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Windows successfully diagnosed a low virtual memory condition. The following programs consumed the most virtual memory: sfc.exe (7716) consumed 727183360 bytes

seems high?

 

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Hello chavez243ca, hardware and/or Operating System Virtual Memory is used when your Random Access Memory (RAM modules) no longer have sufficient room for more data to be temporarily stored. This is usually caused by not having enough RAM memory for both your Operating System & the third-party software apps you use including Immunet. A RAM module that's reached it's end of service life & is about to completely fail is not out of the question too.

One solution would be to upgrade your RAM modules to a higher gigabyte rating. For instance my Win 7 x64 system requires "at the very least" 2 gigs of DDR2 RAM to function adequately. Adequate is not good enough for me, for that reason I have 8 gigs of DDR2 RAM installed (unfortunately my older mobo doesn't support DDR3). Plus I use a RAM optimization software package called CleanMem that increases the efficiency of the RAM modules by automatically deleting no longer needed page file data thus reducing RAM usage. The more available RAM you have the faster/better your OS will function.

I don't think this is the case here but unfortunately another thing to consider is if your computer had already been taken over by malware before installing Immunet. Some forms of Botnet malware will eat up all or most of your RAM and dramatically increase CPU usage while sending out DoS attacks, spam or malicious content to others.

What is your Operating System & exactly how much & what type of RAM (SDRAM, DDR, DDR2, DDR3) do you currently have installed on your motherboard?

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This is a Windows 7 Pro (x64) workstation with 6GB RAM. I will monitor the host for more low memory events and profile the running processes when I get a chance. There is a low probability that it is currently infected and it's typical light office use (browser, Word, Excel mostly). Will post back when I have more detail. Thanks.

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Hi chaves, 6 gigs of RAM should be sufficient for running the apps you mentioned. A great way to monitor your system's performance and see what apps are using the most threads and CPU usage would be to use Task Manager's Resource Monitor.

To access the Resource Monitor first open Task Manager (press Alt, Crtl, Delete), click on the Performance tab and then click on the Resource Monitor button located at the bottom. Once the Resource Monitor window is launched you have the option to click on the Overview, CPU, Memory, Disk or Network tabs to view the corresponding data. If you're interested in monitoring your RAM usage definitely click on the Memory tab to check things out.

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