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Very high physical memory usage

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August 7, 2013 9:18:14 AM

Hello !
When I run Process Hacker , it always shows high memory usage (More than 80% ! ) ,
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I have 8 GB of RAM , 83 processes (including system ones) , I only have Chrome , 2 notepad windows , process hacker , nitro pdf (Pdf reader) and an Eset window .
Why is my physical memory always so high ?
Should I care about it?
Thanks !
August 7, 2013 9:24:21 AM

When you click on properties of "my computer", does your system recognize the 8GB of RAM, or does it say a different amount?
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August 7, 2013 9:29:50 AM

thewisdomp said:
When you click on properties of "my computer", does your system recognize the 8GB of RAM, or does it say a different amount?

It says I have 8GB too
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August 7, 2013 9:33:00 AM

Did you happen to have like 15 tabs open on chrome when you took that picture? You could be victim to some malware if not.
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August 7, 2013 9:38:10 AM

thewisdomp said:
Did you happen to have like 15 tabs open on chrome when you took that picture? You could be victim to some malware if not.

When I took the screenshot , I had 4 tabs opens (TomsHardware , imgur , 2 * Facebook.) (and still have 4.)
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August 7, 2013 9:45:47 AM

sounds like you have viruses bro. run any antivrus you have. get malware bytes, and get tdss killer and run them. and uninstall any toolbar that you dont use.
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August 7, 2013 9:47:29 AM

Windows will keep code in ram in anticipation of reuse. The more ram you have, the more code is available for instant reuse. That is good, not bad.
What is more important is if the active usage of resident code is excessive and results in demand paging.
Use the task manager and select the resource monitor. under the memory tab, look at the hard faults/sec number. It should be mostly 0, perhaps 1. Working set is the amount of ram that an app needs to have resident most of the time. If you see a really large number there, look into it.
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September 21, 2013 5:19:31 AM

Very often the Media sharing is enabled in Windows 7, even though you didn't set it up or enable it!

Go to;
- Control Panel (Classic View)
- Administrative Tools
- Services
- Go down to Windows Media Player Network Sharing - Choose Disable
- Also, disable Windows Defender (It's an obsolete and useless antivirus, from Microsoft)

Reboot your system
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