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Win 10: weird RAM usage numbers

After I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7, my system has been having a problem, with high RAM usage. I have been trying to track down the reason, but I really don't seem to find any memory leakage ...
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Why is my memory at 65% usage when I'm not running any programs?

I don't know why my memory is showing 65% usage even though I'm not running any programs. And sometimes it's stuck. My laptop specifications: Acer Aspire VX 15 OS : Windows 10 x64 lastest ...
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Something uses 1GB RAM - cant tell what it is

I have a computer with 8GB of RAM installed and it is running Windows 7 Professional. I was curious why my memory usage is so high, so I quickly build summary using Powershell: $(Get-Process | ...
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How to see overall system usage stats in Qubes OS?

So I'm using this tin-foil-hat linux distro called Qubes OS. One thing that's been bothering me is how to get at overall system load stats. I can see each VM's basic CPU / Mem / Disk usage in the ...
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Unit of maximum resident set size in the output of time

Can someone let me know what is the unit of maximum resident size in the output below?- /usr/bin/time -l mvn clean package -T 7 -DskipTests ... real 530.51 user 837.49 sys 64.28 ...
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HP Pavilion Slimline 400-214 Windows 10 has 12 GB RAM but is using less than 4 GB

My HP Pavilion Slimline 400-214 Windows 10 has 12 GB RAM but is using less than 4 GB. I have double checked the Boot advanced options. The max memory box is unchecked. Here's what I'm seeing. My ...
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Moving things to ram [closed]

My laptop has not been feeling well recently. When I checked​ the reasons, I found out Firefox had been performing read and write operations on the HDD at the limit of it's capabilities. After some ...
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8gb RAM usage almost 100% with nothing running [duplicate]

I've a problem recently with my PC. The RAM usage is always almost 100% no matter how many apps it's running. The problem appears these days and before nothing was wrong. I'm using windows 10, my ram ...
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Windows 8.1 64-bit: High memory usage

I have 8GB of memory on a 64 bit windows 8.1 machine, and windows is telling me I'm using 91% of my memory, yet its simultaneously telling me I'm only using 3GB. I literally just restarted my machine ...
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Why is image size and the memory required to display it different?

I learned from a stack overflow post that the memory required to display an image and the image size is equal to 4 * image dimensions I have some 800x800 images and I see that its size is about a ...
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Why installed memory not the same as “total memory”

I am running linux (Mint 17) on new laptop (Asus X550ZA) that has 8gb of RAM. The bios shows 8gb, but when I show /proc/meminfo, it only shows 3.4 gb: $ sudo cat /proc/meminfo MemTotal: ...
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Upgrade RAM Memory

I have a Lenovo G510 laptop. I'm an android developer, and most of the time I'm working with the Android Studio program. As some of you know, android studio takes about 1 GB from my RAM and the Java ...
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Memory use increasing without any process

I am having some issues with my memory usage since a few days (maybe since the last Windows update I did if I remember correctly) where my memory slowly fill up to the 16 GB capacity over the course ...
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Wordpress + MariaDB installation becoming unstable [closed]

I have a wordpress installation on a CentOS machine using MariaDB as database server. This MariaDB is installed in another linux machine. Wordpress runs alone within httpd. About 7 days ago the ...
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Do programs on Inactive Virtual Desktop still use the memory in Windows 10?

Really, I was wondering if there is a point to multiple desktops, beyond a users personal organization, Like is there some type of performance boost or something? Specifically, If I have Chrome with ...

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