That's a good way to look at memory usage. Thanks,
----- Original Message ----- From: "Huntress" <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 10:00 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: (no subject)
I was thinking that maybe one of the sticks could have gone bad. Try pulling them both out, clean the contacts and put them back in. The only other thing I can think of would be to monitor what is taking up your resources. I have a GB of RAM but my system was locking up and freezing for no reason that I could see. I have a small clock utility that shows free RAM in the system tray and I noticed that when this was happening my RAM was dropping from 754MB free to 4MB. What I did was open up the task manager and clicked on the Processes tab then clicked on the bar that says "Mem Usage" so that it would put the heaviest load on top. Then I sat and watched for a little while until the RAM on the systray showed a very high load and what do I find? Indexing service had been turned on by one of the MS updates!!! I shut it down then went into Services from Start/All Programs/Administrative Tools and used it to disable the service. Things run a lot smoother now.
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