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Old 02-01-2005, 05:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question I think i have a system memory problem

I have 1 antivirus program running,1 firewall program and 1 other program running, I dont understand why it seems to be taking up so much of my resources with my memory. can some take a look at these pics and give me some recomendations. thanks


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Old 02-01-2005, 05:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Which programs tho, it depends on WHICH a/v, etc. Do me a favor and take a screen shot of your task manager system processes while running. Liz
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Old 02-01-2005, 05:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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heres a pic of the processes !
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OCZ PC 3500 2 x 512mb dual channel Platinum Enhanced Bandwidth Edition cooled by thermaltake mem fan
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Liquid cooling- BIX2,MCP 650 12V inline pump,swiftech MCW 6000 block,1/2\" Primoflex tubing
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Well, the one other program you have running IS a hog when it comes to resources. Liz
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Old 02-01-2005, 06:26 AM   #5 (permalink)
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IS whats that ? and is there anything i can do about it ?
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Go to start, run, type msconfig, go to the startup tab, click disable all, but leave your antivirus on and you should see a big difference.
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Look for one your page file is way to high it should not be more than 1.5 times the memory

I like mine from 128-384 MB

You have alot of programs running they need to removed from the startup folder

START>>RUN type MSCONFIG go to startup and uncheck the boxes that you don't need

This is a good web site and if your item is not on the list then you probally don't need it

http://www.3feetunder.com/krick/startup/list.html
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