computer uses alot of memory

By craigdexter1
Jun 9, 2006
  1. My system uses 50-60 % of its memory when sitting at idle. I see this in the task manager. Is this normal. I have no programs open exept for my OS which is w2k.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    A lot depends on how much ram you have.

    Have you checked for viruses/spyware etc?

    Regards Howard :)
  3. craigdexter1

    craigdexter1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 63

    There is a spyware/virus thing that pops up, more like flashes, at boot up.
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Ok, go HERE and follow the instructions exactly.

    Post a fresh HJT log into this thread, only after doing the above.

    If, it turns out you do have a virus/spyware problem, I will move this thread to the appropriate forum.

    Regards Howard :)
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