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High memory usage

My PC is running extremely slow and Norton alerts me to a "high memory" usage alert. Is there a correlation and what can I do. I have Windows XP . . .

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Maybe, maybe not

Maybe, maybe not. Without any specifics, like what is using the memory, all anyone can say is maybe. Of course Symantec is hardly above using scare tactics to peddle their crap, so the high memory use may just be a red herring designed to sell some other product. You want to come back with some specifics, we can make a better determination.

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What's high?

Some write here and tell of Explorer using 120 MB of RAM but I see that too on the office machines. Yes, memory use is way up now that many folk have video files and more on the desktop. But I digress.

Look a little deeper into this with TASK MANAGER and share what's the top 2 or 3 memory use items.

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