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Is this normal?

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#1 CalusBlade


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Posted 30 May 2009 - 10:26 AM

Sometimes in the task manager -> Physical Memory -> available is sometimes very low, about 100,000 - 150,000 is missing (note: total is 523704, I have 512 Ram). I added all the processes usage but doesn't equal too the performance. It doesn't really slow down my computer thought. I use dial-up and sometimes it slows down, sometimes its faster then usual. I haven't downloaded anything but updates. Is this normal? I scanned with Spybot - search & destroy and Malwarebytes Anti-malware (full scan) in regular mode and found nothing. Could it just be norton scanning without letting me know?

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#2 fairjoeblue


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Posted 30 May 2009 - 10:31 AM

I would assume it is Norton.
Norton is a horrible resources hog.
The main thing Norton is good for is slowing down a unit.
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