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Runtime broker 5GB memory usage :(

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Runtime broker 5GB memory usage :(

    Runtime broker constantly hits 5GB memory usage. It maxes out my RAM, and I can't work.

    A VMM log is attached for your kind examination.

    I appreciate your help!
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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

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  3. #3

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    Windows 8

    I did. There is no solution that applies to me in that thread, because that thread was written by a developer who was trying to fix a memory leak in his app.

    I already uploaded the VMM log, as it was requested in that thread.
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    Windows 8

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  5. #5

    Posts : 683
    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64

    There are multiple ways you can deal with this, the simplest is to avoid dealing with it.

    1. Disable a service called Time broker.
    2. Uninstall problematic metro apps, sure hard, if you do not know, which are causing it.
    3. Try to use CleanMem Free - it will tell Windows to release the memory regardless.

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    Windows 8

    Thanks for the quick reply, I will look into it later.
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