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  • Memory Compression using 7gig of 8gig

    Posted on dgjacquin Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Questions: Win10 Memory Compression using 7gig of 8gig


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      I noticed that my system became awfully sluggish.  I checked the performance tab and found that memory compression was using the majority of memory.  If I rebooted the machine, it would start low and grow.  Anyone else seeing this (I did disable it and the machine is now usable again).

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      Paul T
      AskWoody MVP

      Right click on the Task Bar and select Task Manager. You can now see what is using all that memory and can let us know.

      cheers, Paul

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      what version & edition of Windows 10 are you using, dgjacquin?
      type winver.exe in the Run dialog box to show the Win10 version

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