Windows 10: Windows High Ram Usage

Discus and support Windows High Ram Usage in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; My windows 10 Laptop with 8GB Ram, has 95% Memory Usage even when the PC is idle. Also a whole lot of ram around 400MB is used by Anti-malware... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by OmkarGhadge, Jul 13, 2020.

  1. Windows High Ram Usage

    My windows 10 Laptop with 8GB Ram, has 95% Memory Usage even when the PC is idle.

    Also a whole lot of ram around 400MB is used by Anti-malware Service Executable.

    Also a lot of services are running, how do i identify which one's i dont need ?

    OmkarGhadge, Jul 13, 2020
  2. lxdiamond Win User

    High RAM Usage in Win10

    Thanks alot for your answers:
    @PolarNettles: yes I have a Gigabyte Z170x Gaming-3 Mainboard with Killer E2200 ethernet controller. Are there known issues with this controller?
    @Spectrum: I downloaded the program and got this screen

    Windows High Ram Usage [​IMG]
    is this of some use for you?

    @AddRAM: RAMMap did nothing as I emptied all the lists. At first boot RAM usage is normal, but when I work or play some time it kinda stacks up the RAM. Snip of the resource monitor

    Windows High Ram Usage [​IMG]
    lxdiamond, Jul 13, 2020
  3. high ram usage windows 10 while gaming

    Hi Abhay,

    Welcome and thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. We appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    I would like to inform that usually when you are trying to play games RAM usage will be high.

    To see if any other Third party software are accessing high usage of RAM, I suggest you to perform the below troubleshooting steps and check.

    Method 1: Run System Maintenance Troubleshooter

    Follow the steps given below:

    • Type Troubleshooting in the Search box from the desktop.

    • Select the Troubleshooting option.

    • Select View All option and select the
      System Maintenance

    • Click on Next to perform the System Maintenance troubleshooter and follow the steps.

    Method 2: If the issue still persists then,

    Step 1: Start computer in safe mode.

    • Type Settings in the search box on the desktop, select

    • Here select Change pc settings and then

    • Scroll down to Advanced startup, click
      Restart now.

    • Click on Troubleshoot, Advanced options, and Startup Settings.

    • Click Restart, select Safe mode and then press

    Step 2: Perform Clean boot to avoid any third party software conflict.

    Disclaimer: Putting your system in
    Clean Boot
    state helps in identifying if any third party applications or startup items are causing the issue. You need to follow the steps from the article mentioned below to perform a Clean Boot.

    How to perform a clean boot in Windows

    (Applies to Windows 10 as well)

    Refer to "How to reset the computer to start normally after clean boot troubleshooting" to reset the computer to start as normal after troubleshooting.

    Hope it helps. Please perform the above methods and update the status of this issue, we will be happy to help you.
    Deepika Gowda, Jul 13, 2020
  4. Windows High Ram Usage

    High ram usage with no programs

    Hey thank you but I was asking about the high ram usage
    redfinger8127536, Jul 13, 2020

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