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StumbleUpon - Firefox & Memory Usage


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#1 Nickat Night

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 02:36 PM

Hello. I have Windows XP Home, SP 3 on a Dell with 2 Gigs of RAM. When I use StumbleUpon, it does not take long before the memory usage gets very high (~ 400,000 K or more) slowing the PC response noticeably. Are there any settings I can adjust on my PC to keep the memory usage from going so high ? Thanks

Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 04:22 PM

You can adjust your virtual memory settings

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc737315.aspx

http://www.aumha.org/win5/a/xpvm.php
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Posted 20 December 2008 - 07:25 PM

Sorry - but I am a bit confused by the link provided.

On my system, in Virtual Memory Tab, this is shown

Paging file size for selected drive (Custom is highlighted) :

Drive: C:
Space available: 32506 MB

Initial size (MB): 3000
Max size (MB): 4092


The total paging file size for all drives

Min Allowed: 2 MB
Recommended: 3067 MB
Currently Allocated: 3000 MB


The initial size was 2049 (or so), but I increased it to 3000 ... but this made no change to memory usage in Firefox (currently over 400,000 K). Am I doing this wrong ?

Edited by Nickat Night, 20 December 2008 - 07:27 PM.





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