memory leak

Forum discussion tagged with memory leak.
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    Question half of my 16 gigs is being used at idle

    im currently running modded minecraft with 7-8 gigs of usage and it says im using 95% of my ram, my other programs i have open are discord with 500mb, overwolf with 400mb, medal with 400mb, steam with 300mb, brave browser with 200mb and antimalware with 200mb. (the other proghrams use about...
  2. K

    [SOLVED] I have what i believe to be a memory leak, how do i fix it?

    So a week ago one of my Ram slots simply stopped working, which is odd, the Mobo isnt that old nor the PSU, since then what i realized is that my computer is, for some odd reason using all my virtual memory aka pagination files in windows and once it reaches full capacity everything starts...
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    [SOLVED] Browser Memory Leak?

    Recently I've switched back to using automatic page filing on my 1TB HDD with 8GB of RAM. I didn't want to worry about setting the right page file. However, I've noticed in task manager that my browser is all over the place rather than being compiled in one list (the 15 one) Is this normal or...
  4. emilehmedlivevo

    GTA V Memory leak issue

    Hi, my fps is good in game. But after 15-30 minutes game starts to lag because of memory leak. The game is using 4gb ram after loading screen. But after 10-15 minutes game reaches to 7.5gb and lags. Also vram has memory leak issue. Gta 4 has same issue. But I don't have such a problem in any...
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    Question First time overclocking led to severe fps drops

    Yesterday I decided to try using msi afterburner and overclocking my laptop for the first time. I had no background information going into it so I was just following youtube tutorials on it. And a heads up, I am not very knowledgeable about things like this in general regarding laptops. The...
  6. Question How do i fix a memory leak?

    I think i have a memory leak, can someone please help me fix it coz its making my laptop rly slow.
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    Question Computer keeps crashing when playing a certain game after windows refresh

    So to begin my breaker tripped in my room and my computer wouldn't boot after that. After Troubleshooting I found it to be an SSD that had nothing to do with Boot. Removed it other SSD still didn't want to boot. Would be detected in an External HDD/SDD bay though. So I refreshed Windows to...
  8. IckyDrew

    [SOLVED] Audio pops, mouse lags across screen, and mic static if computer is left on overnight ?

    Hello, So to start off my situation, I usually leave my computer on 24/7 and only restart for updated and such. A few weeks ago, there was a day where I unlocked my computer and oddly enough, my mouse was lagging across my screen, and the audio was popping when I would watch a video/listen to...
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    [SOLVED] How to find and fix a memory leak

    So I have this issue where the longer I use my computer without restarting, the more ram that gets used up as can be seen in the picture below (There were no open applications or anything when I took the picture). I have no idea how to find where the memory leak is coming from and I definitely...
  10. [SOLVED] How to fix ismc memory leak

    Hello, I noticed my RAM would jump to 60% at some point without having a lot (if anything) open. Poolmon: Findstr in drivers: I have these drivers installed: I'm not sure what to do and would highly appreciate advice. Thanks in advance! Thana
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    [SOLVED] Memory Leak with no source...

    I have pretty serious issues with memory leaks. After about 2-3 days my computer runs at a constant 13 gb (out of 32) of memory in use- even with all applications closed. I ran a RAMMap and found that processes only consume 4gb of ram (at idle, only background apps open) while "mapped file"...
  12. [SOLVED] Windows on idle using 8gb ram

    Can anyone help me with this, my windows is eating memory on idle. I found some suspicious soundmodule.exe located in appdata/microsoft that is eating 2.5gb ram? Can this be some maleware? And is this process tree looking suspicious?
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    Question How to prevent Service Host from using all my memory.

    I have 16GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 3k. However recently I've had my PC becoming slow and in some cases crashing programs. After checking my Task Manager I found that all my memory was being used by Service Host and other Services by Windows. (Up to about 640 MB per program. I've tried a lot of...
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    [SOLVED] Huge Memory Leak in Windows 10

    Hello, I built a new computer about a month ago and recently it has been having a huge memory leak. I've attached a few pictures that show what I am talking about. I decided to do a bit of research on what I can do in order to find out what is causing the memory leak. I read online to download...
  15. manasan3010

    [SOLVED] poor memory management

    I have Windows 10.0.17134 with 8GB ram. I don't normally get any lags due to insufficient memory. But today I tried to run a python script which requires a lot of computation as it deals with HUGE numbers, the memory usage starts to peak up and went to the state of freezing the OS. Then I had to...
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    Question Video Memory Leak

    Hey so just a disclaimer: I can build computers but i'm not too quick with the software, especially the inner workings of it, so if there are ANY tips, no matter how obvious they may seem, just plug them in for good measure so I can cover all the ground I can So I upgraded to my now GTX 1080...
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    Question Memory leak after Windows 10 update

    I updated the Windows 10 May update this month and have had a huge memory leak since, to the point where I can't play any games (it just freezes). I've run poolmon and found the files that are causing the memory leak are all Windows 10 related such as: fileinfo.sys., fltmgr.sys, crashdmp.sys...
  18. mohitakundi

    Question Need Help ! Major GameDVR Memory Leak Issue.

    Specs : i3 5010u, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Geforce 930m In WIndows 10 1803, there used to be no issues. It used to work perfectly. I even recorded 1Hrs+ clips of my gameplay. But now, in 1809 and now updated to 1903, there is a major memory leak issue. within a few mins, RAM usage goes from 29% to...
  19. asem1123

    Question Why is svchost.exe draining my RAM on my PC but not my laptop?

    I just fresh installed Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) on my desktop and for some reasons there is high memory usage after 5 minutes from booting up and everything slows down because the desktop is constantly swaping pages with the HDD. When I checked resource monitor, apparently svchost.exe was...
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    Question PC Lag when Alt-Tab out of game

    Hello, New guy here. I've been having this problem for as long as I can think. When ever I alt-tab out of a game (any game) my whole system starts lagging. Its for games in Fullscreen, Windows, and Windowed Borderless. I have no idea what the cause could be besides a memory leak. Anyone have any...
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    Question memory leak not showing up in task manager or resource monitor

    Hi! I have a big problem. My pc is experiencing some real big memory leaks. It does not really matter if im using a lot of ram allready or not. For some reason randomly my ram usage goes up to 100% and freezes the entire pc forcing me to restart it. I have tried to identify the culprit but...