#1
umm is it normal to have like 28% of your ram in use when ur computer is just idling (i have 2 gigs) and not alot of programs running pretty much only CA Antivirus is running is there anything i can do to lower the usage of RAM?
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#2
Do you have Vista? It'll eat up your RAM.
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#4
nope just xp home
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i was wondering what is some of the stuff you guys would consider better than WOW


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#6
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thats nothing special really.


so its normal to have 1/4 of ur ram always used up?
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i was wondering what is some of the stuff you guys would consider better than WOW


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#7
Exit processes you don't need. Check processlibrary.com to see what they are
I'm usually idle at 50% on my 1 gig, damn vista T_T
If I exit explorer and dwm.exe and play a game for hours and come back I might be at 28%
#8
Start -> Run -> then type 'msconfig' without the ''

Hit enter, then a window will appear, click on the tab labelled 'startup' from there you can choose which programs run when your computer starts up.

Getting rid of the ones you don't want should reduce you RAM usage... I think. Just don't get rid of any important programs. Google the ones you don't recognise.
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#9
its like that with windows, it just soaks up RAM for no reason

anyway, u probably have one of those crappy integrated video systems instead of a graphics card, so thats part of the problem too
#11
go to start, run, then type msconfig, then got to the startup tab, then disable all then restart, that will disable any unwanted programs from starting up when you reboot.
#12
well...theres a reason things are stored in the ram....so it can get them back faster when you do start using them

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