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#1 Arnagath

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 05:50 PM

I encountered a problem where I have massive memory usage 2.10 Gigs + (has even gone up to 3.9 where everything was very slow on the computer) (started happening a few days ago). Does anybody know any programs that does this. I think it could be azureus but got no clue. Should I post a hijack this log?

Had the same problem with netlimiter a while ago but when I exited netlimiter all the memory was "released". This does not happen when I shut down all programs running on my current machine. Though there is ASUS ACPI Center running and I done seem to be able to shut it down.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 07:04 AM

Check in the Processes tab of Task Manager to see what's using all the memory. Also, I'd suggest a free, online malware scan just in case something's gotten through your protection.

Here's the one's that I use:
http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/sandbox...s%2Fdefault.htm (requires IE)
http://housecall.trendmicro.com
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Posted 24 January 2008 - 08:42 AM

Ctrl-Alt-Del to take a look in your Task Manager. There is a section (button) so-called "Resource Monitor". Open it you'll have more info about which program has used a lof of RAM.

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 02:44 PM

hi,,, is'nt azures a torrent app,,,, you could of downloaded your self some malware or a virus,,,, p2p sites are full of them, i usally right click on the downloaded file and do a virus & malware scan befor opening a torrent. good luck
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Posted 24 January 2008 - 04:23 PM

Thing is the program using up the most memory is azureus which is about 120Mb. The other stuff I cant see, even if I press show all processes for all users. Memory leak is my tip, so anybody have any clue if there is a memory leak malware or is it a problem with one of my programs.

However could it be that Vista uses all that space?

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 05:55 PM

vista dose use all avalible ram with superfetch,,, as soon as you start up another program or the os neens it superfetch makes it avalible
http://www.ocmodshop.com/ocmodshop.aspx?a=1048
this link explains it a bit better.
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Posted 24 January 2008 - 06:53 PM

It could be a virus, it could be a corruption of Azureus, could be a problem with Windows, or it could be the "seeding" of the P2P application (I don't know squat about P2P).

Scan for viruses, then uninstall Azureus and download a new copy to install - if neither of those work the it's either Windows or the P2P function (IMO)
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Posted 25 January 2008 - 01:32 PM

p2p site's are a mase of viruses & spyware,,,, alot of times if your not downloading or seeding to others and your torrent application is going nuts then its usally a sign of nasties using your torrent app to get out & bring in friends as you have set the torrent program to be allowed past your firewall in both directions,,, scann with everything you have & download some more & scan again,,,,,, try superantispyware or a good 1 that John recomends is windows live 1 care,,,,,,, also as John says uninstall Azureus, then and try utorrent,,, it uses a lot less of your resorces on your pc.
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Posted 26 January 2008 - 02:15 PM

I tried everything out, and now I have about 1.16Gigs or usage which should be normal?




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