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If your system has 4GB of RAM and your peak memory usage was 5GB (including virtual memory), you should set your pagefile to at least 1GB and the maximum as 2GB It was using 99% of my RAM before. Once done, right-click this service again and select Properties. kris thanx it worked…… J.Emmett Turner Doesn't work for me. have a peek here

Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... I've had great speed and efficiency troubles. And therefore...since I don't know what's using the RAM, I can't eliminate it. The Tech Space - Dontae Grose 593 views 0:54 How To Disable Windows Media Player Update Permanently [HD] - Duration: 2:00. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-media-player-eats-my-video-ram.587852/

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Smeg45Sep 13, 2012, 10:45 AM amnesiaaisenma said: Pointless for you...but when Windows crashes, all the data is gonna' be lost. Something keeps launching it when I reboot anyway unless I set it to "Disable." I'd like to fix it because I use WMP's DLNA from time to time. Reply 0 0 DavidPK Provost Posts: 44,238 Member Since: ‎09-24-2010 Message 6 of 12 (22,442 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Window Media Player.exe using 100% of CPU and Memory Options Mark

If WMP is trying to sync too many files or find files which have been deleted it will not stop using your system resource. It was giving me headaches big time! Windows 98? Ask !

Up next 100% CPU Usage and High CPU Usage Problems Solved - Duration: 2:43. Click Yes then OK and when WMP has finished installing, restart the PC again.Regards,DP-KOK......I did this. Music or video?- From Internet (streaming) or local media (like mp3)or music CD?- What's your Internet connection speed?- How much RAM does your machine have? - What OS (95 or 98)? http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/45787-windows-media-player-extreme-cpu-memory-consumption.html Felicia Pate At first it just restarted itself after a while, then I restarted my computer after I disabled the whole damned process.

If you had a 64bit OS, you could add more ram and help eliminate or reduce the pagefile. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/587852 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? When these Two entries have been removed, restart the notebook and you should find the problem has been resolved.Regards,DP-K ---------------------------------------------------------------------------****Click the White thumb to say thanks********Please mark Accept As Solution if You can do this as follows.Launch WMP, click Organize and click Manage Libraries.

  1. karl i'm not sure why this would be a permanent fix if you are going back to set the service to start automatically.
  3. I was literally pulling my hair out after the system had slowed to just about a crawl, especially when running high demanding apps.
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  6. It was 3.23 before that, and still 3.23 after.
  7. Steven yeah, disable is what i had to do or it would keep cutting itself back on.
  8. Every single PC/laptop should be using 8GB of RAM in 2012.
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egilbeSep 13, 2012, 8:19 AM amnesiaaisenma said: The TM list is too long for a screenshot...very long. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/52854-63-memory-errors-ridiculous-page-file-usage I've set the service to disabled, I don't need this thing slowing my computer just because I am lazy and want to hear music out of my tv.  Dude40299films for me People here run systems as far back as Windows 95, so don't talk before knowing what's what and what's not.And yes, the graphic card WAS in the old PC. Andy Let me just say how fantastic this fix is.

From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. navigate here THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION.wmv - Duration: 3:51. all that takes away for the usable amount of ram that a 32bit OS can use. But thanks a lot!

what gpu was in your old system? Reply 1 1 DavidPK Provost Posts: 44,238 Member Since: ‎09-24-2010 Message 4 of 12 (22,473 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Window Media Player.exe using 100% of CPU and Memory [Edited] Options Thanks CoolFinalFan, Feb 12, 2011 CoolFinalFan, Feb 12, 2011 #1 techairlines x10 Flyer Community Support Messages: 2,867 Likes Received: 165 Trophy Points: 63 In my past experiences with both players, Check This Out Steven This doesn't work.

I don't knowwhat special software or hardware is requiring 32 bit compatibility, but get over it and install windows 64 bit. In fact, with a modern processor you can have say 8GB of RAM and create a 4GB ramdisk on the portion Windows cannot access, effectively giving you 8GB of RAM (though doesn't work Nope, doesn't work.

The only things open are Google Chrome, Windows Live Messenger, mIRC, Windows Media Player, Task Manager, Yahoo Messenger and Bit-Torrent, and none eat memory.

Sign in to report inappropriate content. The hardware is what it is and can't be changed. This feature is not available right now. My home income is not enough to buy so much, and even this PC was bought after I saved up for a long time, so don't tell me that it's nothing.

I disabled the page-files on all the partitions, but TM still shows a massive usage of 2.5 GB as I am writing this article. Whats the problem? When windows has fully loaded, set up Homegroup again.Regards,DP-KHi again.....First let me say your instructions are very well written, i.e. this contact form expresszor 117,068 views 4:25 How to Turn Off Windows Automatic Update On Windows 10 - Duration: 1:05.

i have 8gb of memory, and it was using half!!! If so, I have shared a common folder, so don't need to have Media Player nosing around other folders on other computers anyway! I don't need this crap hoarding 50% of my CPU Coltan I have had this issue for about a month now, extremely frustrating and i have done what you guys have Please try again now or at a later time.

Errors point to memory but Memtest keeps passing. What's causing this much RAM and page-file usage? The 2 entries here need to be removed, as the first will be trying to index the whole of your user profile and the second will be trying to index the Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Questions.

Read through the thread and noticed a thing or two.So, you ran windows 7 32 bit in the old pc and all was well, but now your new pc (also with Revvvhead I figured this out after having the same issue. ColoradoRob Worked like a charm!!!! The main benefit of a 64bit OS is that when you put 4 gigs of ram in your pc, you have 4 gigs available for programs and OS. 64 bit OS

Sumeet Kumar I tried with the procedure u explained above but couldn't succeed , and got the problem Could not stop the Windows service name service on Local Computer. Click on each of the four libraries in turn and post back with the paths for each one. Click on each of the four libraries in turn and post back with the paths for each one. Parris Shay-Shay AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

I removed those as well. The Display Properties shows 358 MB as Total available graphics memory, 3072 MB as Dedicated Video Memory and 1382 MB as SHared System Memory. Choose Memory private working sets and Memory working sets. View in gallery Once the computer is restarted, head back to the Properties once again and change the Startup Type to Automatic.

And for the record...more users use 32-bit than 64-bit, if not there, at least here they use. Chris BTW it didnt matter how much RAM you have because it goes off of what is available and eats it for a snack. Thanks SO much…. Your grade 10 English Teacher IT'S "AFFECT" "AFFECT" IS THE VERB 99% OF THE TIME TWMP NETWORK IS NOT BRINGING ABOUT PEOPLE IT IS AFFECTING PEOPLE A WINDOWS SERVICE CANNOT MAKE