Windows 10: Unexplained high memory usage

Discus and support Unexplained high memory usage in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; I'm using a laptop with Windows 10 and 8 GBs of RAM. Whenever I go into task manager, memory usage is usually around 80%, despite the processes... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by J0hnus, Feb 23, 2021.

  1. J0hnus Win User

    Unexplained high memory usage


    I'm using a laptop with Windows 10 and 8 GBs of RAM.


    Whenever I go into task manager, memory usage is usually around 80%, despite the processes themselves only taking up around 2GB or around 25%.

    I've searched the internet for help and done things like disabling Sysmain, adjusting Windows appearance to maximize performance, clearing Standby files, going the Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Ndu route to set the Start value to 4, but none of them proved successful.


    How do I locate the cause of the rest of the usage and deal with it? Hope you all can help.


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    :)
     
    J0hnus, Feb 23, 2021
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  2. Unexplained High Memory Usage

    The biggest memory user is not shown on this task manager screen. Please order the application list by memory usage.

    On this screen click to "Memory".
     
    Szőgyényi Gábor, Feb 23, 2021
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    Do you have "Task Manager" screenshots about the high memory usage?
     
    Szőgyényi Gábor, Feb 23, 2021
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    System and compressed memory high disk usage

    Hi Robert,

    As you are facing issues with high system and compressed memory on your device we will help you with this issue.

    Provide us additional information to assist you better with this issue:

    • What is the make and model of your device?
    • What is the complete error message with respect to the memory when you are trying to access games?

    This issue might have occurred due to applications or services running at the startup on the computer. Bad sectors on the hard drive or outdated and incompatible drivers might also cause such issues.

    I suggest you to refer to the below post check if your issue matches with the same.

    If so, I recommend you to try the troubleshooting steps suggested by Amarjeet Paul
    and check if it helps.

    System and compressed memory high disk usage during file
    copy


    Hope it helps. Get back to us with an updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Feb 23, 2021
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