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 208 $ Windows 7 a c 414 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. 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] Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindows 7 uses alot of space on an SSD ForumWindows 7 uses too much ram while no programs are open ForumWindows7 clean installed but really slow bootup and shutdown! ForumWindows 7 running slow even with clean boot? ForumArtifacts even on bootup , cant boot normal mode win 7 any longer. Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] 7-ultimate ForumVISTA SUX, even Ballmer is Balking on slow sales. ForumBlack screen on boot-up ForumAti Xfx r7850 Problem Black Screen Stops Working Tried Alot to Fix Issue ForumGame lagg in alot of games need help ForumXFX nForce 680i LT - No Posts no display no bootup . ForumBSOD on bootup - any ideas? ForumIs threre clean Install option in Windows 8 Pro? ForumHi, im sure you get this alot ForumWin 7 takes too much RAM idle. ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine ForumMy work programs will not work on windows 7, only XP. I want to buy a new compu ForumWindows 7 domain problem ForumChange windows 7 64 bit computer to 32 bit ForumWindows 7 not working More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !