Windows 7 uses alot of RAM even in clean bootup Tags: Windows 7 RAM Storage Last response: June 6, 2011 12:56 AM in Windows 7 Share edmond419 June 6, 2011 12:42:58 AM Hi all http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/20511-63-excessive-me... I want to know if it is possible to make Windows 7 NOT use the free unused RAM as whatever the storage it is using for, as seen in the other thread? Like I don't want it to occupy 1GB of RAM Thanks all Edmond419 More about : windows alot ram clean bootup sminlal a c 209 $ Windows 7 a c 415 G Storage June 6, 2011 12:53:26 AM Run a program. When a program needs memory, Windows will release some of what it can do without. m 0 l j2j663 a b G Storage June 6, 2011 12:56:51 AM Pretty sure the requirements for Win7 includes "at least 1GB of RAM" so I don't understand why you would expect it to use much less than that? Sorry I know that doesn't help but thats requirements are requirements for a reason. ]http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/system-requirements] m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWindows7 clean installed but really slow bootup and shutdown! Forum SolvedBSOD Error Even After a Clean Reinstall of Windows 7 Forum Windows 7 uses alot of space on an SSD Forum Clean windows 7 pro install won't detect non-boot SATA drives even though BIOS shows it / them Forum Windows 7 gadget detects a 2.8GB ram even though i'm using a 6GB ram Forum SolvedClean install - Windows 7 problem after using DBAN Forum Windows 7 running slow even with clean boot? Forum Solvedwindows 8 "clean" install on a new SSD, using windows 7 from recovery disc Forum NTLDR is missing Windows 7 cannot even use F8 Forum hi i am using windows 7 and my headphones and speakers are not working but they work on my phone and other devices even on my Forum Why my Lenovo T410 with 32bit Windows 7 uses only 2.92 gb RAM out of 6.00 gb? Forum My Toshiba Satellite C660 running on windows 7 keeps poping up disk error even after replacing it with a new one. Any useful h Forum what is the real amount of ram windows 7 32bit uses? Forum SolvedWill upgrade Key work on Clean Install Windows 7 using retail disc. Forum Windows 7 Uses 2GB (Gigabyte) of 4GB (Gigabyte) Ram Forum Clean Installation Of windows 8 (x64) over Windows 7 (x86) but i can't use either USB or DVD to boot OS :/ Forum High RAM windows 7 after clean install Forum SolvedWindows 7 64-Bit using too much RAM Forum how to do a clean install of windows 7 on a used laptop with only the prouct id Forum Desktop Pc freezes. After Windows 7 startup, and even when using linux on live USB Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !