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Windows Increases Svchost.exe Vm Size By Approx 200mb After Standby

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#1 kingal


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Posted 08 November 2005 - 11:32 PM

I really hope someone has seen this before, I can't find anything like it on Google...

When I first boot up my Dell Inspiron 5150, one of my svchost.exe processes rapidly increases it's VM Size to about 120,000 K.

It's this svchost: (tasklist.exe output)

svchost.exe 1184 AudioSrv, CryptSvc, Dhcp, ERSvc,
EventSystem, FastUserSwitchingCompatibility,
helpsvc, Irmon, lanmanserver,
lanmanworkstation, Netman, Nla, RasMan,
Schedule, seclogon, SENS, ShellHWDetection,
TapiSrv, Themes, TrkWks, w32time, winmgmt,
wscsvc, wuauserv, WZCSVC

After wake it up from standby, I see the VM size of this process has increased to around 400,000 K. That still doesn't cause a problem, but after a few more times it's up to over a 1,000,000 K and increasing my virtual memory and things start to fail.

It seems as though one of the services is not stopping or not giving up it's VM on standby and then reloading again on startup, I'm just not sure how to tell which one, or what to do with it: they all seem to be necessary

I should also note the 'Handles' level is way up in the 1,500 range for this process. CPU usage reads 0.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks, Al.

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