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Old 05-31-2017, 11:11 AM   #1
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I switch on my laptop. suddenly,the laptop ram usage is increasing till 50 persen... I look for what is going on my laptop... but I didn't get any result...
Could u help me what happen with my laptop and what suppose to do
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If you are running windows 7 on your laptop, I heard that one of the updates from Microsoft can cause your CPU to increase in usage for no reason.
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Maybe it would help to know some numbers. Amount of RAM, OS, programs running (in background too).

What do you mean by 50%? Do you mean 50% more than before or that it fills up to 50%?
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If you are running windows 7 on your laptop, I heard that one of the updates from Microsoft can cause your CPU to increase in usage for no reason.
How to decrease it?
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If you are running windows 7 on your laptop, I heard that one of the updates from Microsoft can cause your CPU to increase in usage for no reason.
She said RAM.

My question is, is this normal or is this new? To decrease RAM usage you can kill background​ services that you don't need and disable start-up programs. You can also use lighter software. I don't know what else to tell you.
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Maybe it would help to know some numbers. Amount of RAM, OS, programs running (in background too).

What do you mean by 50%? Do you mean 50% more than before or that it fills up to 50%?
I mean.. i started up my laptop suddently my memory ram usage 50%. I don't open any application... why it could be?any viruses or something else...
If yes, i've tried scanning viruses with avg... but no viruses is detected
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She said RAM.
Sorry man, I miss read the title
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I mean.. i started up my laptop suddently my memory ram usage 50%. I don't open any application... why it could be?any viruses or something else...
If yes, i've tried scanning viruses with avg... but no viruses is detected
Why is that strange? Background processes and the OS itself take up RAM. That why I asked if this was something new or not.

How much RAM do you have? What OS do you use?

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Sorry man, I miss read the title
You don't have to apologize. It happens. I didn't mean to sound rude.
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You don't have to apologize. It happens. I didn't mean to sound rude.
You were not rude at all my friend...thanks for pointing that out to me.
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Why is that strange? Background processes and the OS itself take up RAM. That why I asked if this was something new or not.

How much RAM do you have? What OS do you use?

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You don't have to apologize. It happens. I didn't mean to sound rude.
Ram 2 GB.
OS windows 7...
It is new problem.... because usually not until 1GB ram usage...
I cannot say in text message.. could u help me..what u think if i send u video to explain my laptop's problem..
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Ram 2 GB.
OS windows 7...
It is new problem.... because usually not until 1GB ram usage...
I cannot say in text message.. could u help me..what u think if i send u video to explain my laptop's problem..
You could post it here. Maybe there is someone else who can help you out.
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Using 1gb of ram sounds about average for windows 7. have you tried running windows update? if i recall, there was an update to the windows update program, that could cause 50% cpu/ram usage while it's trying to find the update with the outdated windows update program. i ended up having to manually install a few updates to get it to stop doing that. Or you could just upgrade to windows 10, i think they're still offering the free upgrade, you just have to look harder for it.
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Using 1gb of ram sounds about average for windows 7. have you tried running windows update? if i recall, there was an update to the windows update program, that could cause 50% cpu/ram usage while it's trying to find the update with the outdated windows update program. i ended up having to manually install a few updates to get it to stop doing that. Or you could just upgrade to windows 10, i think they're still offering the free upgrade, you just have to look harder for it.
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On your keyboard, between the CTRL and ALT keys is the Windows Key (with the Symbol)

On your keyboard, press Windows + R to get the run prompt.
type "msconfig" and press enter
Go to the Startup tab
Here, trying unchecking everything except programs like antivirus or things you truly want starting with the computer.
Next, on the Services tab, check the "Hide all Microsoft Service" button and then uncheck any service that is associated with items from the "Startup" tab. This isn't always necessary, but good measure and sometimes bloatware will put startup tasks in here or the Task Scheduler. I would avoid unchecking any service that is an intel/amd storage or security based service. Things like "Bonjour" (if you have iTunes but don't use your iPhone on your computer all the time) can be shut off. If you have questions about services or startup items, or how to check the Task scheduler, just post back
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