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Computer running out of memory


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#1 rajguy

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Posted 25 June 2017 - 10:30 PM

Hello,

 

My computer has been doing this for a while.  I run windows 8 with classic shell but nowdays it keeps running out of memory i was wondering if someone can help me figure out the problem.  What do i need to post for its analysis.

 

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#2 jwoods301

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Posted 26 June 2017 - 02:20 AM

Download and run Sysinternals' Process Explorer and see which process is using the most memory

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653

Also, enable the VirusTotal check in Process Explorer by clicking on Options > VirusTotal.com > Check VirusTotal.com

 

It's also possible this is a virtual memory paging file (known as the pagefile) issue.

 

See this article on how to set it up...

 

https://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/132201-virtual-memory-paging-file-change.html

 

Failing that, your hard drive may be running low on disk space, in which case you should run Disk Cleanup, and download and run the free tool WinDirStat to see where and what is using the most disk space.

 

https://windirstat.net/


Edited by jwoods301, 26 June 2017 - 02:34 AM.





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