Is explorer.exe suppossed to be using this much of my memory? Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Enterprise Memory Last response: June 3, 2010 6:04 PM in Windows 7 Share Anonymous a b $ Windows 7 a b } Memory June 3, 2010 5:00:48 PM So I just installed the Windows 7 Enterprise 90 day trial (I don't have the money for Windows 7 just yet) and I went to Task manager and saw this. Is that normal?!?!? Here's my specs: AMD Athlon ii X2 250 Regor 3.0Ghz Dual Core 2GB Dual Channel DDR2 RAM Windows 7 Enterprise (90 day trial) Nvidia Geforce 7600GS w/ 256MB DDR2 memory More about : explorer exe suppossed memory sminlal a c 209 $ Windows 7 a b } Memory June 3, 2010 5:54:01 PM Yeah, it's normal. Explorer caches a LOT of stuff so that it can respond quickly. Wait 'till you see how much your web browser uses... Don't sweat it, that's well under 2% of your memory. m 0 l Anonymous a b $ Windows 7 a b } Memory June 3, 2010 6:04:51 PM Awesome! Thank you for the nice answer. Yeah I just looked. Firefox uses... 67MB with just this post page open. tsk tsk. Chrome is nice, but is also a resource hog, since everything it does has it's own process. Thank you very much! =D m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources explorer.exe uses too much RAM in windows 8 Forum Memory usage doesn't add up, using too much of my 16GB RAM Forum SolvedWhy does chrome use soo much memory Forum SolvedWhy slow cards don't use much memory Forum Solvedhow much memory of 4gb ddr2 ram is used Forum Windows 8's task manager says I'm using much more memory than I am. Forum Solvedhow much memory limit we can use for a program Forum Why am I using so much memory? Forum Solvedexplorer.exe memory prob. Forum explorer.exe's memory usage increases when I right click... Forum How much physical memory should be using after boot ? Forum Explain why so much memory is being used. Forum Explorer.exe Using 100% CPU. Virus? Forum Explorer.exe eating lots of memory Forum Samsung kies.exe using too much memory Forum SolvedHow much memory is really used on a 64 bit system? Forum Dell Inspiron N5720 can use how much memory Forum SolvedHow much memory can i use under 64-bit OS on my config? Forum How much memory can an i5 3230m (and i3 2328m) cpu use? Inconsistent info is on the net Forum help ! how much memory can 3d rendering use ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !