
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How to troubleshoot leaking memory in Explorer.exe (Win 10 x64 1709)

The explorer.exe process in my installation of Windows 10 64bit 1709 (Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.16299.125]) is leaking memory. As the time passes both the Private Bytes and the Working Set is ...
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Windows 10 RAM usage not accounted for [duplicate]

Whilst I've seem some similar questions, I can't troubleshoot the problem I am having as they tend to be specific to that user asking. When I run my PC > 24 hours (I have reasons why I do this), my ...
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How do I limit RAM consumption of a particular executable?

Microsoft Edge eats up RAM like crazy and I want to scale it back a bit. I don't care if it makes browsing on it laggyer, I just want to have my RAM distributed evenly to my open programs. The ...
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Windows 10 always at 80-90% memory usage

My PC have been running slow for a few weeks now, and I've never really had any time to check why, I've always assumed my PC was just getting old. I recently checked my task manager, and saw that ...
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How to identify memory hoarding service within svchost.exe process?

I have a 64bit Windows 8.1 system operating under Deep Freeze and most of the time it is very very very stable. However at random intervals one of my processes, one of the many system svchost.exe ...