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High Memory usage by w3wp.exe and sqlserver.exe

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I'm running a server 2003 R2 SP2 with WSUS 3.0 SP1. The w3wp.exe and sqlserver.exe processes are using up to 350MB RAM at some times. I have received Event 1000 logs and am unsure how to stop this from happening. Is this a normal thing or can this be stopped.

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1. How many sites are running in server and did u spot the site with the PID number from task manager and

cmd>iisapp

And isolate the site forst and see if they are populating the DB with and unending loop or something difrnt fom what is has been designed to perform...
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