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Memory usage on Dell Vostro 1000


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#1 rog the dodge

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 02:24 AM

Attached File  mem usage.jpg   77.68KB   0 downloadsHi all - i have posted a similar problem before - but this time i will try and be more specific.
I have a dell vostro 1000, running vista home premium, 32bit.
It has 2Gig or ram
It constantly runs at over 50% from startup - even if i have no programes running.
I have played around with changing startup options defined level of memory but it doesnt really make any difference.
when i check what is utilising memory i always have mcshield.exe and svchost running.
I have stopped svchost but this doesnt make mush of a difference.
I dont seem to be able to stop mcshield from running.

I have attached a screen print if it of use


This situation has been going on for sometime now, so i am unable to pinpoint ant new program or service that may have caused it.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance

Rog

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#2 Allan

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 05:53 AM

Is your system performing okay? If so, leave it alone. The more ram your system uses, the more efficiently it is running (unused ram is wasted ram). Windows does a fine job managing memory.




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