ram usage problem?

By essix
Jun 22, 2005
  1. ok just wondering if my pc is suppost to be using 109mb of ram just idling and it has a 33% load..somehow i think it should be less
  2. dudezer88

    dudezer88 TS Rookie

    Your post is a bit confusing but I think I know what you mean. 33% of your RAM is used up at idle for background processes. Some of these can be turned off but not others. Download a program like FreeRAM XP Pro from to free up some of your RAM and close any unnecessary background processes. 33% usage at idle isn't all that bad though, I have 512mb and about 300mb of it is used up at startup.
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