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Windows Explorer taking too much RAM memory

  1. #1


    Croatia
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

    Windows Explorer taking too much RAM memory


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    As you can see from the picture, Windows Explorer is taking too much RAM memory and it is slowing down my computer. I am fighting with this for 3 days with no victory. Can you guys please help me?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    Download process explorer (Download Microsoft Process Explorer For Free - MajorGeeks) and see what threads are running within explorer.exe Post a screen shot so we can further take a look
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  3. #3


    Croatia
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64


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  4. #4


    Croatia
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64


    Any further help on this one?
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Windows Explorer taking too much RAM memory
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